Take the Step Towards Commissioning

Air Force ROTC provides several programs in more than 1,100 schools to encourage the best of the best to pursue a commission. These programs and their requirements are frequently changing to meet officer production and scholarship budget requirements. Visit this site for the most accurate, up-to-date information.

Here’s a short description of the currently available enlisted scholarships:


The ASCP allows enlisted personnel to separate from active duty and receive a scholarship worth up to $18,000 per year while pursuing their commission through Air Force ROTC.


Air Force ROTC (AFROTC) Professional Officer Course-Early Release Program (POC-ERP) offers active duty Air Force enlisted personnel an opportunity for an early release from active duty to enter AFROTC and receive a commission as an Air Force Officer.

Members selected for the POC-ERP will separate from active duty, sign a contract with AFROTC and become full-time college students. The program is open to undergraduate degrees only. Upon completion of all degree and commissioning requirements, cadets are commissioned as second lieutenants and returned to active duty for a period of at least four years.