Interested in a career as an officer in the U.S. Air Force or Space Force? Join our program!
How to join AFROTC
In general, full time students at The Citadel with at least three years left in their degree program are eligible to join AFROTC.
College Freshman: Register for our Freshmen AFROTC academic classes (Fall AERO 101 / Spring AERO 102) and Leadership Laboratory (LLAB, AERO 450).
College Sophomore: Register for our Sophomore AFROTC academic classes (Fall AERO 201 / Spring AERO 202) and Leadership Laboratory (AERO 450).
*If you are joining our program as a sophomore, please make an appointment with a cadre member to determine your academic plan and commissioning timeline. In general, we require three full years to commission through our program.
High School Scholarship Program (HSSP): High School seniors may compete by completing an online application at afrotc.com, and must submit application by January of their senior year of high school. Visit afrotc.com for scholarship application guidance and suspense dates.
Selection based on: GPA, SAT/ACT, Fitness Assessment, extra-curricular activities, AFROTC Interview, and desired academic major
In-College Scholarship Program (ICSP): AFROTC offers two- to three-year scholarships to college students in all majors. Beginning Spring semester of Freshman year, all eligible cadets enrolled in AFROTC will automatically compete for an in-college scholarship. Visit afrotc.com for details on the ICSP.
Selection based on: College GPA, Fitness Assessment Score, Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT) score, and Commander’s Ranking
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