Financial Aid and Scholarships

Scholarship Opportunities

Four-year Scholarship:
  • Full tuition at one of the listed college or universities
  • All colleges/university educational fees
  • Stipend for text books
  • Provide all uniforms
  • Subsistance allowance each academic month:
    • Freshmen: $250/month
    • Sophomore: $300/month
    • Junior: $350/month
    • Senior: $400/month
Two-year Scholarship:
  • Covers final two years of college
  • Provides tuition, fees, textbooks, and uniforms for two academic years
  • Subsistence allowance for a maximum of 20 months (same as above)
  • Open to college students who have completed their sophomore year or third year in a five-year curriculum
  • Deadline date: 15 March (USMC), 31 May (USN) of the applicant's sophomore year
  • On graduation commission as ensign, US Naval Reserve or second lieutenant, US Marine Corps Reserve
  • Total military service obligation is eight years, at least four of which must be active duty.
Non-Scholarship College Program
  • Two- or Four-year programs
  • Applicants selected from students already attending or accepted by colleges with NROTC programs
  • Pays for uniforms and instructional fees for naval science courses
  • College Program students selected for "advanced standing" receive a stipend for maximum of 20 months. Advance standing is only available starting the junior year of college. Stipend per academic month is $350 junior year and $400 senior year.
  • Students will complete naval science and other university courses, a few specific university courses, and attend one summer training session
    • Normally at sea for Navy officers
    • Normally at Quantico, VA for Marine Corps-option midshipmen
  • Four-year applicants apply through professors of naval science upon commencement of freshman year
  • Two-year applicants apply before spring of sophomore year
  • When accepted, two-year applicants will attend six-and-a-half week Naval Science Institute program in Newport, RI during summer between sophomore and junior years
    • On graduation, two- and four-year College Program midshipmen may be commissioned ensigns in the Naval Reserve or second lieutenants in the Marine Corps Reserves
    • Obligation of eight years commissioned service, at least three of which must be active duty.