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Navy ROTC Nurse Scholarship Program

Navy ROTC Nurse Scholarship Program

To be eligible for the NROTC Scholarship Nurse Option you must be:

• A US citizenship

• 17 years of age by September 1 of year starting college and less than 23 on June 30 of that year; must not have reached 27th birthday on June 30 of year in which college graduation and commissioning are anticipated

• A high school graduate or possess equivalency diploma

• Meet the Physical Requirements in accordance with Navy standards

• Gain admission to a university that has an NROTC affiliation and offers a state – approved or National League of Nursing (NLN) approved bachelor’s degree in nursing

• Meet the qualifying college entrance exam scores (ACT or SAT) minimum scores:

SAT – 530 Critical Reading and 520 Math.

ACT – 22 English and – 22 Math

• Meet the following academic requirements by completing the following courses:

• Introduction to Naval Science.

• Seapower and Maritime Affairs

• Leadership and Management I and II

• And the following Military service requirements:

• Participate in weekly NROTC drill instruction periods.

• Participate in two summer training periods of four weeks.

• Accept a Military service obligation of 8 years, four of which must be served in active duty status.

• If disenrolled voluntarily or disenrolled for academic or disciplinary reasons after completion of the first year of study, you may be required to serve a minimum of two years of active enlisted service or make a monetary payment to cover the cost of the benefits received.

Selection Procedure
The following outlines the NROTC Scholarship Nurse Option selection procedure.

• The NROTC Scholarship Nurse Option selection board considers all formal application packages received.

• Applicants are notified of selection status by April of year they would enter college.

• Selectees who are physically qualified and have been accepted by an NROTC University or college are notified by the Chief of Naval Education and Training Pensacola, Florida.

• Selectees who accept scholarships will be directed to their NROTC unit/university for the fall term.

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