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Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation
1250 NE Interstate 410 Loop # 810, San Antonio, TX 78209
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    United States Coast Guard Academy
    Attn:  Public Affairs Officer
    31 Mohegan Avenue
    New London, CT  06320-8103
    Admissions Hotline: 800-883-8724
    Competition is open to any young American who meets the basic
    eligibility requirements.  Unlike the other Service Academies, the
    Coast Guard Academy does not require a congressional nomination.

    Candidates requirements:
    Must be a U.S. citizen of sound moral character, unmarried with no 
    dependents or financial debt, 17-22 years of age by the last Monday
    in June, a high school graduate or G.E.D. recipient (or will be prior 
    to entry).  Standardized Test Scores (SAT/ACT) are optional but 
    encouraged. SAT Code is 5807.  ACT Code is 0600.  

    If medical exams are not completed by April 15, or if qualifications 
    are still uncertain by May 1, you may not be eligible for further

    Applications for appointment open July 15 and close January 15. 
    Early-Action deadline is October 15.   All materials and related
    documents must be received by January 15. 

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