NNOA Scholarship Program

RDML Mack Gaston, USN Scholarship Application

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be a College Program student (non-scholarship NROTC student). May remain in the program until the beginning of their junior year as they compete for NROTC 2- or 3- year scholarships.

**To qualify for scholarship, applicant must apply for NROTC 2- or 3- year scholarship**

  • Attend a Historically Black College and University (HBCU).
  • Actively seeking a commission in the U.S. Marine Corps or U.S. Navy.
  • Must pursue STEM degree.
  • Letter of Recommendation from unit’s Professor of Naval Science.

Selection Considerations

  • Academic Record/Transcript with GPA
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Community/Volunteer Service
  • Quality of essay

Application Packet Elements

The application packet is designed to collect academic and personal background information for the scholarship review committee. Responses to the application questions will be a factor in the selection process. All questions and essay must be answered as complete and honest as possible. Incomplete application forms/packets will NOT be considered.

  • The application essay will contain 500-1,000 words, and be single spaced typed with 12 pitch Courier New or Times New Roman font.
  • College transcript(s) must be submitted with the completed scholarship application.
  • Complete application packet MUST be received by 30 April of award year. Materials emailed after suspense date will NOT be considered.

**Scholarship award will be sent directly to Recipient **

For questions, please contact NNOA Scholarship Committee at scholarships@nnoa.org.