The ROTC/SMP is a voluntary officer training program designed to increase the number of ROTC officers available for the Reserve Forces Duty. It provide an incentive to encourage enrollment and participation in the ROTC advance camp.
In order to qualify for SMP, you must be a non-scholarship contracted Cadet or a scholarship contracted Cadet with a Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty (GRFD) or Minuteman (MM) scholarship from the National Guard/Reserves.
|Additional Cash Earnings to Your ROTC Financial Benefits|
|Drill Pay (E5)||$364/month|
|Federal Tuition Assistance||$4,000|
|*State Tuition Assistance||$12,570|
|Over 4 Years||$83,752|
* Note: State Tuition Assistance is only for Cadets who SMP and Commission into the California Army National Guard