“The Navy ROTC Program was established to develop midshipmen mentally, morally and physically and to imbue them with the highest ideals of duty, and loyalty, and with the core values of honor, courage and commitment in order to commission college graduates as naval officers who possess a basic professional background, are motivated toward careers in the naval service, and have a potential for future development in mind and character so as to assume the highest responsibilities of command, citizenship and government.”
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The NROTC scholarship covers full tuition and required fees (health center, student programming, lab, and orientation fees). All other charges (e.g.. housing costs) must be settled with the Student Financial Services office.
Scholarship midshipmen also receive a monthly stipend that increases with each year in the program.
Midshipmen also receive a $375 stipend for books each semester and a $2,000 housing stipend each semester provided by the university.
Yes. Midshipmen who are either on scholarship or Advanced Standing, are not on LOA, and are in good physical condition (see Regulation for Officer Development, Section 3-20) have the privilege of attending cruises each summer between their freshmen and senior years.
According to U.S.C. 10 (Title 10), a first class cruise is required for commissioning.
Marine Option midshipmen have a four-year active duty obligation after commissioning.
Navy Option scholarship midshipmen have a five-year active duty obligation and a three year Inactive Ready Reserve commitment post commissioning.
Advanced Standing midshipmen have a three year active duty commitment.
In the Navy, no. Marine Option midshipmen may apply for guaranteed assignment to an aviation MOS after they have completed one year in the NROTC Program (ROD, Section 4-47).
Midshipmen are usually given Unrestricted Line (URL) designators. They are:
In special situations, a handful of midshipmen are granted Restricted Line (RL) designators such as Naval Reactors engineer.
Yes! Talk to your officer instructor to see if you can fit it into your course plan.
You can contact the Trojan Battalion’s recruiting officer, Lieutenant Bates, at [email protected]!