Military Academies ROTC Scholarships

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Military Academies
ROTC Scholarships/Enlistments
By Hank Mason
11th Grade Counselor
Boiling Spring High School
Junior Student Parents Night
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6:00 Introduction and welcome
6:05 Air Guard
6:15 Air Force
6:25 Army Guard
6:35 Army
6:45 Marines
6:55 Navy
7:00 US Military Academies /ROTC
7:10 Financial- Aid
(Wofford College)
• 7:20 Final-11th grade information
Mason/ Gordon / West
TSgt Kenneth Monroe
TSgt Adam Raffety
SGT Gault
SGT Turner
SGT Brown
Petty Officer Biles
Cadet Thomas/Mason
Caroline Sparks
Mason
U.S. Air Force Academy
Academy Eligibility Requirements
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US Citizen
17-22 years of age
Unmarried
Good moral character
Top 20% of class
Pass Fitness Assessment
Appointment from a Congressional Rep.
U.S. Air Force Academy
Academy Eligibility Requirements
8. Apply by February of 11th grade year
9. Attend local Congressman Academy Day
Visit web site below
http://www.usafa.af.mil/index.asp
U.S. Airforce ROTC Scholarships
U.S. Airforce ROTC Scholarships
Eligibility Requirements
• To be eligible for scholarship consideration, you
must achieve an SAT composite of 1180 (Math
and Critical Reading portions only) or ACT
composite of 26 and attain a cumulative GPA of
3.0 or higher.
• The following table provides some information to
indicate whether or not you think you will be
academically competitive for an AFROTC
scholarship. This is last year’s average select rate
winners:
Eligibility Requirements
DATA
Type1
Type 2
Type 7
SAT
1435
1324
1278
ACT
32.7
30.1
28.6
GPA
3.91
3.79
3.77
Eligibility Requirements
• To apply for an Air Force ROTC scholarship,
you must have your application submitted
online by midnight December
• Physical fitness assessment
• Interview
• Web Site - http://afrotc.com/
WEST POINT U.S Military Academy
Academy Eligibility Requirements
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Start Early
Applying to West Point takes more time than applying to other colleges. Don’t wait until deadlines
are looming and it’s too late to meet them.
Explore the Campus
Schedule a campus visit to help decide whether West Point is right for you. Learn everything you
can at the academy while you’re here.
Attend the Summer Leaders Seminar
Apply to attend our week-long Summer Leaders Seminar the summer before your senior year. You’ll
experience firsthand a bit of what it means to be a cadet. Click here to download our free SLS
brochure.
Sharpen Academic Skills
Take college-preparatory and Advanced Placement courses in high school to sharpen your academic
abilities.
Take the SAT or ACT exam in your junior year. Take the exam multiple times if you like – West Point
will only consider your highest scores.
Be a Leader
Assume responsible positions in school, church, scouting and community activities. Show us you
have experience to build upon.
Get Fit
Improve your physical conditioning through cross-country running and swimming. Join a strenuous
team sport. Practice for the Candidate* Fitness Assessment, required for admission.
Academy Eligibility Requirements
• At least 17 but not yet 23 years of age
• Not married
• Not pregnant or have a legal obligation to
support a child
• A U.S. Citizen (exception: see International
Admissions)
Academy Eligibility Requirements
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ACT Scores*
Range English Math Sci Reas Read
31-36 ..........31% ........ 25% ........ 19% .......46%
26-30 ..........43% ........ 58% ........ 46% .......41%
21-25 ..........24% ........ 16% ........ 33% .......13%
16-20 ............2% .......... 1% .......... 2% .........0%
11-15 ........... 0% .......... 0% .......... 0% .........0%
Mean .............28 ........... 28 ............27 ..........30
SAT Scores*
Range Verbal Math
700-800 .......................18% ................... 22%
600-699 .......................48% ................... 57%
500-599 .......................31% ................... 20%
400-499 .........................3% ..................... 1%
300-399 .........................0% ..................... 0%
Mean .............................626 .................... 648
Academy Eligibility Requirements
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Volume of Applicants
Men Women Total
Applicant Files Started ...8,075 ...2,058 .. 10,133
Nominated .....................2,952 ......529 .... 3,481
Qualified (academically
& physically) ...........1,660 ......284 .... 1,944
Admitted ........................1,097 ......195 .... 1,292
Rank in High School Class
First Fifth .................................... 68%
Second Fifth .............................. 23%
Third Fifth .................................... 8%
Fourth Fifth .................................. 1%
Bottom Fifth ................................. 0%
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Academic Honors
Class Valedictorians ..................................... 60
Class Salutatorians ....................................... 42
National Merit Scholarship Recognition ...... 198
National Honor Society ................................ 737
Activities
Boys/Girls State Delegate ............................ 182
Class or Student Body President .................. 222
School Paper Editor, Co-Editor or Staff .... 125
Yearbook Editor or Co-Editor ..................... 79
Debate Team ............................................ 180
Dramatics .................................................... 128
Scouting Participants ................................... 509
Eagle Scout (men) or Gold Award (women) 195
Varsity Athletics ........................................ 1,278
Letter Winner .........................................
