Navy ROTC Scholarships So what does that add up too (not including room and board)? • Cost of a 4 year degree at a private • institution – In state $104,348 – Out of state $146,168 Cost of a 4 year degree at a public institution – In state $34,740 – Out of state $76,060 • Cost of room and board ranges from $6,000-$10,000 per year www.collegeboard.com (2007-2008 National Averages) NROTC Scholarship • 4 year scholarship - $180,000 for Tuition, Books and College Fees • Monthly Stipend - Starting at $250 a Month (increases $50 a yr.) • Paid Tutors (and have help signing up with courses) • Choose from Over 155 top Colleges across the US. • (I.E – OSU, Miami University, Michigan, Embry-riddle, MIT, Purdue) Scholarship Options • Navy 4 year – Receive a Bachelors • Navy Nurse - Receive a Degree in Nursing • Marine Option – receive a Bachelors During College • • • • • • Experience the College Life Take classes for Major Take Naval Science Class each Semester Participate in work outs 2 to 3 times a week Participate in Military Drill practice Summer Travel and even Study Abroad More than just a scholarship… Guaranteed Management Job after Graduation Medical and Dental Benefits Starting Salary as low as $45,000 30 days paid vacation Job Experience Life Experience How does One apply ??? • Receive a minimum ACT or SAT Score of 21 on Math and 22 English Sections 520 Math and 530 English We take the highest scores off of any test Top 10% Class standing automatically qualified regardless of test scores!! • Start an Online Application. HTTPS://www.nrotc.navy.mil • Receive Teacher evaluations. • Conduct Interview To help strengthen your application • Apply for the colleges on your application Selection Process • Submitted to National Selection Board – Board Sets Bar for Selection • Influencing Factors !!!!! – High School Grades (Math and Science). – Your ACT/SAT. – Teacher Evaluations (Math, Other, Counselor…) – Writing sample. – Your commitment, DEP, Academy or other ROTC Scholarships. – Community Service Involvement. – Class Involvement. – Sports. – Class standing. – College classes. – AP or Honors classes What does it mean if Selected ?? • If you receive a ROTC Scholarship offer, you’ll have 30 days to accept or decline. – Once you Accept the scholarship there is no Commitment to serve in the Navy until the first day of your Sophomore year of College. • School choice will be in the acceptance letter. • If school choice isn’t one you want, then you can • • switch the choice If you decline offer, it can’t be reversed. Conduct a Medical Physical Once you decide to commit to the Scholarship • 4 years of active Naval Service as a Commissioned Officer. • If you go into Aviation such as Pilot or Naval Flight Officer then the Commitment is 7 years due to extensive training. • You will not incur any commitment until you enter your Sophomore Year of College. Your freshman year of college is free. • Your active service does not begin until you graduate. • You’ll have up to your Junior Year to choose your career field. Application Period • Opens April 2009 • Deadline 31 January 2010. • ISD deadline is 1 December 2009. • Juniors can start in April • Boards commence in August. • The Earlier the better !!! National and Local Stats 2008 Scholarship competition results. • • • • • • • 252 screened 148 selected for 4 Yr. 12 screened 7 selected for Nurse. 4684 screened. 2572 selected. 90% had some athletics 57% of JROTC received it. 95% were in Extra-curricular Clubs and Activities It’s Your Future!!! • You have to decide. • I can’t make the decision for you. • Your teacher can’t make the decision for you. • Mom and Dad shouldn’t make the decision for you. • Do you have what it takes? • Do you want to be successful? • Do you want to set yourself apart from your peers? • If you answered yes to the last three questions, then the NROTC Scholarship is for you. • It’s your decision, do not delay, get started TODAY!