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Current High School Seniors

Students who are current high school seniors and planning to graduate in May are eligible to apply for the National Four-year Scholarship (Navy or Marine Corps), the College Program, or the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Scholarships..

National Four-year Scholarship (Navy option only)

The NROTC National Four-Year Scholarship Program is designed to educate and train well-qualified young men and women for careers as commissioned officers in the unrestricted line of The United States Navy.  Only men and women reasonably disposed to making the Navy a career should apply.

Benefits
National Four-Year Scholarship selectees receive college tuition, a textbook stipend each semester, uniforms, and a monthly subsistence allowance.

Application
In order to be considered for a National Four-Year Scholarship, applicants must meet all designated requirements and apply for the scholarship via the U.S. Navy’s main NROTC website, in coordination with a local Navy Recruiter.

Four-year Scholarship (Marine option only)

The NROTC Four-Year Scholarship Program is designed to educate and train well-qualified young men and women for careers as commissioned officers in the unrestricted line of the Marine Corps. Only men and women reasonably disposed to making The United States Marine Corps a career should apply.

Benefits
Four-Year Scholarship selectees receive college tuition, a textbook stipend each semester, uniforms, and a monthly subsistence allowance.

Application
In order to be considered for a National Four-Year Scholarship, applicants must meet all designated requirements and apply for the scholarship via the U.S. Navy’s main NROTC website, in coordination with a local Marine Recruiter.

College Program

The NROTC College Program is designed to educate and train college students for careers as commissioned officers in the unrestricted line of The United States Navy and The United States Marine Corps.

College Program Students complete the same training requirements as Scholarship Students without the financial obligations of the Scholarship Program. However, all College Program Students are eligible to earn a scholarship through academic and military training performance, if desired.

Upon graduation and completion of all Naval Science requirements, College Program Students are commissioned as Ensigns in the Navy or as Second Lieutenants in the Marine Corps.

Requirements
In addition to the general program requirements College Program Students must:

  1. Be U.S. or naturalized citizen or have submitted naturalization papers.
  2. Be currently enrolled as a full-time student at the University of Texas at Austin or Huston Tillotson University.
  3. Have at least three years of college coursework remaining until they receive a degree.

Application
Prospective Four-Year College Program students should complete and submit, via mail, the following forms and documents to the University of Texas NROTC Unit Recruiting Officer.

  1. NROTC College Program Application (NSTC 1533/21).
  2. Report of Medical History (DD Form 2807).
  3. Drug and Alcohol Abuse Statement of Understanding (OPNAV Form 5350/1).
  4. High School and College Transcripts.
  5. SAT or ACT scores.
  6. Full length photograph of applicant.

Naval ROTC Unit
ICO Recruiting Officer
305 E 23rd St C3604
Austin, TX 78712

Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Scholarships

HBCU Scholarship Program (Navy option only)

is designed to support HBCU institutions in accordance with standing Executive Orders. The Scholarship is open to high school students of any race or ethnicity with academic potential who have yet to demonstrate performance in a college environment or to college students who have completed at least one but less than two semesters of university course work with a cumulative GPA of 2.5/4.0 and with no grade below a "C" in all courses attempted.

Frederick C. Branch Marine Leadership Scholarships (Marine option only)

The recipients of these scholarships are nominated by the Professor of Naval Science and confirmed by a board of three officers at Marine Corps Recruiting Command. These scholarships are only available for HBCU schools on an as needed basis.

HBCU Scholarships are identical to the Four-year National NROTC scholarships with the exception of the recipient must attend Huston Tillotson University or one of the other twelve designated Historically Black Colleges or Universities. 

Benefits
HBCU Scholarship Students receive college tuition, a textbook stipend each semester, uniforms, and a monthly subsistence allowance.

Requirements
In addition to general program requirements, HBCU Scholarship Applicants must:

  1. Be currently enrolled or accepted as a full-time student at Huston Tillotson University.
  2. Have no apparent physically disqualifying factors based on a review of the Report of Medical History (DD Form 2807).

Application
HBCU Scholarship Applicants should complete and submit, via mail, the following forms and documents to the University of Texas NROTC Unit Recruiting Officer.

  1. HBCU Scholarship Application.
  2. Report of Medical History (DD Form 2807)
  3. Drug and Alcohol Abuse Statement of Understanding (OPNAV Form 5350/1).
  4. High School and College Transcripts.
  5. SAT or ACT scores.
  6. Full length photograph of applicant.
  7. Recommendations from Math or Science Teachers.
  8. Huston Tillotson University Letter of Admission.

Naval ROTC Unit
ICO Recruiting Officer
305 E 23rd St C3604
Austin, TX 78712

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