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  Reserve Officer Training Corps - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
ROTC produces 60 percent of all officers in the U.S. armed forces, and 75 percent of U.S. Army officers.
General Colin Powell, ROTC commissionee at the City University of New York, served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during Operation Desert Storm and later as Secretary of State from 2001 - 2005.
The college ROTC program to produce the most 4-star Army generals is North Carolina State University, second only to the United States Military Academy in the number of 4-star generals produced.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/ROTC   (1024 words)

 What is ROTC?
For instance, an ROTC cadet might be found leading classmates through adventure training, or down a river in a raft or up a mountain wall.
ROTC awards them to students studying science, engineering, business, as well as a variety of other majors.
At some schools an ROTC scholarship is worth up to $60,000, which goes towards tuition and educational which goes towards tuition and educational fees.
www.indiana.edu /~rotc/what_is_rotc.htm   (668 words)

 Advocates for Columbia ROTC and Students United for America
ROTC graduates follow in the citizen-soldier tradition that has been favored by American society since the days of the minuteman: a non-aristocratic officer who sees himself or herself as an integral part of the society that he/she is duty-bound to protect.
ROTC is vital for continuing the flow of new ideas into the military by officers with a liberal education.
ROTC is racist: Just like the rest of the military, ROTC is racist, preferring protestant white males to serve in their officer caste over just about anyone else.
www.columbia.edu /cu/senate/annual_reports/03-04/rotc.htm   (2680 words)

 ROTC - Homepage - Liberty University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Army ROTC scholarships pay full tuition, books, fees, plus $250 per month first year, $300 second year, $350 third year, and $400 for your fourth year per month during school for up to 10 months a year.
ROTC enhances your undergraduate nursing education or graduate nursing education by providing the unique leadership and management training, along with the practical experience needed for success, either in the Army or in a civilian career.
As a ROTC nurse cadet, you will be able to combine college electives in military science and invaluable nurse summer training experience with your nursing program.
www.liberty.edu /studentaffairs/rotc/index.cfm?PID=430   (278 words)

 Participation in ROTC steadily increases nationwide since 9/11
National ROTC enrollment and commissioning statistics are consistent with those at Purdue, with steady increases since 2001 at nearly 300 colleges and universities, according to national ROTC sources.
Purdue's Air Force ROTC has seen a steady increase in participants and was recently selected as the Northeast Region's "High Flight" winner (in the large category) for the 2002-2003 academic year, out of 37 detachments in the region.
Army ROTC cadet Justin Grant, of Decatur, Ind., gives an OK sign to two members of the U.S. Army's elite Special Forces during combat scuba training last summer in Pensacola, Fla. Grant was one of the first cadets to receive the training.
news.uns.purdue.edu /UNS/html4ever/2004/040511.Wojtalewicz.rotc.html   (1212 words)

 FAQs / Army ROTC
It is best to join ROTC as a freshman or sophomore, however you may join as a junior depending on your previous experience etc. The junior and senior years of the program are considered the Advance Course and require two years to complete.
ROTC is a series of elective college courses, which you can begin as a freshman with no military obligation.
ROTC students choose a major in any other course of study they are interested in and qualify for.
www.plu.edu /~rotc/faqs/home.html   (1953 words)

 WPI Department of Military Science
Army ROTC courses are designed to train you to be an officer in the United States Army.
ROTC also instills strong moral values, a warrior and fitness ethos, as well as many other benefits, in order to ensure lifelong success in any endeavor.
A significant reason for joining Army ROTC is a guaranteed job in the Army after college.
www.wpi.edu /Academics/Depts/MilSci   (256 words)

 Military Science - ROTC
The ROTC experience is a character builder that strengthens self-discipline, courage, integrity and physical stamina.
ROTC programs produce more than 70 percent of the newly commissioned lieutenants entering the active Army each year.
At Coppin the ROTC scholarship is worth $80,000, which goes towards tuitions and fees, book and supplies and monthly living allowance.
www.morgan.edu /Academics/Liberal-Arts/Rotc/faq.asp   (512 words)

 Academic Programs: ROTC Overview
Classes are conducted by active duty military personnel in either the ROTC facilities on the VMI campus or the MBC campus.
The Naval ROTC program is a four-year course of instruction designed to provide VWIL cadets with reserve commissions in either the Navy or the Marine Corps.
Navy ROTC courses for the first year are the same for all cadets.
www.mbc.edu /academic/rotcoverview.asp   (894 words)

