Four Year Scholarship:

  • Full Tuition at one of the listed colleges of universities
  • All mandatory fees imposed by the School on all full-time undergraduate students, except for the following:
    a. Any fee due to withdrawing, failing or repeating a course.
    b. Any fee of tuition above or in addition to those normally charged that are for an elective course not required in a degree or to fulfill any NROTC program requirements.
    c. Refundable fees, such as deposits.
    d. Charges incurred for damaging property.
    e. Fees assessed by the School for failure to comply with any School requirement.
    f. Fees for advance placement examinations
    g. Medical or dental insurance
    h. Fees in connection with any  Aviation or flight training course.
  • Stipend of $750 per academic year for text books.
  • Provide all uniforms
  • Three summer cruises
  • Subsistence allowance each academic month



  • Freshmen – $250
  • Sophomore – $300
  • Junior – $350
  • Senior – $400
  • The length of the scholarship benefits is predicated upon the student’s degree plan. Students will receive. Students will receive scholarship benefits only for the first time required to receive their Baccalaureate Degree or 4 years, which ever comes first. If additional benefits are necessary, students may request, and in some cases, be granted fifth-year benefits.



  • Eligibility requirements as the Four-Year scholarship with the following additional requirements;
  • Must have 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) but no more than 90 semester hours (135 quarter hours)
  • Must have a minimum college GPA of 2.5
  • Must be admitted to or in the process of gaining admittance to a school affiliated with the NROTC Unit from which they are being nominated.
  • Students may apply for only one of two program options; Navy or Nurse (Not open to Marine Applicants)

Scholarship Benefits

  • Provide uniforms and Naval Science textbooks
  • Summer Cruise
  • Stipend for textbooks
  • Currently $750 per academic year
  • Subsistence allowance each academic month
  • Length of the scholarship is predicated upon the students degree plan. Students will receive scholarship benefits only for the time required to complete their baccalaureate degree or initial length of scholarship, whichever comes first.

Application Process

  • You must apply via the NROTC unit of the university you wish to attend
  • You must conduct an NROTC Applicant Fitness Assessment and provide your scores to the NROTC Unit from which they are seeking a nomination in order for their application to be considered complete and forwarded for consideration by the selection board.
  • Contents of application:
    Application letter
    Signed and dated Personnel Data Record
    Current copy of college transcripts
    Letter of admission
    Degree plan
    Statement of Understanding
    Drug Statement
    Debarment Statement
    Letters of reference

 NROTC College Programs

  • Applicants selected from students already attending or accepted by colleges with NROTC programs.
  • Provides uniforms and Naval Science textbooks
  • College Program students selected for “advanced standing” receive a stipend for a maximum of 20 months. Stipend per academic month is $350 junior year and $400 senior year.
  • When accepted, two-year applicants will attend six-and-a-half week Naval Science Institute program in Newport, RI during summer between Sophomore and Junior year.
  • On graduation, two and four year College Program midshipmen may be commissioned as Ensigns in the Naval Service or Second Lieutenants in the Marine Corps.

Minority Serving Institution Scholarship Program

(Naval Option Only)

Frederick C. Branch Leadership Scholarship

 (Marine Option Only)

U.S Air Force Academy

 (Air Force Option Only)

U.S Naval Academy

 (Naval and Marine Option Only)

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