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NROTC Scholarship Program

The Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) Scholarship Program plays an important role in preparing mature young men and women for leadership and management positions in an increasingly technical Navy and Marine Corps. The Program is available to qualified students who graduate from high school before August 1 of the year they intend to start college. Selected candidates will receive full tuition, books stipend, educational fees and other financial benefits at many of the country’s leading colleges and universities.

The Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) program is a college-based, commissioned officer training program of the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps.

Eligibility:

  • U.S. Citizenship, a naturalized U.S. Citizen or in process of becoming a naturalized U.S. Citizen
  • Not less than 17 years old by Sept. 1 of year starting college and no more than 23 on December 31 of that year
  • Must not have reached 27th birthday by December 31 of year in which graduation and commissioning are anticipated
  • Applicants with prior military service may be eligible for age adjustments for amount of time equal to their prior service, on month-by-month basis, for maximum of 36 months, if they will not reach 30th birthday by December 31 of year graduation and commissioning are anticipated
  • High school graduation or equivalency certificate by August 1 of year of entrance into four-year NROTC Scholarship program
  • No moral obligations or personal convictions that prevent conscientious bearing of arms and supporting and defending the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign or domestic or to taking an oath to perform such acts.
  • Medically qualified by Navy or Marine Corps standards
  • You must not have any body piercing or tattoos that violate Navy or Marine Corps policy.
  • Students with 30 or more semester hoursor students with 45 or more quarter hours of college credit upon submission of the online application are not eligible for the NROTC National Scholarship. It is recommended that these students contact the Professors of Naval Science at the Host University’s NROTC Unit to discuss other scholarship opportunities.
  • You must be within Navy or Marine Corps height/weight standards when you report.
  • Apply for and gain admission to an approved NROTC college or university
  • Active duty Navy applicants are ineligible to apply for NROTC program through COMNAVCRUITCOM.

How to Apply:

In order to apply to the U.S. Naval Academy you must go to the website below and complete the application process.

Supporting Documents:

In addition to the online application, the following items must also be completed:

  • Applicants must conduct an Applicant Fitness Assessment (AFA) and provide the score sheet to your recruiter.
  • The recruiter/coordinator will be arranging for one or more officer interviews, teacher recommendations, gathering transcripts, and ensuring that test scores are received from the testing agencies.
  • Navy/Nurse Applicants: If you are already attending College and your Officer Interview was not conducted by an NROTC Unit Staff Officer, you may have a new Officer Interview conducted by an NROTC Staff Officer if you desire. Contact your local NROTC Unit to schedule an Officer Interview
  • Applicants must work with their recruiter/coordinator to ensure the application is complete and forwarded for consideration no later than the first week of March in order for it to be considered by the selection board.
  • Applicant must continue to check their application status on the website to ensure their application is processed.

Financial Aid and Award Money:

National Scholarship Benefits:

  • Full tuition at one of the listed colleges or universities. Questions regarding payment of tuition, fees, books, and stipends should be directed toward the specific NROTC Unit.
  • All mandatory fees imposed by the School on all full-time undergraduate students.
  • Stipend for text books: Currently $750 per academic year ($375 per semester or $250 per quarter)
  • Provide uniforms and Naval Science textbooks and three summer cruises
  • Subsistence allowance each academic month:
  1. Freshmen – $250/month
  2. Sophomore – $300/month
  3. Junior – $350/month
  4. Senior – $400/month

Two and Three-Year Scholarship Benefits:

  • Full tuition at one of the listed colleges or universities. Questions regarding payment of tuition, fees, books and stipends should be directed toward the specific NROTC Unit.
  • All colleges/university educational fees
  • Provide uniforms and Naval Science textbooks
  • Summer Cruise, 3-Year will receive 2 cruises and 2-Year will receive 1 cruise
  • Stipend for text books
  • Currently $750 per academic year ($375 per semester or $250 per quarter)
  • Subsistence allowance each academic month:
  1. Sophomore – $300/month
  2. Junior – $350/month
  3. Senior – $400/month

NROTC College Program:

  • Provides uniforms and Naval Science textbooks.
  • College Program students selected for “advanced standing” receive a stipend for maximum of 20 months. Advance standing is only available starting the junior year of college. Stipend per academic month is $350 junior year and $400 senior year.

Application Deadline:

The deadline for submitting an application is midnight (CST) January 31, 2018.

Link for More Information:

http://www.nrotc.navy.mil/

 

 

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