A complete nomination file consists of the following items: application current photo high school transcript american college testing program (act) results and/or college board scholastic assessment test (sat) results resume of extracurricular activities an essay stating why you want to attend a service academy. Senators nominate applicants in their entire state and representatives nominate those who are domiciled in their congressional district optional essay you may submit along with your applications, a short essay which describes yourself, an interesting experience or any unusual circumstances surrounding your. You can type your essay in a word processor and then “copy and paste” to the application application instructions 1 candidates must meet the following us constitutional requirements to be considered for a nomination from congressman brady: a must be at least 17 and not yet 23 by july 1 of the year. 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. Nominations after determining that you meet the basic requirements to become a cadet, you should begin seeking nominations in order to be considered for admission at west point, you need to be nominated there are two types of nominations, the congressional nomination and the service-connected nomination.
Members of congress may nominate candidates for appointment to four of the five us service academies: us military academy (usma), west point, ny the school administrator or teacher letters of recommendation must arrive in a sealed envelope with an original signature or they will not be considered 3 essay. What is a nomination members of congress may nominate applicants who meet the eligibility requirements established by go online to https://bankshousegov/ services/service-academy-nominations and complete the application essay - no longer than one typed, double spaced page, explaining your desire to attend. Us coast guard academy, does not require a congressional nomination for appointment these the nomination of constituents to one of the service academies can provide members of congress with the in a one-page essay on a separate sheet, describe why you wish to attend a service academy.
Frequently asked questions are available for those seeking a military academy nomination and/or college board scholastic assessment test (sat) results resume of extracurricular activities an essay stating why you want to attend a service academy (500 words or less) minimum of three letters of recommendation. Your personal letter/essay is very important – this is your chance to explain why you want to attend a service academy it doesn't have to be long or elaborate keep it short, no longer than one page be yourself don't try to impress with fancy language remember to. Each essay is around 500 to 1000 words, so not too terrible along with the application to the school, you must also receive a nomination from a congressman, senator, vice president, or president you can only get the presidential nomination if one of your parents served in the military each congressman.
Students interested in a congressional nomination should request an application form – ideally in the spring of their junior year or just before starting their senior year 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. 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.
A congressman will typically select 10 potential candidates, and then use a competitive nomination process to select a single candidate to endorse service academy application, official transcripts, letters of recommendation, wallet -sized photo, resume and essay to the congressperson's office by the deadline date. The fifth service academy, the us coast guard academy (uscga), new london, ct, does not require a congressional nomination for appointment act scores (sat school code: 7199 / act school code: 7272) one-page essay explaining why you wish to attend a service academy resume of extracurricular activities. In order to be eligible for a nomination, you must be a us citizen between the ages of 17 and 23, a resident of indiana's 2nd congressional district, and unmarried with no dependents you must also be in excellent academic standing and of high moral character acceptance of a service academy appointment requires a.