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					       Awards/Scholarship Information Sheet
Awards - w/ reference                              Due Date              POW / CLASS   Eligibility                                                                  POW Note / Description
National Sojourners Award for                       15-Jan                  N/A        Sophomore/Junior, top 25% of class, demonstrated ideals of                   National Sojourners, Inc., an organization of past and
Americanism - NAM 13.4a                                                                Americanism by deed or conduct, demonstrated potential for                   present commissioned and warrant officers who are master
                                                                                       outstanding leadership, not previously received this award                   masons, offers its national award to an outstanding NROTC
                                                                                                                                                                    student at each institution annually. The award is intended
                                                                                                                                                                    specifically for presentation to the NROTC student who has
                                                                                                                                                                    contributed the most to encourage and demonstrate
                                                                                                                                                                    Americanism within the unit and on campus. The award
                                                                                                                                                                    consists of a ribbon with medal and accompanying
                                                                                                                                                                    certificate. Annually, PNS' will make selections for the
                                                                                                                                                                    award, and forward their nominations during the month of
                                                                                                                                                                    January (at least 90 days prior to planned presentation) to
                                                                                                                                                                    the nearest local chapter of the National Sojourners, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                      Only one nomination per unit will be accepted. If there
                                                                                                                                                                    isn't a local chapter, the nominations should be sent to the
                                                                                                                                                                    National Sojourners, Inc., 8301 East Boulevard Drive,
                                                                                                                                                                    Alexandria, VA 22308-1399 (703) 765-5000 FAX: (703)
                                                                                                                                                                    765-8390.
Daedalian Foundation NROTC                           15-Jan                 1-Dec      Seniors, strong desire to become a Naval Aviator, an aptitude for flight     The Order of Daedalians, a National Fraternity of
Scholarship Awards - NAM 13.4q                                                         training with minimum ASTB scores of 3/4/4(pilot) or 3/4/3(NFO) and          Commissioned Military Pilots of the Armed Forces, supports
                                                                                       have passed a flight physical, upper 20% of NROTC class and upper            charitable, educational, and scientific activities in furtherance
                                                                                       25% of graduating class, demonstrated qualities of leadership,               of the tenets and Objectives of the Order. Annually, the
                                                                                       teamwork, high moral character, integrity, and organizational ability,       Daedalian Foundation awards two $1000 scholarships to
                                                                                       financial need given consideration as well as enrollment in light aircraft   senior NROTC midshipmen possessing the desire and
                                                                                       training and/or possession of a FAA private pilot certificate though         capabilities of becoming future naval aviators. The purpose
                                                                                       neither is a firm requirement for consideration of eligibility.              of these scholarships is to encourage midshipmen to select
                                                                                                                                                                    military careers as fixed wing pilots.

Naval Submarine League Outstanding                   1-Feb                   N/A       Senior, or NECP, and selected submariner, demonstrate superior               The Naval Submarine League (NSL) Outstanding
Achievement Award - NAM 13.4b                                                          academic aptitude, exhibit strong desire to pursue a career in               Achievement Award is an annual award intended to promote
                                                                                       submarine warfare, demonstrate balanced qualities and aptitude for           the Navy's nuclear submarine community within the NROTC
                                                                                       accession as a naval officer, be a role model to inspire others to strive    units. The award recognizes midshipmen with proven
                                                                                       for nuclear submarine program selection.                                     academic and leadership skills that have been selected for
                                                                                                                                                                    entry into the Navy's nuclear propulsion program as
                                                                                                                                                                    submarine officers. The award consists of a certificate, a
                                                                                                                                                                    letter of presentation, and a one-year honorary membership
                                                                                                                                                                    in the NSL, and recipient acknowledgment in THE
                                                                                                                                                                    SUBMARINE REVIEW.




