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Navy ROTC Offers Youth a Chance to Attend Historically Black Colleges

The Florida A&M University (FAMU) is soliciting your help in finding qualified minority candidates interested in attending FAMU or one of the other Historically Black College or Universities (Morehouse, Norfolk, Prairie View, Savannah State and Southern) on a Navy ROTC Scholarship.

Navy ROTC Offers Youth a Chance to Attend Historically Black Colleges

The Bay Area Political Action Committee (BAPAC) and its "Young People’s Caucus" is seeking your assistance in identifying African American or Hispanic youth who are interested in attending college.

The Florida A&M University (FAMU) is soliciting your help in finding qualified minority candidates interested in attending FAMU or one of the other Historically Black College or Universities (Morehouse, Norfolk, Prairie View, Savannah State and Southern) on a Navy ROTC Scholarship.

The scholarship is called the Historically Black College Scholarship.

The criteria for the scholarship is as follows:

  1. High School Senior
  2. High School GPA 2.5 or better
  3. SAT Score 1050 (530 verbal/ 520 math) or ACT Score 22 (22 English/ 21 math)

If a student meets the above criteria then he/she must mail or fax (850) 561-2517 a copy of their high school transcript and SAT or ACT scores to the address below:

Recruiting Officer
Florida A&M University
Naval ROTC Unit
PO Box 6508
Tallahassee, FL 32314-6508

Once information is received their application will be screened and they will be informed if they will be submitted to Naval Services Training Command (NSTC) for the scholarship. Prior to awarding the scholarship, a qualified applicant must pass a medical exam, paid for by the Navy. The scholarship pays full for tuition, fees, books, uniforms, and a monthly stipend of $250.00. In addition if a student attends FAMU on a NROTC Scholarship, the University offers a limited number of ROOM & BOARD scholarships. The end result is that the student attends college on a FULL RIDE!

If you have any questions please contact the Officer recruiter at (850) 599-8412 or by email at nrotcrec1@famu.edu.



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