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.
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.