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1 Military Academies ROTC Scholarships/Enlistments By Hank Mason 11 th Grade Counselor

2 Boiling Spring High School Junior Student Parents Night 6:00 Introduction and welcome Mason/ Gordon / West 6:05 Air Guard TSgt Kenneth Monroe 6:15 Air Force TSgt Adam Raffety 6:25 Army Guard SGT Gault 6:35 Army SGT Turner 6:45 Marines SGT Brown 6:55 Navy Petty Officer Biles 7:00 US Military Academies /ROTC Cadet Thomas/Mason 7:10 Financial- Aid Caroline Sparks (Wofford College) 7:20 Final-11 th grade information Mason

3 U.S. Air Force Academy

4 Academy Eligibility Requirements 1.US Citizen years of age 3.Unmarried 4.Good moral character 5. Top 20% of class 6.Pass Fitness Assessment 7.Appointment from a Congressional Rep.

5 U.S. Air Force Academy

6 Academy Eligibility Requirements 8. Apply by February of 11 th grade year 9. Attend local Congressman Academy Day Visit web site below

7 U.S. Airforce ROTC Scholarships

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9 Eligibility Requirements To be eligible for scholarship consideration, you must achieve an SAT composite of 1180 (Math and Critical Reading portions only) or ACT composite of 26 and attain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. The following table provides some information to indicate whether or not you think you will be academically competitive for an AFROTC scholarship. This is last year’s average select rate winners:

10 Eligibility Requirements DATAType1Type 2Type 7 SAT ACT GPA

11 Eligibility Requirements To apply for an Air Force ROTC scholarship, you must have your application submitted online by midnight December Physical fitness assessment Interview Web Site -

12 WEST POINT U.S Military Academy

13 Academy Eligibility Requirements Start Early Applying to West Point takes more time than applying to other colleges. Don’t wait until deadlines are looming and it’s too late to meet them. Explore the Campus Schedule a campus visit to help decide whether West Point is right for you. Learn everything you can at the academy while you’re here. Attend the Summer Leaders Seminar Apply to attend our week-long Summer Leaders Seminar the summer before your senior year. You’ll experience firsthand a bit of what it means to be a cadet. Click here to download our free SLS brochure.Summer Leaders SeminarSLS brochure Sharpen Academic Skills Take college-preparatory and Advanced Placement courses in high school to sharpen your academic abilities. Take the SAT or ACT exam in your junior year. Take the exam multiple times if you like – West Point will only consider your highest scores. Be a Leader Assume responsible positions in school, church, scouting and community activities. Show us you have experience to build upon. Get Fit Improve your physical conditioning through cross-country running and swimming. Join a strenuous team sport. Practice for the Candidate* Fitness Assessment, required for admission.

14 Academy Eligibility Requirements At least 17 but not yet 23 years of age Not married Not pregnant or have a legal obligation to support a child A U.S. Citizen (exception: see International Admissions)

15 Academy Eligibility Requirements ACT Scores* Range English Math Sci Reas Read % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % Mean SAT Scores* Range Verbal Math % % % % % % % % % % Mean

16 Academy Eligibility Requirements Volume of Applicants Men Women Total Applicant Files Started...8, , ,133 Nominated , ,481 Qualified (academically & physically) , ,944 Admitted , ,292 Rank in High School Class First Fifth % Second Fifth % Third Fifth % Fourth Fifth % Bottom Fifth %

17 Academy Eligibility Requirements Academic Honors Class Valedictorians Class Salutatorians National Merit Scholarship Recognition National Honor Society Activities Boys/Girls State Delegate Class or Student Body President School Paper Editor, Co-Editor or Staff Yearbook Editor or Co-Editor Debate Team Dramatics Scouting Participants Eagle Scout (men) or Gold Award (women) 195 Varsity Athletics ,278 Letter Winner ,108 Team Captain

