The SMP program allows soldiers of the Utah National Guard (UTNG) or the Army Reserves
(USAR) to participate in the Advanced ROTC program at the same time. It is a powerful
training program that has many benefits and allows the cadet to decide if they wish
to compete for active duty or Commission into the ARNG/USAR. Army Basic Training
give ROTC credit for the Basic Course, the first two years of ROTC. Guard and Reserve
soldiers can enroll in the 1000 and 2000 level ROTC courses without contracting as
an ROTC cadet.
E-5 Drill Pay
$317/month (tax free) (amount may vary depending on previous military service status)
Kicker (6 year commitment)
$350/month (tax free)
$300-$500/month (tax free)
$4500 Federal (can not exceed)
$1500 - $4500 State - first come, first serve (maximum). STA maybe combined with
Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) and Kicker (additional tuition).
Scholarships: Get all of the above (Reserve and NG) plus pays tuition, books, and
housing (not Federal ROTC Scholarships).
GRFD ScholarshipTuition up to $20,000 per year
Books $1200 per year
ROTC Stipend $300-$500
Need a GRFD Contract
Dedicated NG Scholarship
- Can use Chapter 30 Active Duty GI Bill
- Cannot use Chapter 1606 NG/USAR Gi Bill
You will wear cadet rank, be mentored by an officer in the unit, and serve as an officer
trainee (MOS 09R20).
You must be a U.S. citizen
Junior year in college
Enlisted in the Reserves or National Guard
Minimum of a 2.0 GPA (2.5 GPA for Scholarships)
Completed basic training or equivalent
Pass the APFT
Be medically and morally qualified
If you have any questions regarding the about information, please contact: SFC Weston Roper at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (801) 599-0881, (801) 587-0086 or MAJ Eric James at email@example.com or call (801) 581-6717, (801) 403-3162 or the main office (801) 581-6716.