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Application Process

Scholarship Program

NROTC scholarship students’ benefits include tuition, fees, a book allowance, and a monthly stipend.  Scholarship students at the University of Idaho also receive admittance into the ROTC dorm block in Wallace Residence Hall and a housing scholarship of $5,000 that is able to be used as long as the student lives in the University Residence Halls.  At this time, ROTC specific boarding and housing compensation is not available at WSU.

Application for this program is normally made during the spring of the junior year or early fall of the student’s senior year of high school.  Initial selections for these national four-year scholarships are completed by a Naval Service Training Command-sponsored board and are based on college entrance examination scores (SAT or ACT) and high school academic performance.  Applications can be found at www.nrotc.navy.mil..

Graduates of this program are commissioned as officers in the Navy or Marine Corps.

College Program

College Program students receive uniforms and Naval Science textbooks at no cost, but receive no other financial benefits.  College Program students at the University of Idaho also receive admittance into the ROTC dorm block in Wallace Residence Hall, but are not eligible for the housing scholarship until they are selected for an NROTC scholarship.

Application for this program is normally made during the spring of the student’s senior year of high school and, in limited cases, the end of their freshman year of college.  Applications can be obtained from the Unit’s website and should be sent directly to the head of the University of Idaho Naval Science Department.  Selections are based on college entrance examination scores (SAT or ACT) and high school/university academic performance.  Students can apply to either the Navy or Marine option programs.

College program students may be nominated by the Professor of Naval Science for a three-year scholarship during their freshman year or a two-year scholarship or Advanced Standing during their sophomore year if their grades and military aptitude marks are sufficient to warrant such nomination.  Students who are not selected for a scholarship or Advanced Standing by the end of their sophomore year are not allowed to continue in the program.  Graduates of this program are commissioned as officers in the Navy or Marine Corps.

College Program Forms

The deadline for College Program applications is June 21, 2016.  Applications received after this date will not be eligible for consideration.  If you have any questions about the college program application or the status of your application, please contact us at navyrotc@uidaho.edu or (208) 885-6333.

For more information, please review our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Physical Address:

1212 Blake Ave 
Moscow, ID 83844-3236

Mailing Address:

University of Idaho 
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3236
Moscow, ID 83844-3236

Phone: (208) 885-6333

Fax: (208) 885-6339

Email: navyrotc@uidaho.edu