18 Contact info Director of Admissions United States Military Academy 606 Thayer Road West Point, New York

19 U. S Army ROTC Scholarship

20 Eligibility Requirements Be a U.S. citizen Be between the ages of 17 and 26 Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50 Have a high school diploma or equivalent Score a minimum of 920 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores) Meet physical standards Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)

21 Eligibility Requirements

22 Your Commitment An eight-year service commitment with the Army. Serve full time in the Army for four years and four years with the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR). Selected Cadets may choose to serve part time in the Army Reserve or Army National Guard while pursuing a civilian career

23 Eligibility Requirements Initial Application Deadline is in January. All updates are required to be postmarked by February. Please Note: Applications for the U.S. Army ROTC 4-Year College Scholarship Program for school year will be accepted beginning February ml

24 U.S. Naval Academy

25 Academy Eligibility Requirements Basic Requirements for Eligibility: United States Citizen Good moral character At least 17 and not past their 23rd birthday on July 1st of the year they would enter the academy; Unmarried Not pregnant No dependents

26 Academy Eligibility Requirements You must be found scholastically qualified by the Admissions Board be medically qualified pass the Naval Academy's Physical Aptitude Examination (same for all the service academies) receive an official nomination from one of many sources available Apply by February of your 11 th grade year

27 Academy Eligibility Requirements There is no specific GPA minimum. However, you should strive to be at least in the top 20 percent of your high school class. Verbal Math % of the 2014 class achieved SAT scores within that range

28 Academy Eligibility Requirements COMPOSITION Top 10% % Top 25% % Top Third of H.S. Class % Varsity Athletics % Community Service % Dramatics, Public Speaking or Debating... 67% Student Body Leader % Captain/Co-Captain of Sports Team % National Honor Society % Church Group % Tutoring % Musical Activities (Band, Chorus, Etc.) % Another Language Spoken at Home % Work Experience (>10 hrs./week) % ROTC/JROTC/Sea Cadetes/Civil Air Patrol... 17% Hardship or Adverse Life Experience % School Publication % First to Attend College in Family % First Generation American %

29 Academy Eligibility Requirements APPLICATIONS Men ,781 Women ,820 Total ,601 OFFERS OF APPOINTMENT Men ,049 Women Total ,394 CLASS SIZE Men Women Total ,211 NOMINATING CATEGORIES Presidential Congressional ,146 Secretary of the Navy ROTC/JROTC Children of Deceased/Disabled Veterans

30 Contact information Candidate Guidance Office United States Naval Academy 117 Decatur Road Annapolis, MD (410)

31 U.S.Navy ROTC Scholarships

32 Eligibility Requirements U.S. Citizenship or national Not less than 17 years old by Sept. 1 of the year starting college and no more than 23 on December 31 of that year Must not have reached 27th birthday by December 31 of the year in which graduation and commissioning are anticipated Applicants with prior military service may be eligible for age adjustments for amount of time equal to their prior service, on month-by-month basis, for maximum of 36 months, if they will not reach 30th birthday by December 31 of the year of graduation and commissioning High school graduation or equivalency certificate by August 1 of the year of entrance into four-year NROTC Scholarship program No moral obligations or personal convictions that prevent conscientious bearing of arms and supporting and defending the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign or domestic or to taking an oath to perform such acts. Physically qualified by Navy or Marine Corps standards You must not have any body piercing or tattoos that violate Navy or Marine Corps policy

33 Eligibility Requirements All requirements for bachelor's degree under college/university rules and regulations Complete certain courses specified by Navy Requirements may vary by college, but Navy and Marine Corps highly emphasize academic success Normal course load required by college or university for degree completion In addition to normal course load, midshipmen must follow these general academic guidelines: – Calculus (one year by end of sophomore year) (not required for Nurse- or Marine Corps- option students) – Physics (one year of calculus-based physics by end of junior year) (not required for Nurse- or Marine Corps- option students) – English grammar and composition (one year) (not required for Marine Corps option) – National Security Policy/American Military Affairs (not required for Nurse-option) – One semester of language or culture is required. Naval Science course each semester Weekly drill instruction periods Four- to Six- week training period each summertraining period each summer – Nurse midshipmen participate in summer training in accordance with their individual nursing curriculum requirements Scholarship midshipmen may enroll in courses requiring five years for bachelor’s degree provided they will not have reached their 27th birthday on June 30 of year in which they complete fifth year and are commissioned