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       Awards/Scholarship Information Sheet
Awards - w/ reference                              Due Date              POW / CLASS    Eligibility                                                        POW Note / Description
SECNAV Distinguished Midshipman                     1-Feb                  SENIOR       Graduating Midn, refer to paragraph 3 and 4 of SECNAVINST 1520.10A The SECNAV Distinguished Midshipman Graduate Program
Graduate Program - NAM 13.4e                                                                                                                               is an award program to honor one graduating midshipman
                                                                                                                                                           (not officer candidates) at each NROTC Unit (consortiums
                                                                                                                                                           shall nominate one midshipman per university) and twenty
                                                                                                                                                           midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy who demonstrate
                                                                                                                                                           the highest standards of leadership, academic and military
                                                                                                                                                           performance. The selection criteria are detailed in
                                                                                                                                                           paragraph 3 of SECNAVINST 1520.10A. NROTC unit
                                                                                                                                                           submission of the selected midshipman will be in
                                                                                                                                                           accordance with paragraph 4. The name of the
                                                                                                                                                           midshipman selected is due at CNET (MIDN ADMIN) not
                                                                                                                                                           later than February 1 each year.

National Defense Transportation Award                1-Feb                 SENIOR       Graduating senior, enrolled in a degree program of Business                  The National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA)
for NROTC Midshipmen - NAM 13.4d                                                        Administration, Business Management, Transportation Management or            annually presents a Silver Medal to one midshipman from
                                                                                        another baccalaureate program with an emphasis on transportation, top        each NROTC unit who is nominated by the PNS and who
                                                                                        25% of NROTC class in aptitude, top 25% of NROTC and University              meets the criteria.
                                                                                        class academically
American Society of Naval                            15-Feb                SENIOR       Applying for support for the last year of undergraduate study or one year    The American Society of Naval Engineers sponsors a
Engineers(ASNE) - NAM 13.4g                                                             of full time graduate study leading to a designated degree in                scholarship program to encourage college students to enter
                                                                                        engineering or physical science, U.S. citizen, demonstrated interest in a    the field of naval engineering. The program also provides
                                                                                        career in naval engineering                                                  support to naval engineers seeking advanced education in
                                                                                                                                                                     the field.
National Defense Industrial Association              15-Feb                 ANY         Academic average placing student in upper half of university class, no       This award consists of a certificate, service medal, and a
Award - NAM 13.4f                                                                       grade less than B in advanced NROTC classes, top 20% of NROTC                ribbon to be worn on the midshipman uniform, and a
                                                                                        class, actively participate in athletics or campus activities, demonstrate   complimentary one-year membership to NDIA. The PNS
                                                                                        outstanding leadership qualities                                             may nominate one student annually. Any request for the
                                                                                                                                                                     ROTC award should be forwarded to NDIA, 2111 Wilson
                                                                                                                                                                     Boulevard, Membership Department, Suite 400, Arlington,
                                                                                                                                                                     Virginia 22201 (703) 522-1820.
Society of American Military                         1-Mar               1st week Feb   Engineering major, must be enrolled in the next to last year or last year    The SAME will award annually, the Society Gold Medal to 15
Engineers(SAME) - NAM 13.4h                                                             of an accredited engineering program, upper 25% of engineering class         NROTC students in their next-to-last year of engineering
                                                                                        and NROTC class, recommended by PNS and dean of engineering                  study, and to 15 NROTC students in their last year of
                                                                                                                                                                     engineering study. The purpose of the award is to impress
                                                                                                                                                                     upon undergraduate engineering students, by appropriate
                                                                                                                                                                     recognition of meritorious promise of achievement in the
                                                                                                                                                                     field, the importance of engineering to national security.