 Bambooweb: ROTC
The Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is a training function of the United States Armed Forces present on college campuses for the recruitment and education of commissioned officers.
ROTC produces 60% of all officers in the Armed Forces, and 75% of U.S. Army officers.
Army and Air Force ROTC students are referred to as Cadets, while Navy ROTC students are known as Midshipmen.
www.bambooweb.com /articles/r/o/ROTC.html   (160 words)

 The American Legion Department of New York: Programs: ROTC
ROTC officials have stated that students in the Junior ROTC programs are more apt to attend school regularly, stay out of trouble, get better grades, and were more likely to graduate than students not in the program.
While many high school ROTC students go on to college on ROTC scholarships or enlist in the military, it is a voluntary option not a requirement.
It is important to remember that ROTC instructors at both the high school and college levels select the outstanding students for awarding of the American Legion ROTC medals.
www.ny.legion.org /rotc.htm   (482 words)

 Army.com - ROTC
Some of the options offered by the Army ROTC are 2, 3, and 4 year scholarships that cover tuition and fees up to $68,000, living expenses of up to $4,000 a year as well as an annual allowance for books.
ROTC scholarships are awarded to applicants regardless of the cadet's families' financial status and are based solely on merit.
Enrolling in the Army ROTC Basic Course does NOT require a commitment to serve in the Army unless you are the recipient of an Army ROTC scholarship.
www.army.com /education/rotc01.html   (435 words)

 ROTC Resurgent
ROTC at Harvard is standing taller after September 11 and after what CNN calls "old-fashioned flag-waving" by President Lawrence H. Summers.
Harvard made payments to MIT to cover the administrative costs of training its students until 1993, when it stopped doing even that on the grounds that the ban on homosexuals in the military violated the University's nondiscrimination policy.
The Advocates for Harvard ROTC seek "the complete acceptance of ROTC by Harvard," says David Clayman '38, the founder and chair of the group, which issued its first newsletter in the fall.
www.harvard-magazine.com /on-line/050229.html   (510 words)

 The Harvard Crimson :: News ::
During the summer between their junior and senior years, cadets spend six weeks at a ROTC advanced camp at Fort Bragg, N.C., where they are evaluated on their leadership potential, training exercises, and live weapons firings, says Captain Jeffrey A. Welch, a ROTC instructor at MIT.
In exchange for enrollment in a college ROTC unit, passing grades, and at least three years of duty after graduation, the armed services will provide a student with military training, uniforms, books, a $100 per month stipend, and a commission in the service after graduation.
In comparison, all 46 members of Navy ROTC and the 21 members of Air Force ROTC are receiving scholarships, according to Navy Lieutenant K. Callahan and both instructors of ROTC units at MIT.
www.thecrimson.com /article.aspx?ref=127877   (1356 words)

 He fights to restore Harvard's ROTC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Clayman, who turns 85 in March, said it is time to lift the stigma of ROTC at the liberal Ivy League school, especially in light of the events of Sept. 11.
He broke a 30-year freeze where they were ignored, where ROTC was ignored by the students and faculty," said Clayman, the former Lawrence and Methuen high schools math department head.
The Army executive officer in charge of the ROTC Paul Revere Battalion at MIT said Clayman is the force behind the movement to bring cadets back to Harvard.
www.eagletribune.com /news/stories/20020208/LN_002.htm   (872 words)

 Army ROTC
ROTC cadets incur no military obligation during their freshman and sophomore years.
In other words, if you earn an ROTC scholarship and decide the program is not for you after your first year, you can exit the program without any obligations to the Army.
After graduation all ROTC cadets are required to fulfill their service commitment in the Active Army, Army National Guard, or the Army Reserve for an eight-year period.
seventeen.princetonreview.com /cte/articles/military/armyrotc.asp   (492 words)

 Jackson State University ROTC Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Army ROTC is a program of leadership and military skills training with emphasis on team-building and problem solving.
ROTC students also have opportunities for special military training such as Airborne, Air Assault, Troop Leadership, and Northern Warfare.
Students enrolled at Jackson State University or cross-enrolled campuses may compete for three-year and two-year awards as freshmen and sophomores; students with B averages or between are competitive.
ccaix.jsums.edu /~fbrown/final2.htm   (583 words)

 Norwich University
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) courses are required for students in the Corps of Cadets.
Except for Nursing students, to be enrolled in Norwich University's ROTC program or courses, a student must be a member of the Corps of Cadets.
ROTC programs provide students with an understanding of the principles of military, aerospace, and naval science; develop professional knowledge in these fields; build attitudes of integrity, honor, and individual responsibility; and encourage appreciation of national security requirements.
www.norwich.edu /cadets/rotcrequirements.html   (301 words)

