ROTC is an elective program that provides exceptional leadership training that is applicable to any career.
BENEFITS TO ENROLLING IN ROTC AT SIENA COLLEGE
- Free tuition, fees, room and board through ROTC scholarship
- Develop leadership and management skills through specialized curriculum
- Graduate as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army
- GPA of 2.5 or better
- Take Military Science course
- Leadership lab
- Physical training (3 times/week)
Start Strong in life – enroll in Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), the college elective for undergraduate and graduate students that provides unrivaled 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.
ENROLLING IN ROTC
Available at over 1,100 colleges and universities nationwide, it 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 joining ROTC.
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
If you’re a high school junior or senior and are interested in enrolling in Army ROTC, you can compete for 3 and 4 year scholarships to attend Siena College.
If you’re interested in enrolling in Army ROTC at Siena College, you can start by talking to the Army ROTC Scholarship and 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 merit-based scholarships.
JUNIOR COLLEGE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS
If you have two years remaining in junior college or graduate school, you are still eligible to enroll in Army ROTC. Talk to the Army ROTC Scholarship and Enrollment Officer on your campus.
CADET INITIAL ENTRY TRAINING
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 Cadet Initial Entry Training (CIET), graduates return to campus prepared to enter the advanced course. Talk to the Army ROTC Enrollment Officer on your campus.
SIMULTANEOUS MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM (SMP)
The Simultaneous Membership Program allows you to attend 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.
ARMY PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS PROGRAM
The Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) program is an innovative, strategic Army marketing and recruiting program that establishes partnership program with a cross-section of U.S. industries and public sector agencies. ROTC cadets enrolled in the PaYS program are eligible for a job interview and possible employment after college requirements and commissioning.