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Department of Military Science
College of Liberal Arts


 

Since 1967, we have been producing Army Officers and developing leaders of character. ROTC, which stands for Reserve Officers Training Corps, is a program of military instruction that takes place on 270 college and university campuses nation-wide. The origin of military instruction in civilian colleges dates back to 1819. Army ROTC is the experience of a lifetime that helps you acquire the skills that promote success in life after college. Through our cutting-edge leadership development curriculum and corporate partnership programs, Army ROTC will transform you into the leader of tomorrow.

Give Back

Donate to the JSU Army ROTC Program! There are many ways you can give back to support the Cadets of the Tiger Battalion. We hope you will consider donating to the following causes:

Dr. John A. Peoples Jr., Endowed Scholarship for ARMY ROTC

The Dr. John A. Peoples, Jr., Endowed Scholarship for ARMY ROTC supports provides scholarships for Cadets to pay for tuition, textbooks, supplies, and other fees included in the cost of education for eligible students. The University Scholarship Office or representatives thereof will be responsible for selecting the recipients utilizing the following criteria: 1) Cadet must be a sophomore or junior, 2) Cadet must be enrolled in the JSU Army ROTC Program, and 3) Cadet must have a G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher. To give, go to https://www.jsums.edu/giveonline/ and select "Army ROTC Scholarship Fund" under Specific Fund/Scholarship.

JSU ROTC Alumni Program (JRAP)

All donations to the JRAP come from Tiger Battalion Alumni through annual dues, class gifts, or individual donations. These funds will primarily go towards Alumni events such as the Hall of Fame Ceremony, Homecoming activities, etc. We encourage Alumni to make collective donations on behalf of their class.

Tiger Battalion Cadet Funds

Any donations to this cause will fund Cadet events like the annual Dining In, Spring Gala, Commissioning Ceremonies, and support to JSU football games. You can donate via check or cash, or by PayPal using armyrotc@jsums.edu. We are proud to announce that the Tiger Battalion Cadet Fund is a 501(c)(3) registered organization!

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Training Tomorrow’s Leaders Today!

The Jackson State University Army ROTC Tiger Battalion serves the greater Jackson Area in order to train Cadets/Student to become future Army Officers as well as leaders in the professional business world. Our program is the host Army ROTC program for Belhaven College, Delta State University, Millsaps College, Mississippi College, Mississippi College School of Law, Mississippi Valley State University, Tougaloo College, and University of Mississippi Medical Center’s School of Nursing.

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LEARN BY DOING

Along with great leadership training, Army ROTC can pay for your college tuition and provide money for books and other living expenses. ROTC also awards merit scholarships to hundreds of students each year. Qualify, and you could get a scholarship and monthly allowance worth up to $80,000 at some schools.

“Challenging Minds, Changing Lives.”

APPLY YOUR KNOWLEDGE

The Jackson State University Army ROTC Tiger Battalion serves the greater Jackson Area in order to train Cadets/Student to become future Army Officers as well as leaders in the professional business world. Our program is the host Army ROTC program for Belhaven CollegeDelta State UniversityMillsaps CollegeMississippi CollegeMississippi College School of LawMississippi Valley State UniversityTougaloo College, and University of Mississippi Medical Center’s School of Nursing.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

ROTC graduates have a plethora of career options as Officers in the United States Army.

RESOURCES

 

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Useful Links

READY TO JOIN?

For more information on joining the Tiger Battalion, please text “NG70” to 462769 or contact us at (601) 979- 8600.  You may also fill out our information form below. We look forward to meeting with you and seeing how our program can help you achieve your goals.

DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY SCIENCE

Location

College of Liberal Arts, 4th Floor
1400 John R. Lynch Street
PO Box 17569
Jackson, MS 39217-0369

Contact

PHONE: (601) 979-8600
FAX: (601) 979-9870

Email

armyrotc@jsums.edu

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