Academic preparation should begin early in a student’s high school career.
* Application process should start during the junior year.
* Some of the academies will require a nomination, primarily by a Congressman.
* Qualifications include not only academics, but also physical and medical qualifications.
To contact your Representative or Senator go to the sites below and enter your state of residence.
Most members of Congress will not process requests after October of the senior year.
US AIR FORCE ACADEMY
Colorado Springs, CO
US COAST GUARD ACADEMY
New London, CT
US MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY
Kings Point, NY
US MILITARY ACADEMY
West Point, NY
US NAVAL ACADEMY
The education attained is a first rate, four-year degree from a well-respected college, paid for with a full tuition scholarship.
Entrance to one of the service academies requires significant commitment, carrying a military obligation in the respective service.