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National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) fellowship program

Fellowship for graduate students is designed to increase the number of United States citizens trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance leading to doctoral degrees.

Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP)

8-week summer internship for high school students at a naval laboratory

Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP)

10-week summer research internship for college students at a naval laboratory

Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) scholarship for service program

Scholarship for service program gives undergraduate and graduate students a full scholarship and guarantee of employment upon degree completion.

NNOA Scholarships

Description: Awarded to student(s) who are accepted or attending Marion Military Institute, and will attend a NPP designated school after completion requisite course work. NPP partners with educational institutions (i.e., Marion Military Institute) to support prospective NROTC Midshipmen in developing a strong mental and physical foundation to prepare them for success in the NROTC program. Marion Military Institute is the nation’s oldest military junior college.

Award: 2 scholarships – $7,500

Suspense Date: 30 April of award year

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Description: Applicants must enter five Navy ROTC affiliated colleges or universities in their scholarship application. If selected, we will try to place your scholarship at your first choice school, but due to limits on the number of scholarships that may be placed at each NROTC school, your scholarship may be placed at your second through fifth choice school. The scholarship offer is for a specific school and may not be used at any other NROTC school without prior approval. You must apply to, be accepted at, and enroll in your assigned school in order to utilize the scholarship. Applying to more than just your first choice school will increase the chances for acceptance and enrollment and will therefore increase the opportunities to use a scholarship if selected.

Suspense Date: 1April of award year

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Description: Awarded to HBCU affiliated College Program student(s) (non-scholarship NROTC student) pursuing STEM degree(s). The scholarship is in honor of RDML Mack Gaston who commanded three ships (2 destroyers and a cruiser), Defense Nuclear Agency and Naval Training Center Great Lakes in his 31 year naval career.

Award: 1 scholarship – $1,000 (Tuskegee University) and 2 scholarships – $750 (all other HBCUs)

Suspense Date: 30 April of award year

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Description: Awarded to enlisted sea service servicemember(s) accepted or attending a Minority Serving Institution, and will pursue or are pursuing STEM degree(s). The scholarship is in honor of Dr. Olivia Hooker who became the first African American woman to serve in the U.S. Coast Guard when she enlisted in the Coast Guard’s Semper Paratus Always Ready (SPAR) program in 1945.

Award: 2 scholarships – $500

Suspense Date: 30 April of award year

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NNOA Student Awards & Recognition

Description: Award is in honor of VADM Samuel Gravely, Jr. who was the first African American to achieve flag rank in the U.S. Navy and to command a U.S. Numbered Fleet.

Award: One (1) per school per academic year – certificate and NJROTC service ribbon

Suspense Date: 1 February to 30 April of award year

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Description: Award recognizes HBCU NROTC/CSPI graduating, and soon to be commissioned, seniors who have demonstrated excellence in all areas of academic and military training.

Award: One (1) per unit or school or program (CSPI) per academic year – plaque and one (1) year NNOA membership

Suspense Date: 1 February to 30 April of award year

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Sea Service Academies

Sea Service Agencies Education & Scholarships

General Scholarship Resources and Opportunities

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