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LTC Travis Habhab, Chair 305 E. 23rd Street, Stop C3603 78712 • 512-471-5639
Simultaneous Membership Program

Available to any full time college student willing to join both Army ROTC and Army National Guard. The SMP option is also available to current members of the Reserve Component (Army Reserve or National Guard) or non-scholarship ROTC cadets.

 Benefits of the Simultaneous Membership Program include:

  • Commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in EITHER the Army National Guard or active duty
  • Will not be required to deploy while in school
  • Drill pay at E5 grade (or higher based on current rank) per month (about $300)
  • 2 Week Annual Training Pay ($2000)
  • ROTC Stipend (up to $500 based on MS course)
  • Federal Tuition Assistance ($250 per credit hour up to 16 hours)
  • State Tuition Reimbursement Program ($9000)
  • G.I. Bill benefits for those who qualify

Requirements:

  • 2 year program
  • Full time college student
  • Join Army ROTC
  • Join Army National Guard
  • Attend ROTC classes "simultaneously" in both their assigned unit and their ROTC unit.
  • Complete bachelor's degree or master's degree
  • Complete ROTC advanced course.

Dedicated National Guard

  • DEDNG scholarships cover full tuition.
  • There is no limit to the number of scholarships given out each year in every state and U.S. territory.
  • Recipients also receive up to $1,200 for books
  • Grad students can also apply if they have only two years remaining until they graduate.
  • Cadets participate in SMP program
    • Commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army National Guard
    • Will not be required to deploy while in school

    • Drill pay at E5 grade (or higher based on current rank) per month (about $300).
    • 2 Week Annual Training Pay ($2000)

    • ROTC Stipend (up to $500 based on MS course)

    • Federal Tuition Assistance ($250 per credit hour up to 16 hours)

    • State Tuition Reimbursement Program ($9000)

    • G.I. Bill benefits for those who qualify
  • Obligation will begin with commission (right after a degree is obtained)
    • You will incur an 8 year military obligation

Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty

  • GRFD is for students entering their junior year of college with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • GRFD scholarships cover full tuition
  • Recipients also receive up to $1,200 for books
  • Cadets participate in SMP program
    • Commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army Reserves
    • Will not be required to deploy while in school

    • Drill pay at E5 grade (or higher based on current rank) per month (about $300).
    • 2 Week Annual Training Pay ($2000)

    • ROTC Stipend (up to $500 based on MS course)

    • Federal Tuition Assistance ($250 per credit hour up to 16 hours)

    • State Tuition Reimbursement Program ($9000)

    • G.I. Bill benefits for those who qualify

  • Obligation will begin with commission (right after a degree is obtained)
    • You will incur an 8 year military obligation
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