Qualify for Army ROTC? Receive full pay room and board!
Students participating in the Army ROTC program while attending JBU will receive full pay room and board.
In addition to the first two years of academic study, John Brown University in cooperation with the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville and the U.S. Army, offers two years of advanced instruction in Military Science. Additional Army ROTC Academic information can be found here.
Financial assistance is available to qualified students enrolled in ROTC courses. The Army offers 2-, 2.5-, 3-, 3.5-, and 4-year scholarships. Scholarships can also be used to pay for graduate schooling. Scholarship students receive a monthly tax-free allowance ranging from $250 to $400, payment of all tuition expenses, textbook payment, and payment of certain other fees. Students participating in the Army ROTC program while attending John Brown University, will receive full pay room and board.
A unique financial assistance program is available to all Army ROTC sophomore (MSII), junior (MSIII) and senior (MSIV) students through the Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP). This program allows these students to be enrolled in Army ROTC while simultaneously serving with a Reserve or National Guard unit. Financial benefits of this program presently provide approximately $600-$1,100 per month to SMP students. In addition, ARMY ROTC SMP students will also receive Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA) which will pay 100% of tuition up to $4,500.00 per year. Eligible Army National Guard students may also receive additional financial assistance through the Guard Tuition Assistance Program (GTAP).
John Brown University students interested in ROTC should contact the Academic Affairs Office (479-524-7129) for details. Additionally, information about the local programs available at the University of Arkansas can be found on the web at http://armyrotc.uark.edu/
For questions related to financial aid at John Brown University, please contact David Burney by phone (479-524-7427) or by email at DBurney@jbu.edu.