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       Awards/Scholarship Information Sheet
Awards - w/ reference                              Due Date              POW / CLASS    Eligibility                                                                POW Note / Description
AFCEA General Emmett Paige                          1-Mar                 Active Duty                                                                              Scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded to persons on
Scholarships                                                                            Candidate must be a U.S. citizen, majoring in the following or C4I-        active duty in the uniformed military services, to veterans,
                                                                                        related fields of electrical, chemical, systems or aerospace engineering; and to their spouses or dependents, who are currently
http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarshi                                               mathematics; physics; science or mathematics education; technology         enrolled full time in an eligible degree program at an
ps/undergraduate/genemm.asp                                                             management; management information systems; or computer science. accredited 4-year college or university in the U.S. (Veterans
                                                                                        Majors directly related to the support of U.S. intelligence enterprises or attending college as freshmen are eligible to apply; all others
                                                                                        national security with relevance to the mission of AFCEA will also be      must be at least second-year college students, enrolled full
                                                                                        eligible. Minimum GPA requirement is 3.4 on 4.0 scale or better.           time as sophomores or juniors at the time of application.)
                                                                                        Candidates must provide a copy of Certificate of Service, Discharge
                                                                                        Form DD214, or facsimile of candidate's current Department of Defense
                                                                                        or Coast Guard Identification Card.
SWO graduate program - NAM 13.4cc                    8-Mar                   N/A        Selectees must possess an undergraduate degree in engineering or the On August 22, 2000 the SWO Community established a
                                                                                        sciences and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Each officer will have one Graduation Education program for SWO selectees (1165
                                                                                        year to complete the program. The quotas for this program are as           and 1165N only). The NROTC Program is authorized to
                                                                                        follows: ESE (4), CBS(8), USW (4), Intel C4I sys(2) and Mechanical         select 15 midshipmen/officer candidates for this program as
                                                                                        Engineering (12), and will be shared equally by USNA and                   well as the Naval Academy who is authorized also to select
                                                                                        NROTC. The candidates in the Mechanical Engineering Program must 15 midshipmen. Once selected, they will be sent directly to
                                                                                        possess a Mechanical Engineering undergraduate degree.                     Naval Postgraduate School to earn a degree in one of these
                                                                                                                                                                   technical programs: Electronic Systems Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                   (ESE), Combat System (CBS), Undersea Warfare (USW),
                                                                                                                                                                   Intel C4I Systems, Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.

Civilian Marksman Program - NAM 13.4ee               9-Mar                   N/A        Be a U.S. citizen. Be of good moral character. Have demonstrated           The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is offering
                                                                                        academic excellence as evidenced by a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade         $1000 scholarships to NROTC midshipmen that participate
                                                                                        point average. Be pursuing a four-year degree as a recipient of an         in an air rifle marksmanship program, are attending college
                                                                                        NROTC scholarship. Have an observed need for financial assistance to       on an NROTC scholarship, and meet CMP selection criteria.
                                                                                        complete their baccalaureate degree. Have demonstrated excellence
                                                                                        as a current member of NROTC or college rifle team. Have
                                                                                        demonstrated the motivation to complete a college education and the
                                                                                        potential to serve int he Armed Forces of the United States.

Thomas and Elliott M. Senn Memorial                  30-Mar                 28-Feb      All under graduate students affiliated with NROTC, 1500 word typed         RADM Elliott M. Senn, U.S. Navy(Ret.) died in 1980 leaving
Fund(essay) - NAM 13.4p                                                                 double spaced essay on selected Naval topic                                a portion of his will to the DoN to establish the Thomas and
                                                                                                                                                                   Elliott M. Senn Memorial Fund. The navy accepted his
                                                                                                                                                                   generous gift and invested it. Interest income has now
                                                                                                                                                                   grown to the point where RADM Senn's educational
                                                                                                                                                                   purposes can now be fulfilled. RADM Senn's will specifies
                                                                                                                                                                   that a portion of the interest go to NROTC midshipmen as
                                                                                                                                                                   prizes for essays written on naval topics, and as direct
                                                                                                                                                                   grants of $1000 to former U.S. Navy enlisted personnel
                                                                                                                                                                   currently in the NROTC Program.