Air Force ROTC cadets who are not in a curriculum including a course in mathematical reasoning must complete a three-hour course in this area approved by the head of the Department of Aerospace Studies.
Veterans and students who had junior ROTC training while in high school may be granted placement credit for the freshman and sophomore phase and may enter the junior and senior phase if their application is approved by the Professor of Military Science or the Professor of Aerospace Studies.
Except for ROTC scholarship cadets, LSU students do not incur a military obligation by enrolling in the Army ROTC Basic Course or the Air Force ROTC General Military Course.
aaweb.lsu.edu /catalogs/2000/rotc.htm   (1370 words)

A. No. ROTC cadets go directly to college where they earn their degree.
A. During the first two years, ROTC cadets have no military obligation (with the exception of scholarship winners).
And regardless of whether you're a scholarship winner or not, all ROTC books, supplies and equipment are furnished at not cost to you.
www.iupui.edu /~armyrotc/FAQ/faq.htm   (482 words)

 Wolfpack Battalion > Home
Army ROTC (Reserve Officers’ Training Corps) is one of the best leadership courses in the country and can be a part of your college curriculum.
Army ROTC provides individuals with the tools, training and experiences they need to become Officers in the U.S. Army.
ROTC Battalion, plus all the activities and training that are available to you.
www.ncsu.edu /army_rotc   (190 words)

 ROTC Ponders Future of Gays
Army ROTC Director and Professor of Military Science Col. Gerald T. Wellman was attending a conference in Fort Devens this week and was not available for comment.
However, Enders emphasized that whatever the outcome of the ban, enrollment in ROTC would probably be dropping in the coming years because of factors like budget cuts, reduced scholarship opportunities, and a general downsizing of the military.
Despite the very real chance that ROTC could be shut down at MIT if the ban is not lifted, Capt. Field said he does not have an opinion about the military's policy of excluding homosexuals, and would not say whether he supported or opposed the ban.
www-tech.mit.edu /V113/N9/rotc.09n.html   (1069 words)

 GoArmy.com > Army ROTC > Career Paths > Nurse Program
And, once you graduate, receive a commission in the Army Nurse Corps and pass the National Council of State Board of Nursing Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN), you’ll be guaranteed a job as a nurse and an active duty Officer, a leader in today’s Army.
ROTC offers two-, three- and four-year scholarships worth up to $68,000 and a tax-free stipend worth up to $4,000 per year.
For additional information about Army ROTC and this incentive program contact the Army ROTC department at your college, or call the ROTC Enrollment Advisor in your state.
www.goarmy.com /rotc/nurse_program.jsp   (532 words)

 Education -ROTC.htm
ROTC programs were designed to augment the service academies in producing leaders and managers for the armed forces.
ROTC programs allow students to do this while completing their college education.
Upon graduation members are commissioned (certified) by the President of the United States to serve as a leader in active, reserve or guard components of each branch.
www.military.com /Education/Content?ESRC=ggl_rotc.kw&file=ROTC.htm   (391 words)

The basic course is normally pursued by the student during the freshman and sophomore years, and the advanced course is normally pursued during the junior and senior years.
Each advanced-course student is required to attend a six-week ROTC summer camp at the completion of his junior year.
Successful completion of the ROTC program qualifies the student for appointment as a second lieutenant in the Regular Army, Army Reserve, or Army National Guard.
www.vsu.edu /pages/756.asp   (199 words)

 The BOBCAT Battalion - Army ROTC at Texas State University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Army ROTC has always been one of America's leading sources of scholarships, making awards to thousands of the highest-caliber students each year.
The Army ROTC Four-Year Scholarship Program gives students who have graduated from high school the opportunity to attend college and also earn a commission through participation in the ROTC scholarship program.
The Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program provides selected active duty enlisted members of the Army an opportunity to complete their baccalaureate degree requirements and obtain a commission through participation in the ROTC scholarship program.
www.txstate.edu /armyrotc/TXschol.htm   (315 words)

 ROTC / Military Science at St. Mary's University
Army ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) is the smartest college course you can take.
The qualities that ROTC training instills will be vital to a productive and rewarding future.
Army ROTC is a college elective that teaches you the skills needed for a successful career.
www.stmarytx.edu /rotc   (157 words)

 About Mercer:  ROTC
The Mercer University ROTC unit was activated in 1947.
With military science instruction and associated activities, ROTC courses, open to all students as electives and without obligation, aim to develop leadership and managerial potential, provide an understanding of the requirements and organization for national security and instill a strong sense of personal integrity and individual responsibility.
All Army ROTC scholarships currently pay $17,000 annually for tuition and fees, $600 annually for books, and an annual stipend of $250—$350 per month for up to 10 months.
www2.mercer.edu /About_Mercer/rotc.htm   (181 words)

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