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Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation
1250 NE Interstate 410 Loop # 810, San Antonio, TX 78209
(210) 525-8494

    Naval Service Training Command
    250 Dallas Street
    Pensacola, FL 32508-5220
    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.

    Complete an online application at to apply
    for the NROTC 4-year scholarship.  This is only the first step.  
    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.  This is the only means of providing these 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.

    Check website for scholarship application deadlines.

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