North Carolina Army National Guard and
U.S. Army Reserves with Army ROTC
The National Guard and Reserve option is a great alternative for financial assistance in lieu of a scholarship. In SY 2013-2014,
60% of our ECU Cadets were in either the National Guard or Reserves. This option, called the Simultaneous
Membership Program (SMP), allows you to pursue your education and receive the financial benefits
of a National Guard or Reserve Soldier.
National Guard Benefits: