Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)
Air Force ROTC
Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) at RHIT is
offered through a crosstown agreement with Indiana State University
and taught on the RHIT campus by active duty Air Force officers
assigned as ROTC faculty. Credits earned in the program can count
as free elective credit toward certain degree programs. All
undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to enroll in Air
Force ROTC courses; however, entry into the Profession Officer
Course is limited to qualified students who have been selected to
pursue an Air Force commission. Students completing the entire
program receive a commission and enter the active duty Air Force as
a second lieutenant.
Scholarships can be earned to pay for tuition, textbooks, and
laboratory fees. A tax-free monthly allowance, ranging from $300 to
$500 per month, is also provided for the academic year. College
students are eligible to apply for the In-College Scholarship
Program. Three-year and two-year scholarships are also available
for students pursuing particular Air Force careers or majoring in
certain academic disciplines. Uniforms and books for Air Force ROTC
classes are furnished at no charge to students.
Arnold Air Society is a professional, honorary, service
organization composed of cadets in the Air Force ROTC program.
Cadets are selected for membership based on personal merit and
academic achievement. The goal of this organization is to enhance
the Air Force ROTC programs and project the image of the United
States Air Force on campus and in the surrounding community. Silver
Wings is a co-ed organization primarily composed of college
students who are not cadets (although cadets can join). Membership
is open to the entire student population and is based on personal
merit. Silver Wings is a national, professional organization
dedicated to creating proactive, knowledgeable, and effective civic
leaders through community service and education about national
Graduates of Air Force ROTC enter active duty Air Force as
second lieutenants. They may pursue careers in technical or
non-technical specialties, or as pilots, navigators, nurses,
lawyers, and doctors. For more information please see http://www1.indstate.edu/afrotc,
call 812-237-2657, or e-mail email@example.com.
The RHIT Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program
provides leadership training for students at Rose-Hulman and helps
train officers for the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, and U.S. Army
National Guard. Army ROTC enhances a student's education and
provides unique educational opportunities by combining leadership
and management theory with actual hands-on experience. Army ROTC
helps the student to develop self-discipline, physical stamina, and
poise - the qualities basic to success in any career.
Army ROTC is an elective course, which can lead to a commission
in the United States Army. Army ROTC is a program that can enhance
education by providing unique leadership training, skills, and
management experience. It helps develop the qualities necessary for
success in either a military or civilian career. Students can earn
a college degree and an Army Officer's commission at the same
Students may enroll in the Freshman and Sophmore level courses
without any type of service commitment, and admission to upper
division courses is contingent on obligation to military service.
Numerous scholarship opportunities exist for both the active and
reserve components of the Army for those who qualify.
More information can be found at http://armyrotc.com/edu/rosehulmantech/index.htm.