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Service Academy Nominations

Service Academies Congressional Nomination Process

It is Congresswoman Speier's great honor to nominate young men and women of character to the United States Air Force Academy, Military Academy, Naval Academy and Merchant Marine Academy.  (The US Coast Guard Academy does not require nomination. For information on applying to the USCGA, please visit:http://www.uscga.edu.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION PACKETS:
Thursday, November 9, 2017, 5:00 p. m. PT

Download the PDF icon2017 Academy Application.pdf

 

To be considered, an applicant must first meet these basic requirements:

  • United States citizen
  • Unmarried with no dependents
  • Excellent academic achievement
  • Ability to pass a physical aptitude test
  • Strong leadership potential
  • High moral character

In addition, an applicant must provide:

  • A completed application
  • SAT or ACT test scores
  • High school transcript
  • Photograph
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Personal essay

Applicants must also apply directly to the desired Academy or Academies: 

United States Air Force Academy
Director of Admissions
Colorado Springs , Colorado 80840
1-800-443-9266
www.usafa.af.mil

United States Military Academy
Admissions Office
West Point , New York 10996
1-800-822-ARMY
www.usma.edu

United States Merchant Marine Academy
Admissions Office
Kings Point , New York 11024
1-800-732-6267
www.usmma.edu

United States Naval Academy
Director of Candidate Guidance
Annapolis , Maryland 21402
1-800-249-7707
www.usna.edu

Please note that you can apply for a nomination from other sources:

  • Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris
  • President Donald Trump, who nominates children of career military personnel, deceased or disabled veterans, military or civilian personnel in missing status, and Medal of Honor Recipients
  • Vice President Mike Pence, who nominates five individuals from across the United States per year
  • The Secretary of each military department, Army, Navy and Air Force, who nominates members of regular military, reserve components, and participants in the ROTC.

The 2017 Service Academy nominees, left to right: Dylan Drummer, Air Force Academy;
Hunter Manter, Air Force Academy; Regan Greer, West Point Prep School; RJ Babiera,
Naval Academy; David Wall, Naval Academy. (Also nominated but not pictured: Ryan
Serrato, Naval Academy.)