Students should start the application process as soon as possible. For students in high school, the application process for the 4-year NROTC Scholarship can be started as early as January of your junior year. To start the application, go to the following website:
The application contains a section titled "College Preferences and Current Studies," and asks for your top five college choices. In order to maximize your chances of being assigned to the Northwestern NROTC Unit, indicate Northwestern University as your first choice and a strong desire to attend Northwestern.
Admission to Northwestern University is a completely separate process from the NROTC scholarship application process. Students should contact the admissions office at Northwestern University for further information, or go to the following link to apply:
Scholarship applicants are required to complete a Department of Defense Medical Examination Review Board (DODMERB) physical exam. When your application has been completed, you will receive a post card from DODMERB instructing you to schedule a physical exam. Once you have received this post card, please contact the DODMERB National Appointment Scheduling office.
National Appointment Scheduling 1-800-841-2706
Don't have a scholarship?
You can still join our program at anytime as a College Programmer with no obligation! You can even apply for a full scholarship after you join us. Historically, most college programmers at Northwestern have successfully received NROTC scholarships after joining the battalion.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns you may have about the application process at 1-847-491-3324 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
"I thought the application process was very practical. It was obvious that everyone involved wanted to help me through." - 4th Class Midshipman
To maintain mobility in a mountainous environment, Mountain Warfare Training involves a lot of hiking with all of the unit's gear. The training shows Marines how to overcome any obstacle they might see in a mountainous environment.
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