SCOLARSHIPS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Air Force ROTC offers scholarships in all academic majors necessary to meet Air Force needs. These needs can change from year to year. You should carefully consider the academic majors you put in your application. You may list up to three majors, but you should only list academic majors you would be willing to pursue.
If you are selected for a scholarship, Air Force ROTC will notify you of the type of scholarship and major of the offer. You must then accept or decline the scholarship offer in that major.
The most highly desired majors for Air Force ROTC cadets are electrical engineering, computer engineering, meteorolgy, nuclear physics and nuclear engineering. Scholarship applicants selecting these majors might receive priority in the scholarship selection process. We encourage High School Scholarship Program applicants to apply and pursue technical and foreign language majors, as they are critical to the Air Force's mission. Technical scholarship offers are awarded at a rate of approximately 80 percent followed by foreign language majors. Very few foreign language nontechnical scholarships are awarded.
For all nontechnical scholarships, cadets must successfully complete either four semesters of a single foreign language or 24 hours of math and physical science (with a minimun grade of C-) before they graduate/commission.
A variety of scholarships and opportunities are available throughout the year in the AFROTC. Several Cadets are awarded scholarships to complete their Private Pilot Training Course and receive their license.
This summer an opportunity to participate in the AAES (AFROTC Aviation Experience Scholarship) also known as the “AFJROTC 2019 Flight Academy” was awarded to a cadet from Detachment 756. The host university was Southeastern University in Lakeland Florida, where the flight academy was International Aeroacademy in Lakeland Linder International Airport. She received ground school, took the written test, solo flight and finally the Check Ride. After completing with the required standards she was awarded a private pilot license, her assigned aircraft was a Technam P-2008.
Some extracurricular activities involved:
-Space X launch: Cape Canaveral, Fl
-Busch Gardens: Tampa, Fl
-Aerospace Discovery museum:Lakeland Linder international Airport
-NOAA Headquarters: Lakeland Linder international Airport
Project GO (Global Officer) is a Department of Defense initiative aimed at improving language skills, regional expertise, and the intercultural communication skills of future military officers. Project GO offers funding to ROTC students for domestic and study abroad language programs during the summer. Funding for study abroad during the academic year is on a case-by-case basis.
-Receive a fully funded scholarship for critical language study
-Qualify for language proficiency bonus pay
-Open pathways to career opportunities that require language and area studies
-Earn university creditsand fulfill language requirements