STIPENDS AND TRAVEL EXPENSES
Each academic year, scholarship recipients receive stipends to cover living and book expenses. The chart below provides a list of the current stipend entitlements based on the student’s status.
Living Expense Stipend
|Note: Three-year scholarship recipients will not begin to receive scholarship stipends or have their tuition and fees payments covered until the beginning of their sophomore year.|
All high school scholarship recipients are authorized to have their travel expenses covered from their home to their Air Force ROTC detachment’s college or university where the student intends to enroll. Scholarship recipients will receive reimbursement approximately 30 days after the start of school.
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After graduation, in exchange for getting their college education paid for, a contracted cadet accepts a commission as a second lieutenant in the Air Force. Most cadets make a four-year, active duty service commitment.