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    Director, Candidate Guidance
    US Naval Academy
    121 Blake Road
    Annapolis, MD 21402-5000
    800-NAV-ROTC (628-7682) 

    Selected applicants for the NROTC scholarship program are awarded a
    scholarship through a highly competitive national selection process.
    On graduation, NROTC Scholarship Midshipmen are commissioned as Ensigns
    in the U.S. Navy with a military service obligation of five years of
    active military service.  The Marine Corps Option midshipmen and the 
    Navy Nurse Corps Option midshipmen will be required to serve at least 
    four years of active duty.  Recipients receive full tuition and other 
    financial benefits, including an annual stipend for books plus a 
    subsistence allowance each month, which increases as you progress 
    through school.  NROTC scholarships do not pay for room and board or 
    personal items.

    To apply for an NROTC 4-year scholarship, complete an electronic
    application at  This is only the first step
    in the application process.  Contact your local NROTC recruiter for
    additional requirements.

    Take the SAT or ACT test as early as possible and release scores 
    directly to the NROTC program using Code 0656 on the test registration
    form.  (There is no other means of providing the scores.)

    For minimum SAT and ACT score requirements, please visit website above.
    Minimum AFQT (Armed Forces Qualification Test) score of 74

    If the noted academic criteria cannot be met, other opportunities exist
    for an NROTC scholarship - please contact your local Navy or Marine
    Recruiter or NROTC Unit.

    Apply to at least 3 NROTC approved colleges or universities you would 
    like to attend.  Acceptance is your responsibility.  It is advisable 
    to apply to your university choices by November 1.

    Scholarship applications must be submitted by midnight (CST)
    January 31.

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