Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) Scholarship

We take great pride in helping young students find solutions to the high cost of college education. The NROTC Scholarship Program offers students the opportunity to earn their degree and receive valuable leadership and management skills while enjoying the benefits of an exciting career. The basic requirements and benefits of this outstanding program are listed below.

Military Service Requirements:

  • No obligation for first year of college
  • Upon completion of degree, receive commission as Ensign in the Navy Reserve
  • Five-year active duty obligation
  • Four-years fro Marine or nursing option

Selected Applicants receive:

  • Full tuition and other financial benefits worth up to $180,000. NROTC Units are located at more than 153 of the nation’s leading colleges and universities
  • $250 – $400 per month tax – free spending money

Basic eligibility requirements:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Be 17 years old by September 1, of the first year of college and not older than 23 by June 30th of the year you start college
  • Complete high school/equivalent certificate
  • Take the ACT or SAT test prior to deadline and receive at least the minimum scores: ACT (Math = 21, English = 22) or SAT (Math = 520, Verbal = 530)

NROTC Options:

  • Navy
  • Nurse Corps (must major in a nursing program leading to a BSN)

Degree requirements:

  • Major in any field
  • Take normal course load required for degree
  • Enroll in two Naval Science courses per year
  • Complete the following courses: Calculus, Physics, Computer Science (1 term), National Security Policy/U.S. Military Affairs, English Grammar and Composition
  • Not Required for Nurse NROTC

For additional questions, please contact:
John T. Edwards III, EM2, U.S. Navy
Navy Recruiter
Office: (408) 265-1880
Cell: (559) 836-9182
Toll Free: (800) 345-6289