1,108
Team Captain ..........................................
708
Contact info
www.admissions.usma.edu
Director of Admissions
United States Military Academy
606 Thayer Road
West Point, New York 10996-1797
845-938-4041
admissions@usma.edu
U. S Army ROTC Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements
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Be a U.S. citizen
Be between the ages of 17 and 26
Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
Have a high school diploma or equivalent
Score a minimum of 920 on the SAT (math/verbal) or
19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test
scores)
• Meet physical standards
• Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army
on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army
Reserve or Army National Guard)
Eligibility Requirements
Your Commitment
• An eight-year service commitment with the
Army.
• Serve full time in the Army for four years and
four years with the Individual Ready Reserve
(IRR).
• Selected Cadets may choose to serve part
time in the Army Reserve or Army National
Guard while pursuing a civilian career
Eligibility Requirements
• Initial Application Deadline is in January. All
updates are required to be postmarked by
February.
• Please Note: Applications for the U.S. Army
ROTC 4-Year College Scholarship Program for
school year 2014-2015 will be accepted
beginning February 2015.
• http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.ht
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U.S. Naval Academy
Academy Eligibility Requirements
Basic Requirements for Eligibility:
• United States Citizen
• Good moral character
• At least 17 and not past their 23rd birthday on
July 1st of the year they would enter the
academy;
• Unmarried
• Not pregnant
• No dependents
Academy Eligibility Requirements
You must
• be found scholastically qualified by the
Admissions Board
• be medically qualified
• pass the Naval Academy's Physical Aptitude
Examination (same for all the service academies)
• receive an official nomination from one of many
sources available
• Apply by February of your 11th grade year
Academy Eligibility Requirements
• There is no specific GPA minimum. However,
you should strive to be at least in the top 20
percent of your high school class.
• Verbal 560-670 Math 600-700
• 50% of the 2014 class achieved SAT scores
within that range
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COMPOSITION
Top 10%.......................................................... 56%
Top 25%.......................................................... 71%
Top Third of H.S. Class................................. 87%
Varsity Athletics............................................. 89%
Community Service....................................... 87%
Dramatics, Public Speaking or Debating ...
67%
Student Body Leader.................................... 66%
Captain/Co-Captain of Sports Team............
63%
National Honor Society................................. 63%
Church Group................................................ 52%
Tutoring.......................................................... 39%
Musical Activities (Band, Chorus, Etc.).......
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Another Language Spoken at Home............
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Work Experience (>10 hrs./week)................. 17%
ROTC/JROTC/Sea Cadetes/Civil Air Patrol...
17%
Hardship or Adverse Life Experience..........
17%
School Publication ....................................... 11%
First to Attend College in Family.................
10%
First Generation American...........................
6%
Academy Eligibility Requirements
APPLICATIONS
• Men .............................................................. 15,781
• Women............................................................ 4,820
• Total................................................................20,601
OFFERS OF APPOINTMENT
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1,049
• Women............................................................ 345
• Total .............................................................. 1,394
CLASS SIZE
• Men .........................................................