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Awards - w/ reference                              Due Date              POW / CLASS    Eligibility                                                             POW Note / Description
Capt Winifred Collins - NAM 13.4bb                  30-Mar                  N/A         Must be third year midshipmen (female or male) (completing their junior This is a scholarship award and will grant $2,000 to five
                                                                                        year in May/June timeframe). Nominees will be selected on the basis of  selectees. Nominations are to be submitted to CNET
                                                                                        academics, leadership, and need.                                        (MIDN ADMIN) by 30 March of each year. A CNET board
                                                                                                                                                                of officers will make the final selections.
AFCEA - NAM 13.4i                                     1-Apr                  N/A        Sophomore/Junior majoring in ECE, electronics, CS, physics, or math     Scholarships to 30(15 rising juniors and 15 rising seniors)
                                                                                                                                                                NROTC students majoring in ECE, electronics, CS, physics,
                                                                                                                                                                or math in an accredited degree granting 4-year college or
                                                                                                                                                                university. Candidates must be U.S. citizens, have good
                                                                                                                                                                moral character, academic excellence, potential to serve as
                                                                                                                                                                officers in the Armed Forces of the U.S. and have financial
                                                                                                                                                                need.
Junior Line Officer Advanced Educational              1-Apr              1st week Mar   Senior Midn or Active duty, must remain in the unrestricted line and    The Junior Line Officer Advanced Educational Program,
Program(Burke Program) - NAM 13.4c                                                      must be aviation, swo, or subs                                          more commonly known as the Burke Program, was
                                                                                                                                                                implemented in the fall of 1959. Its objective is to educate
                                                                                                                                                                through the doctoral level, or as far as the individual's
                                                                                                                                                                capabilities permit, a small group of carefully selected
                                                                                                                                                                officers who demonstrated leadership potential as
                                                                                                                                                                midshipman or officer candidates and who are academically
                                                                                                                                                                well qualified for advanced education in the scientific and
                                                                                                                                                                engineering fields.
Medal of Honor Scholarship                            1-Apr          ROTC undergrad -   Medal of Honor Scholarships of $3,000 each will be presented to         The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation, in
                                                                       Soph on up       outstanding ROTC undergraduate students of the Air Force, Army, partnership with the Armed Forces Communications and
http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarshi                                               Navy, and Marine Corps . The primary criteria for selection will be a   Electronics Association (AFCEA) Educational Foundation,
ps/rotc/MedalofHonor.asp                                                                candidate’s demonstrated leadership performance and potential, and      are pleased to announce the establishment of the “Medal of
                                                                                        strong commitment to serve in the United States Armed Forces.           Honor” scholarship fund. This scholarship fund will award a
                                                                                                                                                                $3,000 annual scholarship to one outstanding student
                                                                                        Candidates are required to be a United States citizen enrolled in ROTC, committed to serving in the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and
                                                                                        be of good moral character, exhibit academic achievement with a         Marine Corps and enrolled in the Reserve Officer Training
                                                                                        minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and have a demonstrated potential Corps (ROTC). The four recipients shall exemplify the spirit
                                                                                        to serve as an officer in the United States Armed Forces.               of courage, selflessness, service to country, and pursuit of
                                                                                                                                                                academic and military excellence in their academic and
                                                                                        Candidates must be majoring in an academic discipline at an accredited military endeavors, and extracurricular activities.
                                                                                        degree-granting four-year college or university in the United States.
                                                                                        Candidates must be at least second-year students, enrolled full time as
                                                                                        either a sophomore or junior at the time of application.

                                                                                        Candidates should apply for the AFCEA ROTC Scholarship.
                                                                                        Applications must be endorsed by ROTC unit commanders.




