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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.
    Upon graduation, midshipmen who complete all academic requirements in
    the Navy ROTC program are commissioned as Ensigns in the Navy or
    Second Lieutenants in the Marine Corps.  Navy Option midshipmen are
    required to serve a minimum of five years of military service.
    Marine Corps Option midshipmen and Navy Nurse Corps Option midshipmen
    are 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 5 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)
    December 31.