917
• Women............................................................ 294
• Total .............................................................. 1,211
NOMINATING CATEGORIES
• Presidential....................................................
833
• Congressional............................................... 5,146
• Secretary of the Navy....................................
351
• ROTC/JROTC.................................................
142
• Children of Deceased/Disabled Veterans....
35
Contact information
Candidate Guidance Office
United States Naval Academy
117 Decatur Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5018
(410) 293-4361
http://www.usna.edu/homepage.php
U.S.Navy ROTC Scholarships
Eligibility Requirements
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U.S. Citizenship or national
Not less than 17 years old by Sept. 1 of the year starting college and no more than
23 on December 31 of that year
Must not have reached 27th birthday by December 31 of the year in which
graduation and commissioning are anticipated
Applicants with prior military service may be eligible for age adjustments for
amount of time equal to their prior service, on month-by-month basis, for
maximum of 36 months, if they will not reach 30th birthday by December 31 of
the year of graduation and commissioning
High school graduation or equivalency certificate by August 1 of the year of
entrance into four-year NROTC Scholarship program
No moral obligations or personal convictions that prevent conscientious bearing of
arms and supporting and defending the Constitution of the United States against
all enemies, foreign or domestic or to taking an oath to perform such acts.
Physically qualified by Navy or Marine Corps standards
You must not have any body piercing or tattoos that violate Navy or Marine Corps
policy
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All requirements for bachelor's degree under college/university rules and regulations
Complete certain courses specified by Navy
Requirements may vary by college, but Navy and Marine Corps highly emphasize academic success
Normal course load required by college or university for degree completion
In addition to normal course load, midshipmen must follow these general academic guidelines:
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Naval Science course each semester
Weekly drill instruction periods
Four- to Six- week training period each summer
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Calculus (one year by end of sophomore year) (not required for Nurse- or Marine Corps- option students)
Physics (one year of calculus-based physics by end of junior year) (not required for Nurse- or Marine Corpsoption students)
English grammar and composition (one year) (not required for Marine Corps option)
National Security Policy/American Military Affairs (not required for Nurse-option)
One semester of language or culture is required.
Nurse midshipmen participate in summer training in accordance with their individual nursing curriculum
requirements
Scholarship midshipmen may enroll in courses requiring five years for bachelor’s degree provided
they will not have reached their 27th birthday on June 30 of year in which they complete fifth year
and are commissioned
Eligibility Requirements
• Qualifying scores on Scholastic Aptitude Test
(SAT) or American College Test (ACT)
• SAT/ACT Math and English / Critical Reading
scores can be from two different tests; applicants
can combine best Math w/ best English / Critical
Reading scores to achieve qualifying scores. (Navy
and Nurse Option only)
• SAT: 530 Critical Reading; 520 math
ACT: 22 English 21 Math
Eligibility Requirements
• If applicant is in the top 10% of his/her high school
graduating class, the SAT/ACT test scores can be below
the above stated minimum. (Navy and Nurse Option
only)
• If these academic criteria cannot be met, other
opportunities exist for an NROTC scholarship -- please
contact your local Navy Recruiter or NROTC Unit
• Valid Test Dates for the 2014-15 Scholarship Year are
December 2013 through December 2014.
• https://www.nrotc.navy.mil/
Eligibility Requirements
U. S. Navy Nurse Program
NURSE
Apply for and gain admission to NROTC colleges offering the nursing academic
program (not required during selection process, but notification of admission
must be received before scholarship can be activated)
• Qualifying scores on Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College
Test (ACT)
• SAT/ACT Math and English / Critical Reading scores can be from two
different tests; applicants can combine best Math w/ best English / Critical
Reading scores to achieve qualifying scores. (Nurse and Navy Option only)
• SAT: 530 Critical Reading; 520 math
ACT: 22 English 21 Math
• If applicant is in the top 10% of his/her high school graduating class, the
SAT/ACT test scores can be below the above stated minimum. (Nurse and
Navy Option only)
U. S. Marines Scholarship
• Achieve a qualifying score on the Scholastic Aptitude
Test (SAT), Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT), or
the American College Test (ACT). The SAT math and
critical reading scores must be from the same and most
recent test. Applicants cannot combine their best math
and critical reading scores from the SAT to achieve the
qualifying score for application. (Marine Corps Option
only).
