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Guarenteed Reserve Forces Duty Scholarship (GRFDS)

Many students hope to combine a career in the private sector with service as an Officer in the Reserve Components.  For these individuals, the Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty Scholarship presents an ideal opportunity.  If selected for one of these scholarships, students will be guaranteed placement into the Reserve Components upon becoming a lieutenant.  In that way they can serve the nation as an Army Officer, while pursuing employment opportunities in the private sector of the economy.

Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP)-

The Simultaneous Membership Program allows you to attend Army ROTC and serce in the U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard at the same time. It gives you an opportunity for additional training and experience. Cadets serve as Officer trainees in the Reserve or National Guard while completing college. You can earn Reserve/Guard pay and benefits in additon to your Army ROTC allowances.​