Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP)

If you are already in the National Guard or Reserves, this option may be for you. Cadets are enrolled in JSU ROTC and serve in a reserve component while attending college.


A few of the benefits of this program are:

  • $4,000 per year Tuition Assistance -- * starts 12 months after graduating Advanced Individual Training.
  • $1,000 per year for books -- *National Guard Only
  • $362 per month GI Bill
  • $350 per month SMP Kicker *If you qualify
  • $265 month drill pay for contracted Cadets
  • $1,200 *2 weeks annual training