Four-year college scholarships are available to highly qualified high school seniors. Interested students should contact their local Air Force recruiter or the nearest Air Force ROTC program for application instructions. Or visit AFROTC.COM to complete the application online. Applications are due by December 1 of the senior year in high school.
Three-year and two-year scholarships are also available to college students. Air Force ROTC scholarships pay college tuition, laboratory fees, incidental fees, and books. Scholarship students also receive a monthly tax-free stipend. Family income has no bearing on eligibility for an award. There are also special scholarship opportunities for minorities in all majors. For additional information, contact the Aerospace Studies Department at (205) 726-2859.
All students with a minimum 2.0 GPA accepted in the Professional Officer Course receive stipend as juniors and seniors regardless of whether they are on scholarship or not. Veterans receive this allowance in addition to their normal veteran benefits. Uniforms and textbooks for all aerospace studies courses are provided at no charge.