Military Colleges and Academies

In many cases, young adults may want to not only get a college degree, but, also get military training. This is where you may want to explore a Military College or Academy.

Military Colleges are separated into three categories: service academies, senior military colleges, and military junior colleges. Military Colleges can offer you an opportunity to get a college education and a military job after.

There are many resources available to help you get prepared and scholarship opportunities. Click here to learn more.

Visit each Military Academy for specifically application information (Contact your school counselor, any JROTC teacher instructor, or email us at collegeandcareer@philasd.org for assistance):

 The West Point Academy (Army)
 The United States Naval Academy (Navy)
The United States Air Force Academy (Air Force)
The United States Coast Guard Academy (Coast Guard)


US Marine Corps and US Navy Scholarship Opportunities

NROTC Marine scholarship (FULL TUITION SCHOLARSHIP) The Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) is a multi-year program that runs concurrently with a student’s normal college or university educational course of study. In addition to a normal academic workload leading to a Bachelor’s degree, NROTC students attend classes in Naval Science, participate in unit drill and physical training, and other activities. Students are also taught the leadership principles and high ideals of a military officer. During the summer break between school years, NROTC students participate in a variety of training courses. These periods of instruction help students understand different career options, as well as familiarize them with a military life. Upon graduation students are commissioned as second lieutenants in the Marine Corps. For a full list of Naval ROTC Schools click here.

APPLICATION
The Scholarship application period is from April 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020.
Click here to apply.
Want to learn more about this scholarship opportunity? Contact your local Marine Corp Recruiter.

 


US Army Scholarship Opportunities

Army ROTC Scholarships – Whether you’re a college-bound high school student or already attending a college or university, Army ROTC has scholarships available. Scholarships are awarded based on a student’s merit and grades, not financial need.

Army ROTC scholarships consist of:

Two-, three-, and four-year scholarship options based on the time remaining to complete your degree
Full-tuition scholarships
The option for room and board in place of tuition, if you should qualify
Additional allowances for books and fees

APPLICATION
The scholarship application period begins on June 12, 2020
Click here for more information
Want to learn more about this scholarship opportunity? contact your local Army Recruiter.