OLE MISS NROTC

Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps

Scholarship Opportunities

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Four-Year National Scholarship

Scholarship Benefits

  • Full tuition including out of state fees
  • All mandatory fees imposed by the School on all full-time undergraduate students, except for the following:

a. Any fee due to withdrawing, failing or repeating a course
b. Any fee of tuition above or in addition to those normally charged that are for an elective course not required in a degree or to fulfill any NROTC program requirements
c. Refundable fees, such as deposits
d. Charges incurred for breaking or damaging property
e. Fees assessed by the School for failure to comply with any School requirement
f. Fees for advance placement examinations
g. Medical or dental insurance
h.  Fees in connection with any aviation or flight training course, including but not limited to:  flight hours; licensing; fuel; aircraft rental; ground instruction; and aircraft service, repair or maintenance.  The Navy will not pay for any such fees or costs whether they are charged separately or are incorporated into the tuition charged for the course.
i. Room and board

  • Stipend of $750 per academic year for text books  ($375 per semester)
  • Provide all uniforms and Naval Science course materials
  • Three summer cruises
  • Subsistence allowance each academic month

YEAR CURRENT


Freshmen—$250
Sophomore—$300
Junior—$350
Senior—$400

  • The length of scholarship benefits is predicated upon the student’s degree plan.  Students will receive scholarship benefits only for the time required to receive their Baccalaureate Degree or 4 years, whichever comes first.  If additional benefits are necessary, students may request and, in some cases, be granted fifth-year benefits.

Navy Option Two and Three-Year Scholarships

Eligibility Requirements

  • Same basic requirements as the Four-Year scholarship with the following additional requirements:

Must have at least at least 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) but no more than 90 semester hours (135 quarter hours).
Must have a minimum college GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale).
Must be admitted to or in process of gaining admittance to school affiliated with the NROTC Unit from which they are being nominated.
Students may apply for only one of two programs options; Navy or Nurse (not open to Marine Option applicants).

Scholarship Benefits

  • Full tuition including out of state fees
  • All colleges/university educational fees, except for the following:

a. Any fee due to withdrawing, failing or repeating a course
b. Any fee of tuition above or in addition to those normally charged that are for an elective course not required in a degree or to fulfill any NROTC program requirements
c. Refundable fees, such as deposits
d. Charges incurred for breaking or damaging property
e. Fees assessed by the School for failure to comply with any School requirement
f. Fees for advance placement examinations
g. Medical or dental insurance
h. Any aviation associated fees to include, but not limited to, aviation instruction, licensing, or fuel fees, aircraft rental fees, ground instruction, maintenance or service fees.  Students may choose to pursue a degree requiring these types of flight instruction or fees; however they will be fully responsible for all such fees associated with that training.
i. Room and Board

  • Stipend of $750 per academic year for text books  ($375 per semester)
  • Provide uniforms and Naval Science course materials
  • Summer Cruise

3-Year will receive 2 cruises
2-Year will receive 1 cruise

  • Subsistence allowance each academic month

Sophomore  $300/month
Junior  $350/month
Senior  $400/month

  • Length of the scholarship is predicated upon the student’s degree plan.  Students will receive scholarship benefits only for the time required to complete their baccalaureate degree or initial length of scholarship, whichever comes first.

Application Process

  • You must apply via the NROTC unit at The University of Mississippi.
  • To apply you must complete the application below, obtain the required documents and submit your application to the Professor of Naval Science.
  • Contents of application:

Application Letter (see sample)
Signed and dated Personal Information Sheet
Current copy of  college transcripts
Letter of admission to The University of Mississippi
Degree Plan
Statement of Understanding
Drug Statement
Debarment Statement
Letters of reference (if you wish)
2 or 3 Year Scholarship—Applicant Personal Data Record

  • Your application must be received by the NROTC Unit no later than 31 May.
  • The Professor of Naval Science will review and may forward you application to the scholarship selection board.
  • The Selection board meets at the end of June.
  • You will receive a letter notifying you of the results of the selection board.

Marine Option Two and Three-Year Side-load Scholarship

Process

  • Applicant can apply for either a two or three-year side-load scholarship beginning the Spring semester of their freshman year.
  • Applicant will be observed by both the MOI and AMOI of the NROTC unit in which the student is enrolled.
  • Applicant will appear before a review board for an official interview.
  • Applicant is competing against NROTC midshipmen from units throughout the nation.

Any further questions should be directed toward the Marine Officer Instructor.

Thorp Scholarship

The Thorp Scholarship provides extra financial assistance for on-campus housing. All NROTC scholarship students at The University of Mississippi will automatically be eligible for the scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a recipient of an NROTC scholarship at The University of Mississippi
  • Must reside on campus

Scholarship Benefits

  • The financial assistance is based on the number of NROTC scholarship students residing on campus.
  • A sum of $40,000 ($20,000 per semester) is divided among the eligible students.

To view more information about any of these National Scholarships or to access any additional forms, visit the Official Naval ROTC Website.