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Awards - w/ reference                              Due Date           POW / CLASS       Eligibility                                                                  POW Note / Description
AFCEA ROTC Scholarship                              1-Apr            ROTC undergrad -   Candidates must be nominated by the Professor of Military Science,           Scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded to ROTC
                                                                       soph, juniors    Naval Science, Aerospace Studies or designated Commanding Officer            students majoring in the following or C4I-related fields of
http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarshi                                               as appropriate. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen enrolled in ROTC,          electrical, computer, chemical, systems or aerospace
ps/rotc/rotc1.asp                                                                       have good moral character, demonstrate academic excellence, exhibit          engineering; electronics; computer science; physics;
                                                                                        the potential to serve as an officer in the U.S. Armed Forces, and have      mathematics; science or mathematics education; technology
                                                                                        a financial need.                                                            management; or other technical fields at accredited degree-
                                                                                                                                                                     granting four-year colleges or universities in the United
                                                                                        For consideration for the Medal of Honor Scholarship,                        States. Majors directly related to the support of U.S.
                                                                                        endorsement by the ROTC unit commander is required and must                  intelligence or national security enterprises with relevance to
                                                                                        be included in the Letter of Nomination.                                     the mission of AFCEA will also be eligible. Candidates must
                                                                                                                                                                     be at least second-year college students, enrolled full time
                                                                                       For consideration for the Future Heroes EXPERIENCE TOUR,                      as sophomores or juniors at the time of application.
                                                                                       endorsement by the ROTC unit commander is required and must
                                                                                       be included in the Letter of Nomination.
Dr. Jon L. Boyes, Vice Admiral, USN                   1-Apr         NROTC              The scholarship will recognize a Navy ROTC midshipman or Officer              A $3,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to one
(Ret.) Memorial Scholarship                                         midshipman - soph, Candidate majoring in electrical engineering.                                 competitively selected and deserving Naval ROTC
                                                                    junior                                                                                           midshipman. Candidates must be at least second-year
http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarshi                                              PLEASE NOTE: The recipient will be selected by the ROTC Selection             college students, enrolled full time as sophomores or juniors
ps/rotc/Boyes.asp                                                                      Committee from the qualified applicants for the AFCEA ROTC                    at the time of application. The scholarship has been
                                                                                       Scholarship. Please apply for the ROTC scholarship for consideration          endowed in perpetuity through the generosity of AFCEA
                                                                                       (see link below).                                                             International.

                                                                                        The minimum criteria for consideration include:

                                                                                        Applicant must be a citizen of the United States, of good moral
                                                                                        character; must be an active member of a Naval ROTC unit, whose
                                                                                        candidacy is endorsed by the Professor of Naval Science or an
                                                                                        authorized representative of the unit in which candidate is enrolled.
                                                                                        Must be enrolled in a degree-granting educational institution, majoring in
                                                                                        electrical engineering with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (where
                                                                                        4.0=A). Must have demonstrated dedication and superior performance
                                                                                        based upon academic excellence.

                                                                                        Applicant must have demonstrated potential to serve as an Officer of
                                                                                        the United States Navy.




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Awards - w/ reference                               Due Date              POW / CLASS    Eligibility                                                            POW Note / Description
AFCEA Educational Foundation                         1-Apr                AFCEA ROTC     Future Heroes EXPERIENCE TOURS will be established for ROTC            The ROTC students will be assigned in pairs to major
Future Heroes                                                              Scholarship   cadets and midshipmen between the junior and senior years of school.   military commands, corporations, or professional agencies.
ROTC Experience Tours                                                       Recipients   These TOURS will be for one week (or two weeks) duration.              The students essentially will be shadowing chiefs of
                                                                                                                                                                staffs/executive assistants of proven leaders –
http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarshi                                                The AFCEA Educational Foundation will identify placement               commanders, chief executive officers, or presidents.
ps/rotc/exptours.asp                                                                     opportunities and oversee the administration of the EXPERIENCE
                                                                                         TOURS with individual ROTC units. Future Heroes will cover the         The ROTC students will attend high-level meetings, planning
                                                                                         expenses for TOURS to include: travel to and from the                  sessions, and all other activities involving the leaders’ day-to-
                                                                                         commands/agencies, housing, meals, local transportation, etc.          day routines of the sponsoring organizations.

                                                                                         Candidates should apply for the AFCEA ROTC Scholarship.
                                                                                         Applications must be endorsed by ROTC unit commanders.

Armed Forces Insurance Scholarship -                  10-Apr                JUNIOR       College Program Juniors, selection based on strong academic and       The Armed Forces Insurance Company has established a
NAM 13.4o                                                                                leadership credentials and demonstrated financial need                scholarship to be awarded to a College Program
                                                                                                                                                               midshipman who is currently in the spring semester of the
                                                                                                                                                               junior year. One $1000 scholarship will be awarded
                                                                                                                                                               annually, to be used for education or education related
                                                                                                                                                               expenses. Open only to College Program juniors, selection
                                                                                                                                                               is based on strong academic and leadership credentials as
                                                                                                                                                               well as demonstrated need for financial assistance.
                                                                                                                                                               Inclusion of a monthly budget required.
Legion of Valor of the United States of               15-Apr                  N/A        Junior Midn, top 25% of class in aptitude and academics, demonstrated The Legion of Valor of the United States of America is
America Award - NAM 13.4j                                                                outstanding military leadership qualities                             composed of a Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service
                                                                                                                                                               Cross, Navy Cross or Air Force Cross award
                                                                                                                                                               recipients. The Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for
                                                                                                                                                               achievement is awarded annually to recognize achievement
                                                                                                                                                               of scholastic excellence in military and academic subjects
                                                                                                                                                               and to stimulate development of leadership. One award is
                                                                                                                                                               authorized for each of the six NROTC areas. Nominations
                                                                                                                                                               are to be forwarded by the PNS to reach CNET (MIDN
                                                                                                                                                               ADMIN) not later than April 15 of each year.




