Phone: (423) 439-4269
The military science program is a cooperative enterprise between ETSU and the United States Army. The program is designed to develop the students’ managerial and leadership abilities, introduce students to the mission and organization of the United States Army and prepare advanced course students for service as commissioned officers in the Active Army, Army Reserve or Army National Guard.
An academic major in military science is not offered at ETSU. However, completion of the program qualifies the student for a commission as a second lieutenant.
Students interested in participating in the advanced phase may receive basic phase credit for having prior active or reserve component military service, three years of junior ROTC at the high school level, or for completion of ROTC Leaders Training Course (LTC).
Army ROTC scholarships pay annual tuition costs and a textbook allowance. Scholarship cadets also receive a tax-free subsistence allowance of $300-$500 a month for up to 10 months each school year in which the scholarship is in effect. In addition, the university provides 80 housing scholarships for Army ROTC scholarship recipients. High school students interested in the four-year scholarship program should contact:
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN 37614
(423) 439-5291 or 5288
College students interested in a two- or three-year scholarship should also contact the Department of Military Science.