Calling all students.
We're looking for scholars, athletes and leaders to join the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC). As a UB student, you can join ROTC as part of our partnership with The Johns Hopkins University. The ROTC mission is to lead, train, develop, mentor and commission the future officer leadership of the U.S. Army.
Here's how it works:
- You'll take ROTC curriculum at The Johns Hopkins University along with your required classes at UB.
- When you graduate, you will be commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army.
- You'll get 100 percent of your college tuition paid for in return for participation in the program.
Additional Scholarships and Financial Incentives
- stipend: $300-$500/month
- books: $1,200/year
- incentives for studying a foreign language: $100-$250/month
- study abroad incentives: up to $6,000
- paid internships in law, medicine and other career fields
- loan repayment options
- one 2-hour/2-credit class per week
- one 2-hour/1-credit leadership lab per week
- three hours of physical fitness per week
- Leader's Training Course: There's a potential $5,000 bonus for this 4-week course.
- Airborne or Air Assault School: Ten days of rigorous, fast-paced training.
- Cadet Troop Leadership Training: Intern with second lieutenant platoon leaders.
- Your Commitment
- Students who receive scholarships will normally serve four years of active duty or six years of U.S. Army Reserve or National Guard duty (one weekend a month and two weeks of drill training per year).
- Non-scholarship students can participate without any service obligation up to their junior year.
- Non-scholarship students will normally serve 3 years of active duty after graduation.