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Awards - w/ reference                              Due Date              POW / CLASS   Eligibility                                                                POW Note / Description
American Legion ROTC Awards(General                 15-Apr                  N/A        Four students from each Naval Science year, in the top 25% of NROTC        The American Legion has strived over the years to
Military Excellence) - NAM 13.4l                                                       class academically, demonstrate outstanding qualities in military          recognize outstanding ROTC students and presents two
                                                                                       leadership, discipline, character and citizenship                          awards annually: The American Legion ROTC General
                                                                                                                                                                  Military Excellence Medals and the American Legion ROTC
                                                                                                                                                                  Scholarship Medals. The PNS may select the recipients for
                                                                                                                                                                  the awards not later than April 15 of each year and submits
                                                                                                                                                                  his/her selection to the local post of the American Legion,
                                                                                                                                                                  and if a local post is not available, to the National Security
                                                                                                                                                                  Division, The American Legion, 1608 K Street, NW,
                                                                                                                                                                  Washington, DC 20006-2847. Another source of
                                                                                                                                                                  American ROTC medals and Legionnaire presenters is the
                                                                                                                                                                  State-level Department headquarters. Their addresses are
                                                                                                                                                                  available by contacting CNET (MIDN ADMIN). Each award
                                                                                                                                                                  and its eligibility is as follows: General Military
                                                                                                                                                                  Excellence Medals. PNS' may select four midshipmen or
                                                                                                                                                                  officer candidates, one from each Naval Science Year. The
                                                                                                                                                                  selectees must be in the top 25% of their class in all NROTC
                                                                                                                                                                  subjects academically and demonstrate outstanding
                                                                                                                                                                  qualities in military leadership, discipline, character, and
                                                                                                                                                                  citizenship.

American Legion ROTC                                 15-Apr                  N/A       Four(4) total Midshipman in the top 10% in their University classes, top   The American Legion has strived over the years to
Awards(Scholarship medals) - NAM 13.4l                                                 25% in NROTC classes, demonstrate high qualities in military               recognize outstanding ROTC students and presents two
                                                                                       leadership, actively participate in student activities                     awards annually: The American Legion ROTC General
                                                                                                                                                                  Military Excellence Medals and the American Legion ROTC
                                                                                                                                                                  Scholarship Medals. The PNS may select the recipients for
                                                                                                                                                                  the awards not later than April 15 of each year and submits
                                                                                                                                                                  his/her selection to the local post of the American Legion,
                                                                                                                                                                  and if a local post is not available, to the National Security
                                                                                                                                                                  Division, The American Legion, 1608 K Street, NW,
                                                                                                                                                                  Washington, DC 20006-2847. Another source of
                                                                                                                                                                  American ROTC medals and Legionnaire presenters is the
                                                                                                                                                                  State-level Department headquarters. Their addresses are
                                                                                                                                                                  available by contacting CNET (MIDN ADMIN). Each award
                                                                                                                                                                  and its eligibility is as follows: PNS' may select four
                                                                                                                                                                  midshipmen or officer candidates for this medal. Naval
                                                                                                                                                                  Science Year 3 and 4 selectees will receive a gold medal
                                                                                                                                                                  accompanied by a ribbon bar with a distinctive miniature
                                                                                                                                                                  attachment depicting a scholastic scroll. The Naval
                                                                                                                                                                  Science Year 2 selectee will receive a silver medal and
                                                                                                                                                                  ribbon bar and Naval Science Year 1 selectee will receive a
                                                                                                                                                                  bronze medal and ribbon bar.

