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					 airforce.rotc@email.uky.edu
 (859) 257-7115
 www.ukafrotc.com




                                                                   University of Kentucky (Host)
Scholarships Available                                             Asbury College
                                                                   Bluegrass Technical College
• High School Students                                             Centre College
                                                                   Eastern Kentucky University
• Type 1—uncapped tuition/fees
                                                                   Georgetown College
• Type 2—$18,000/yr tuition/fees                                   Kentucky State University
• Type 7—$9,000/yr or in-state tuition/fees                        Midway College
• In College Scholarships                                          Transylvania University

• Type 2—$18,000/yr tuition/fees
• Type 3—$9,000/yr tuition/fees
• Type 6—$3,000/yr tuition/fees

• Express Scholarships
• Non-competitive                                                                                  airforce.rotc@email.uky.edu
• Type 2—$18,000/yr tuition/fees
• Nursing, Electrical Eng, Computer Eng, Chinese,                                                                (859) 257-7115
  Russian, Arabic, Japanese
• Kentucky State—Type 2 scholarship available for                                                              www.ukafrotc.com
  any student meeting minimum requirements
* All scholarship recipients receive $900/yr
                                                                APPLY ON-LINE at
 for books and $300-$500 monthly stipend
                                                                  www.afrotc.com
                                                               phone (859) 257-7115
  Current as of 13 Apr 09. Information subject to change.   local web www.ukafrotc.com
WHAT IS AIR FORCE ROTC? Air Force Reserve Officer               HOW MUCH TIME DO STUDENTS HAVE TO SPEND WITH                      WHAT ARE THE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES?
Training Corps (ROTC) is a program that prepares young          AIR FORCE ROTC EACH WEEK? Approximately three                     We offers over 100 career fields, including:
men and women to become officers in the United States           hours per week for freshmen and sophomores, five hours            Aircraft – pilot, navigator, maintenance
Air Force while completing a degree.                            per week for juniors and seniors.                                 Space & Missiles – satellite operations, space
                                                                                                                                  warning, missile launch operations, maintenance
IF I JOIN AIR FORCE ROTC, DOES THAT MEAN I’M                    WHAT ARE THE DRESS REQUIREMENTS? Hair must be                     Engineering – research, development and technical
JOINING THE MILITARY? No. ROTC is a training program            kept in accordance with Air Force guidelines when in uniform,     management in various engineering fields
for military officers, but the students in the program have     but that doesn’t mean students have to cut it all off. Students   Science – mathematics, nuclear physics,
not yet joined the military. Students who complete the          are required to wear uniforms to Air Force ROTC classes and       metallurgy, meteorology
ROTC program will join the military after graduating from       Leadership Lab and occasionally for special events.               Computer Science – programming, systems
college, at which time they will be commissioned as second                                                                        analysis, development
lieutenants in the Air Force.                                   WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF BEING IN AFROTC?                         Law – labor, claims, international contracts,
                                                                • Scholarships to help with the cost of tuition and books         military justice, legal assistance
WHAT IS MY OBLIGATION? Most ROTC graduates have a               • Free room and board for scholarship cadets at Asbury College    Health Sciences – physician, dentist, nurse
four-year commitment. Pilots, navigators and air battle         • A monthly, tax-free cash stipend given during the               Management – intelligence, security forces,
managers have six- to 10-year commitments after training.         academic year while on scholarship or enrolled in               personnel, air traffic control, supply, finance,
                                                                  the Professional Officer Course                                 communications, electronics, munitions
ARE THERE RESTRICTIONS AS TO WHAT STUDENTS                      • Academic credits toward the completion of most degrees          This is just a small sample. Call (859)257-7115
SELECT AS THEIR ACADEMIC MAJORS? Not at all.                    • Visits to Air Force bases and orientation flights aboard         for more information
In fact, we encourage students to take a curriculum they are       Air Force aircraft
interested in and in which they have the capability to do       • Travel on military aircraft on a space-available basis
well. Our main academic concern is that students                • Opportunity to pursue a graduate degree
maintain a grade point average (GPA) above 2.0 and attain
their degrees in the time period planned. The GPA               WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF BEING IN AIR FORCE
requirements are different for students applying for a          ACTIVE DUTY?
scholarship or who are on scholarship.                          • Rewarding, meaningful positions of responsibility
                                                                • Competitive salary and allowances
DO I HAVE TO BECOME A PILOT OR NAVIGATOR? No.                   • 100% tuition assistance toward an advance degree
The vast majority of Air Force jobs do not involve flying at    • Retirement after 20 years with a percentage of base pay
all. In the civilian world, there are thousands of jobs and     • 30 days of leave with pay each year
careers – doctors, lawyers, law enforcement, engineers,         • Medical and dental care furnished at no cost
Financial careers, food-service management – the list           • Unlimited sick leave with full pay
is endless. For almost every civilian out in the work force,    • Free housing on base or off-base housing allowance
there is an Air Force officer counterpart performing the job.   • On-base discounted shopping
                                                                • Officer’s clubs, swimming, golfing, bowling, tennis
                                                                • Daily stipend available when traveling on official orders




Q: How can you tell these are Air Force ROTC cadets?
                         A: They’re not paying tuition!

				
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