How Do You Become A Doctor In The Military?
Many people spend their childhood and adolescence dreaming of becoming a doctor, only to find that a medical education is financially beyond their reach. The U.S. military has several programs that can help you, if you’re eligible, to achieve your goals without worrying about the finances. Qualified participants are given full tuition, monthly stipends and compensation for books and supplies, in exchange for military service. Step 1 Join the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC). If you are still in high school, you may qualify for a university scholarship. If you are already in college, contact your local ROTC representative and speak to him about joining. Generally speaking, in exchange for every year of military-funded education you receive, you give one year of service. Step 2 Enroll in university military science and leadership courses in addition to the coursework required for medical school. Medical schools require that you have completed 1 year of biology with a lab, 1 year of