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Awards - w/ reference                              Due Date              POW / CLASS      Eligibility                                                                POW Note / Description
United States Naval Institute Forum -               30-Apr                  N/A           Juniors(one navy, one marine), those desiring to participate must          Each year a targeted question based on an ongoing
NAM 13.4aa                                                                                prepare a paper (70 words or less) discussing a targeted question          discussion in the magazine will be announced via CNET.
                                                                                                                                                                     Junior Midshipmen desiring to participate must submit a
                                                                                                                                                                     paper (no more than 70 words) discussing the targeted
                                                                                                                                                                     question to the PNS no later than 30 April.
AFCEA General John A. Wickham                        1-May           Full time student - Candidate must be a U.S. citizen and working toward a degree in the         Scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded to full time
Scholarship                                                         Soph, Junior, Senior following or C4I-related fields of electrical, computer, chemical, systems students currently enrolled in accredited degree-granting 4-
                                                                                         or aerospace engineering; computer science; physics; mathematics;           year colleges or universities in the United States.
http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarshi                                                science or mathematics education; technology management; or                 Candidates must be at least second-year college students,
ps/undergraduate/pub2.asp                                                                management information systems. Majors directly related to the support enrolled full time as sophomores or juniors at the time of
                                                                                         of U.S. intelligence enterprises or national security with relevance to the application.
                                                                                         mission of AFCEA will also be eligible. A GPA of 3.5 on 4.0 scale or
                                                                                         better is required.
USS Little Rock - NAM 13.4dd                        15-May                   N/A         NROTC students, who are the children or direct descendents of active, The USS Little Rock Association is a not-for-profit
                                                                                         retired, or honorably discharged members of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine organization. Its membership is comprised primarily of
                                                                                         Corps, or U.S. Coast Guard, or Reserve components; or who                   veterans of service in USS Little Rock(CL 192) from 1945 to
                                                                                         themselves are serving or have served in any of the Regular or Reserve 1949, or the ship’s modernized configuration USS Little
                                                                                         sea services; or who are USS Little Rock Association “Junior                Rock (CLG 4) from 1960 to 1976. The USS Little Rock
                                                                                         Associates” who have been members in good standing for at least two Association will provide financial assistance, on an annual
                                                                                         years, are eligible for further consideration on the basis of individual    basis, to several deserving students enrolled in one of the
                                                                                         merit. Candidates, otherwise eligible, must have demonstrated superior NROTC Programs who are selected from a competitive
                                                                                         leadership qualities and aptitude for the service. Shall have achieved a group of applicants meeting the eligibility requirements, as
                                                                                         cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0, in all accredited course    set forth below. Specifically, grants of $1000 will be made
                                                                                         work, at the time of nomination.                                            to selected recipients entering their third academic year in
                                                                                                                                                                     any of the several NROTC programs (scholarship, college
                                                                                                                                                                     program, enlisted commissioning program, seaman-to-
                                                                                                                                                                     admiral program). A follow-on grant of $1000 will be made
                                                                                                                                                                     to each previously awarded recipient who has satisfactorily
                                                                                                                                                                     completed the third year and is advancing into the fourth
                                                                                                                                                                     academic year within his/her NROTC program, subject to
                                                                                                                                                                     approval and certification by CNET. The number of annual
                                                                                                                                                                     awards will be based on the Associations’ financial ability to
                                                                                                                                                                     support this program.




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Awards - w/ reference                              Due Date               POW / CLASS     Eligibility                                                                    POW Note / Description
USAA Scholarship Award (Navy Option) -              1-Jun                JUNIOR/SENIOR    Enrolled in advanced NROTC courses as either a Scholarship or                  The USAA presents twenty $500 scholarships to NROTC
NAM 13.4k                                                                                 College Program student with at least one term remaining, top 10% of           students each year. The purpose of the scholarship award
                                                                                          class in military aptitude and academics, majoring in a field of interest to   is to recognize the most outstanding NROTC student (Navy
                                                                                          naval service and have minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, at least a           option) within each of the six NROTC areas, and the top
                                                                                          sat on last PRT, be second class swimmer or better, and meet retention         graduates of each of the summer training increments for the
                                                                                          weight standards prescribed for active duty personnel, be motivated            Marine Corps Officer Candidate Course
                                                                                          toward a career in the unrestricted line                                       (BULLDOG). Twelve Navy option midshipmen and officer
                                                                                                                                                                         candidates will be selected from the six areas plus 8 Marine
                                                                                                                                                                         option midshipmen and officer candidates from BULLDOG.

