Army ROTC is unlike any other college course you can take because we offer leadership and management training that you cannot get anywhere else here at CUNY.

  • Those who make the decision to participate in ROTC whether civilian or currently enlisted are made into a Non-Deployable status.

ROTC Scholarship Students

  • All tuition or Room and Board fees are paid for by the ROTC Scholarship.
  • Students additionally receive book payments up to $1,200 each year.

Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty (GRFD) Scholarship Students

  • Scholarship recipient has a supplementary source for tuition payment and can alternatively apply the scholarship towards room and board)
  • Students can receive 100% payment for on-campus room and board. For those students living off-campus, they will receive payment based on the average room and board costs as determined by the College.

ROTC Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP) Cadets (Reserve)

    • Students receive tuition assistance up to $4500/year.

(Note: Students must apply 30 days prior to the start of the semester)

  • Optional monthly GI Bill tax free while in college dependent on good standing with their units
  • ROTC cadets receive E-5 drill pay with their unit

ROTC Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP) Cadets (National Guard)

  • 100% tuition reimbursement for students with a 2.0 GPA or above
  • Optional monthly GI Bill tax free while in college dependent on good standing with their units
  • ROTC cadets receive E-5 drill pay with their unit

All Contracted Cadets

  • Army ROTC scholarships provide monthly living allowances for each school year. You can earn different amounts depending on your level in the Army ROTC curriculum.
  • First Year – $300
  • Second Year – $350
  • Third Year – $450
  • Fourth Year – $500
  • Commissioned Lieutenants upon graduation have the choice of joining the Active duty, National Guard or Reserve forces after graduation (exception for GRFD scholarships)
  • Students become a part of a group and form bonds and friendships with other cadets throughout the country.