• SAT: 1000 Combination of Math and Critical Reading
Only
• ACT minimum composite score of 22
• Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT): 74
U.S Coast Guard Academy
Academy Eligibility Requirements
Sat
test date
Dec test
May test
Average
score v/m
Math
650
660
12301350
Reading
630
610
ACT
Class rank
Comp
score 27
or better
Top
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Eligibility Requirements
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A U.S. citizen of sound moral character
Unmarried with no dependents or financial debt
17-22 years of age on July 1 of the year of entry
A high school graduate or GED recipient (or will
be prior to entry)
PASS
• FITNESS TEST
• MEDICAL SCREEN
• INTERVIEW
• SUMMER PROGRAM
DEAD LINES 12TH GRADE YEAR
• October: Deadline to submit all application
material for review under Early Action Group
One
• November: Deadline to submit all application
material for review under Early Action Group
Two
• December: Last eligible testing date for the
ACT with Writing Test exam
CONTACT INFORMATION
• UNITED STATES COAST GUARD ACADEMY
31 MOHEGAN AVENUE
NEW LONDON, CT 06320
ADMISSIONS
• HOTLINE: 800.883.USCG (8724)
• http://www.uscga.edu/
South Carolina Air National Guard
SC Air National Guard Recruiter
• TSgt Kenneth Monroe
• 803 315-7419
• Kenneth.monroe@ang.af.mil
South Carolina Army National Guard
SC Army National Guard Recruiter
• SGT Michael Gault
• 864 764-0135
• Michael.gault1@us.army.mil
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• 864 574-7383
• Adam.raffety@us.af.mil
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US Navy
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Age
You must be no older than 34 but at least 17 years old. If you are not yet 18, you must have parental consent.
Citizenship
You must be a U.S. citizen or, if you’re a non-citizen, you may join the Navy if you entered the United States on a
permanent residence visa or have an Alien Registration Green Card and have: 1) established a bona fide residence
and 2) established a home of record in the United States.
Family
If you are a single parent, please contact a recruiter for details on how you can enlist in the Navy.
Also, the Navy will normally not allow you to enlist if you have more than two dependents under the age of 18
Need more details? Contact a recruiter.
Financial Obligations
In certain cases, you must prove that you can meet your current financial obligations.
Education
Generally speaking, you must be a high school graduate, have earned a GED or have met other high school
equivalency requirements to enlist in the Navy. For specific qualifying circumstances, contact a recruiter.
Drug/Alcohol Policy
The Navy has a zero tolerance drug/alcohol policy. Early in the enlistment process, you will take two urinalysis
tests. You’ll also be asked questions about prior drug and alcohol use. Answer honestly. If you have questions,
contact a recruiter.
Medical/Legal/Moral Standards
The Navy also applies medical, legal and character standards to your application, including traffic offense history,
criminal history, citizenship status and more. For more information, contact a recruiter.
U S Navy Recruiter
• AE1 (AW) Robert Biles
• 864 546-0715
• Robert.biles@navy.mil
US Marines
Enlistment
U S Marine Corps
• SGT Cory Brown
• 864- 574-7381
• Cory.brown@marines.usmc.mil
US Coast Guard
Enlistment
• Following are the Basic requirements for becoming a member of
the Coast Guard:
• A U.S. citizen or a Resident Alien.
• Between the ages of 17-27 (up to age 32 if qualified for attending
guaranteed 'A' school) for Active Duty.(If you are 17, you'll need
parental consent.)
• Reservists must be between 17-39. Prior service personnel should
contact their local recruiter for specific programs.
• Have a high school diploma. GEDs are accepted in special
circumstances.
• Have no more than two dependents.
• Pass the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test.
• Pass a military entrance medical exam.
US Coast Guard Recruiter
Columbia
• Capital Center Shopping Ctr
201 Columbia Mall Blvd STE 207
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 699-7230
ARL-DG-CGRC-ROColumbia@uscg.mil
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