Texas Tech University

Prospective Students

Start Strong in life – enroll in Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) at Texas Tech University which provides unrivalled leadership training for success in any career field. If you have a passion for it, you can find a place to fit in the Army as an officer and get the training you need to turn that passion into a career.

ROTC offers merit-based scholarships that can pay up to the full cost of tuition and open educational opportunities.

Whether you're in high school, college or already in the Army, you can become an officer in today's Army through Texas Tech Army ROTC. For more information please visit http://www.goarmy.com/rotc.html

High School Students

If you're a high school junior or senior and are interested in enrolling in Army ROTC, you can talk to your academic advisor, or contact The Texas Tech Army ROTC department for more information.

College Students

If you're interested in enrolling in Army ROTC and you are in college, you can start by talking to theArmy ROTC Enrollment Officer about taking the Army ROTC basic elective course and about the incentives available, including opportunities to compete for two-, three-, or four-year scholarships.

Junior College and Graduate Students

If you have two years remaining in college or graduate school, you are still eligible to enroll in Army ROTC. Talk to the Army ROTC Recruiting and Operations Officer about opportunities available at Texas Tech, or if this program is the right one for you.

Leader's Training Course

This course is for those college students who want to complete Army ROTC training in two years. To qualify, you must complete a challenging and motivating 28-day training program at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Upon completion of the Leader's Training Course (LTC), graduates return to campus prepared to enter the advanced course.

Enlisted Soldiers

If you are an enlisted Soldier in the Army and interested in becoming an officer, find out more about opportunities for Soldiers. Visit www.goarmy.com to learn more.

Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP)

The Simultaneous Membership Program allows you to attend Texas Tech Army ROTC and serve 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 Army Reserve or National Guard while completing college. You can earn Army Reserve/National Guard pay and benefits in addition to your Army ROTC allowances. Visit with the Recruiting and Operations Officer, the On-Campus Recruiter for the Texas Army National Guard or an Army Reserve Recruiter to learn more.


Scholarships and stipends in Army ROTC help you focus on what's important. Namely, getting that college degree — not how you'll pay for it.

High School Student Scholarships

Learn more about 4-year scholarship opportunities for high school students. http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/high-school-students.html

College Student Scholarships

There are several options available to those who are already in college and are now considering Army ROTC.


Enlisted Soldier Scholarships

Ready to make the switch to becoming an Officer? Learn more at http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/enlisted-soldiers.html

Army ROTC Scholarships

Whether you're a college-bound high school student or already attending a college or university, Army ROTC has scholarships available. Scholarships are awarded based on a student's merit and grades, not financial need.

Army ROTC scholarships consist of:

  • Two-, three-, and four-year scholarship options based on the time remaining to complete your degree
  • Full-tuition scholarships
  • The option for room and board in place of tuition, if you should qualify
  • Additional allowances for books and fees

Living Expenses

Army ROTC scholarships also provide monthly living allowances for each school year. You can earn certain amounts depending on your level in the Army ROTC curriculum:

  • 1st year, $420 per month
  • 2nd year, $420 per month
  • 3rd year, $420 per month
  • 4th year, $420 per month

This allowance is also available to all non-scholarship Cadets enrolled in the Army ROTC Advanced Course (3rd and 4th years).