personnel provides an opportunity for the evaluation of
potential candidates for this program. The program
should be highly publicized. MILPERSMAN, Article
1533-010 and 1533-20, OPNAVNOTE 1533
(NROTC), and the current issue of the Navy-Marine
Corps ROTC College Scholarship Bulletin contain
additional information on eligibility requirements and
application procedures. Personnel can get application
forms for either the 2- or 4-year program from the
command career counselor or the nearest local Navy
How much subsistence allowance does a student
receive each month?
To be eligible for the NROTC Scholarship
Program, applicants must be under what age?
UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY
The Navys own undergraduate professional
college, the United States Naval Academy (USNA) in
Annapolis, Maryland, is the academic training ground
for future naval officers. The Academy prepares
young men and women, morally, mentally, and
physically to be professional officers in the Navy or
M a r i n e C o r p s . T h e f o l l o w i n g f e a t u r e s a re
characteristics of the Academy:
It is the Navys own undergraduate professional
Candidates are nominated from several sources.
It offers 4 years of college leading to a
commission in the Navy or Marine Corps.
The Academy is one of those exceptional
education programs available to enlisted men and
women in the Navy. It takes keen ESOs and good
command personnel to identify young enlisted men
and women who are potential candidates for this
program. Even if an applicant is not selected for direct
entry into the Naval Academy, each candidate is
automatically considered for entrance into the
Academys preparatory school.
The following personnel may nominate high
school students and active-duty military personnel to
The President or Vice President of the United
The Secretary of the Navy
A congressional representative
Civil officials of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands,
American Samoa, and Northern Marianas
High school students should begin the application
process in their junior year. Basic eligibility
requirements for the Academy include the following:
Must be a citizen of the United States
Must be of good moral character
Must be unmarried and have no dependents
Must be at least 17 years of age and have not
reached their 23rd birthday on 1 July of the year
of admission to the Naval Academy
Must qualify scholastically, physically, and
M I L P E R S M AN , A r t i c l e 1 5 3 1 - 0 1 0 , a nd
OPNAVINSTs 1531.2, 1531.4, 1531.5, and 1531.6
contain additional information concerning the Naval
Academy. These publications also explain application
procedures and eligibility requirements.
Where is the United States Naval Academy
Personnel selected for the United States Naval
Academy will normally attend for how many
UNIFORMED SERVICES UNIVERSITY OF
THE HEALTH SCIENCES PROGRAM
The Uniformed Services University of the Health
Sciences Program provides the opportunity for
enlisted and officer personnel to apply and, if selected,
attend a 4-year accredited medical school. Graduates
receive a doctor of medicine degree. To qualify for this
p r o g r a m , a p e r s o n m u s t a l r e a d y p o s s e s s a
baccalaureate or higher degree.
Persons selected for this program serve in
paygrade 0-1 while in the program, regardless of their
previous grade, and are promoted to paygrade 0-3 upon
graduation. Graduates incur a 7-year obligation.
Detailed instructions for the program, eligibility
requirements, and application procedures are
contained in SECNAVINST 1500.8.
A person graduating from the Uniformed
Services University of the Health Sciences
Program will receive what type of degree?