34 Eligibility Requirements Qualifying scores on Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College Test (ACT) SAT/ACT Math and English / Critical Reading scores can be from two different tests; applicants can combine best Math w/ best English / Critical Reading scores to achieve qualifying scores. (Navy and Nurse Option only) SAT: 530 Critical Reading; 520 math ACT: 22 English 21 Math

35 Eligibility Requirements If applicant is in the top 10% of his/her high school graduating class, the SAT/ACT test scores can be below the above stated minimum. (Navy and Nurse Option only) If these academic criteria cannot be met, other opportunities exist for an NROTC scholarship -- please contact your local Navy Recruiter or NROTC Unitplease contact your local Navy Recruiter NROTC Unit Valid Test Dates for the Scholarship Year are December 2013 through December https://www.nrotc.navy.mil/

36 Eligibility Requirements

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38 U. S. Navy Nurse Program NURSE Apply for and gain admission to NROTC colleges offering the nursing academic program (not required during selection process, but notification of admission must be received before scholarship can be activated) Qualifying scores on Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College Test (ACT) SAT/ACT Math and English / Critical Reading scores can be from two different tests; applicants can combine best Math w/ best English / Critical Reading scores to achieve qualifying scores. (Nurse and Navy Option only) SAT: 530 Critical Reading; 520 math ACT: 22 English 21 Math If applicant is in the top 10% of his/her high school graduating class, the SAT/ACT test scores can be below the above stated minimum. (Nurse and Navy Option only)

39 U. S. Marines Scholarship Achieve a qualifying score on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT), or the American College Test (ACT). The SAT math and critical reading scores must be from the same and most recent test. Applicants cannot combine their best math and critical reading scores from the SAT to achieve the qualifying score for application. (Marine Corps Option only). SAT: 1000 Combination of Math and Critical Reading Only ACT minimum composite score of 22 Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT): 74

40 U.S Coast Guard Academy

41 Academy Eligibility Requirements SatACTClass rank test date Dec testMay testAverage score v/m Comp score 27 or better Top 20 % Math Reading630610

42 Eligibility Requirements A U.S. citizen of sound moral character Unmarried with no dependents or financial debt years of age on July 1 of the year of entry A high school graduate or GED recipient (or will be prior to entry) PASS FITNESS TEST MEDICAL SCREEN INTERVIEW SUMMER PROGRAM

43 DEAD LINES 12 TH GRADE YEAR October: Deadline to submit all application material for review under Early Action Group One November: Deadline to submit all application material for review under Early Action Group Two December: Last eligible testing date for the ACT with Writing Test exam

44 CONTACT INFORMATION UNITED STATES COAST GUARD ACADEMY 31 MOHEGAN AVENUE NEW LONDON, CT ADMISSIONS HOTLINE: USCG (8724)

45 South Carolina Air National Guard

46 SC Air National Guard Recruiter TSgt Kenneth Monroe

47 South Carolina Army National Guard

48 SC Army National Guard Recruiter SGT Michael Gault

49 United States Air Force  Qualifications and Benefits SOFTBOOK program qualifications for Juniors  17 year old juniors with qualifying ASVAB scores and a good physical pick top 5 jobs that they are interested in. (Seniors and Grads pick 10+) Benefits  Money – E-1 - E-3 earn $1547-$1823 / Live in college style dorm / eat at Dining fac.  Advancement – Pay raise every year / every 2 yrs / rank / possible 3 raises in 1 yr  Travel – Air Force Bases located in the U.S, Europe, and Asia  Training – 8.5 weeks basic training / 4 – 52 wks technical training / upgrade training  Recreation – 30 days paid vacation / fitness centers on base / recreation centers  Education – All AF training is accredited by Community College of the AF - Southern Association of Colleges accredited / $4500 annual tuition assistance / $54000 MGI bill  Satisfaction – Responsibility for ones self / recognition for ones accomplishments  Security – Job security / Free medical and dental care / Retirement plan - 50% pay after 20 yrs of service

