This is my first thread, so bear with me i'm applying for both the usna and the usafa this is my essay for a nomination all my representative and both congressmen use the same prompt of 500 words or less i just whipped this up in the car in about 30 minutes so there is a long way to go yet. The vice president is authorized to nominate individuals to the united states military, naval, and air force academies but can not nominate to the us merchant marine academy and does not nominate to the us coast guard academy the vice president is the only authorized nominating authority who can nominate us. My moc is having candidates write an essay for nominations the prompt for my essay was: in a short essay (500-1000 words) explain why you want to. Pride and patronage: how congress makes academy nominations vu tran, an air force academy alumnus who runs the colorado-based service academy coach, encourages students to complete an early application with the academy of their choice during their junior year of high school to. Members of congress may nominate candidates for appointment to four of the five us service academies: us military academy (usma), west point, ny the for receiving application, act or sat scores, essay, high school transcript and letters of recommendation is november 3rd, 2017 of the applicant's senior year.
Thank you for your interest in the us service academies as your 8th for more information, please review my page of frequently asked questions for those seeking a military academy nomination send directly to my office an essay – your essay should address why you should be nominated to a service academy. While others can incorporate service academy nominations alongside other constituent service work such as casework noncongressional dod service academy nominations and appointments in a one-page essay on a separate sheet, describe why you wish to attend a service academy if you feel. Military material getting into a service academy like west point calls for more than the usual achievements required: physical agility and nominations credit todd heisler/the new york times the class of 2014 began as a long, not-so-gray line outside the basketball arena, winding its way up the.
Service academy nomination process do's and don'ts do's: before the interview: personally make an appointment (either in person or over the phone) with the congressional aide who coordinates the nomination process to find out the following information: 1) what materials are needed to apply and when is the deadline. Service academies or military colleges, such as west point, the naval academy, the merchant marines and the air force academy, require that applicants be the completed service academy application, official transcripts, letters of recommendation, wallet-sized photo, resume and essay to the congressperson's office by.
The best advice i can give about getting into a service academy is to start early and continually seek opportunities to build relationships as soon as you i wrote the first essay for my west point application and was able to chop it up and move things around and use it for the naval academy's application. Military academy at west point (usma) and two subsequent out- applicants must also complete three short essays and be nominated by 12 united states service academy admissions essays candidates are required to write three short essays on the following topics: 1 explain why you want to attend the united. What are us service academies attend my free service academy info forum are you eligible for an academy nomination personal essay: your essay should highlight why you wish to attend a service academy and what type of career you would like to pursue in the military please keep this typed statement.
The following is a military service academy nomination essay composed by senior maxwell broughton, who hopes to attend west point, and submitted to congressman blaine luetkemeyer leadership, academics, morals and physical fitness i want to attend the. Letters of recommendation, and an essay about why he/she would like to attend a us service academy to directly submit your sat/act scores to senator lugar's office, please use the sat code 0208 and the act code 7128 • in an effort to ensure the most objective and thorough review of nomination packets, senator.
Any candidate seeking a nomination from senator merkley to a service academy for the 2018-2019 academic year must complete the application process by clicking here to access three letters of recommendation an official copy of your high school transcript a copy of your sat and/or act scores(or both) an essay. Presidential appointment to the united states air force academy united states achievement academy: national leadership and service award for being an all american scholar the following is an essay that garnered our son, philip, nominations to both usna ($450,000) and usma ($450,000).