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Eligibility Requirements

Academic Requirements

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  • Must be a full-time student (12 credit hours) at SDSU, Dakota State University, University of Sioux Falls or Augustana University.
  • Must register for the AIR 101 Class and Lab (1 credit hour). See academic standards.
  • Must maintain a 2.0 college GPA and 2.5 GPA if on scholarship.

Fitness Requirements

  • Must meet Body Mass Index (BMI) standards within one year. See fitness standards.
  • Must pass AF Fitness test (push-ups, sit-ups, waist measurement and 1.5-mile run).
  • Must attend group fitness sessions with the cadet wing twice a week in the morning.

Medical Requirements 

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  • Must complete a sports physical (AFROTC Form 28) to participate in lab and fitness.
  • Must complete and have a qualified DODMERB physical to compete for a scholarship. See medical standards.

Other Requirements

  • Must have at least 3 years left to complete the program.
  • Must be at least 14 years old and less than 39 years old, 30 years old for a scholarship.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or able to obtain citizenship in 2 years.
  • Must be of high moral character (few civil offenses).
  • Active Duty Enlisted Airmen requirements.

Current as of: Spring 2022