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email@example.com (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 firstname.lastname@example.org • 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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