50 U S Air Force Recruiter TSgt Adam Raffety

51 Active Duty/Army Reserves

52 Active Duty Army

53 * CASH BONUSES UP TO $40,000 * UP TO $87,000 TO CONTINUE EDUCATION * STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT UP TO $65,000 * GUARANTEED TRAINING OF CHOICE * WARRANT OFFICER FLIGHT SCHOOL * OFFICER CANDIDATE SCHOOL DUTY, HONOR, COUNTRY GEDs are able to join Active! * STARTING PAY FROM $1516 TO $1787 * FREE SINGLE AND FAMILY HOUSING * FREE MEALS OR MEAL ALLOWANCE * FREE MEDICAL AND DENTAL CARE * 100% COLLEGE TUITION ASSISTANCE * 30 DAYS VACATION W/PAY + 11 HOLIDAYS * EXCELLENT TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES THE UNITED STATES ARMY WE DON’T MAKE PROMISES, WE MAKE GUARANTEES!!! OFFERING MORE OPTIONS AND BENEFIT PACKAGES THAN ANY OTHER TIME IN THE COUNTRY’S HISTORY Check if you are Qualified!Find us on FacebookWatch us on YouTube SGT TURNER, CALVIN CALL/TXT FREE FB- SgtTurner Calvin -

54 US Navy Age You must be no older than 34 but at least 17 years old. If you are not yet 18, you must have parental consent. Citizenship You must be a U.S. citizen or, if you’re a non-citizen, you may join the Navy if you entered the United States on a permanent residence visa or have an Alien Registration Green Card and have: 1) established a bona fide residence and 2) established a home of record in the United States. Family If you are a single parent, please contact a recruiter for details on how you can enlist in the Navy. Also, the Navy will normally not allow you to enlist if you have more than two dependents under the age of 18 Need more details? Contact a recruiter. Financial Obligations In certain cases, you must prove that you can meet your current financial obligations. Education Generally speaking, you must be a high school graduate, have earned a GED or have met other high school equivalency requirements to enlist in the Navy. For specific qualifying circumstances, contact a recruiter. Drug/Alcohol Policy The Navy has a zero tolerance drug/alcohol policy. Early in the enlistment process, you will take two urinalysis tests. You’ll also be asked questions about prior drug and alcohol use. Answer honestly. If you have questions, contact a recruiter. Medical/Legal/Moral Standards The Navy also applies medical, legal and character standards to your application, including traffic offense history, criminal history, citizenship status and more. For more information, contact a recruiter.

55 U S Navy Recruiter AE1 (AW) Robert Biles

56 US Marines Enlistment

57 U S Marine Corps SGT Cory Brown

58 US Coast Guard Enlistment Following are the Basic requirements for becoming a member of the Coast Guard: A U.S. citizen or a Resident Alien. Between the ages of (up to age 32 if qualified for attending guaranteed 'A' school) for Active Duty.(If you are 17, you'll need parental consent.) Reservists must be between Prior service personnel should contact their local recruiter for specific programs. Have a high school diploma. GEDs are accepted in special circumstances. Have no more than two dependents. Pass the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test. Pass a military entrance medical exam.

59 US Coast Guard Recruiter Columbia Capital Center Shopping Ctr 201 Columbia Mall Blvd STE 207 Columbia, SC (803)

60 WEB SITES

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