USAA Scholarship Award (Marine Option)               1-Jun                1st week May    Student must be one of the top NROTC graduates of an increment of              The USAA presents twenty $500 scholarships to NROTC
- NAM 13.4k                                                                               BULLDOG, as determined by the CO, OCS, Quantico, VA. Those                     students each year. The purpose of the scholarship award
                                                                                          commissioned upon completion of BULLDOG are not eligible                       is to recognize the most outstanding NROTC student (Navy
                                                                                                                                                                         option) within each of the six NROTC areas, and the top
                                                                                                                                                                         graduates of each of the summer training increments for the
                                                                                                                                                                         Marine Corps Officer Candidate Course
                                                                                                                                                                         (BULLDOG). Twelve Navy option midshipmen and officer
                                                                                                                                                                         candidates will be selected from the six areas plus 8 Marine
                                                                                                                                                                         option midshipmen and officer candidates from BULLDOG.

Hispanic Engineer of the Year Award                  15-Jun               2nd week May    Demonstrated leadership through character and professional                     A Hispanic Engineer-of-the-Year Conference is held
(Student leadership) - NAM 13.4v                                                          development                                                                    annually. Nominations are solicited from the NROTC
                                                                                                                                                                         Program for various categories. For midshipmen two
                                                                                                                                                                         awards could apply: Student Leadership and Community
                                                                                                                                                                         Service. Eligibility for the Student Leadership Award is:
                                                                                                                                                                         demonstrated leadership through character and professional
                                                                                                                                                                         development, such as a graduate student who serves as a
                                                                                                                                                                         role model and leader for undergraduates. Eligibility criteria
                                                                                                                                                                         for the Community Service Award is: demonstrated
                                                                                                                                                                         leadership in the minority engineering community through
                                                                                                                                                                         volunteer work, contributions, and other activities.

Black Engineer of the Year Award - NAM               15-Sep               1st week June   Undergraduate or Graduate student who has demonstrated leadership A Black-Engineer-of-the-Year Conference is held annually.
13.4u                                                                                     in engineering through personal accomplishments and developments as As, such, the NROTC Program is requested to submit
                                                                                          well as promoted science, technology, and black self reliance       nominations for the Student Leadership Award. Eligibility
                                                                                                                                                              criteria is: an undergraduate or graduate student who has
                                                                                                                                                              demonstrated leadership in engineering through personal
                                                                                                                                                              accomplishments and developments, as well as promoted
                                                                                                                                                              science, technology and Black self-reliance.




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       Awards/Scholarship Information Sheet
Awards - w/ reference                              Due Date           POW / CLASS        Eligibility                                                                 POW Note / Description
Marine Corps Sgt. Jeannette L. Winters              15-Sep          Marine/Active Duty - U.S. Marine Corps candidates must be majoring in the following or           The AFCEA Educational Foundation has established a
Memorial Scholarship                                                Soph, Junior, Senior related fileds of electrical, chemical, systems or aerospace engineering;   $2,000 annual scholarship in memory of Marine Corps Sgt.
                                                                                         electronics; mathematics; physics; science or mathematics education;        Jeannette L. Winters. Sergeant Winters and six other
http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarshi                                                technology management; management information systems; or                   Marines died January 9, 2002, when their KC-130 aircraft
ps/undergraduate/sgtjean.asp                                                             computer science. Majors directly related to the support of U.S.            crashed in Pakistan. Sergeant Winters, a radio operator and
                                                                                         Intelligence enterprises or national security with relevance to the         four-year Marine Corps veteran, was based with the Marine
                                                                                         mission of AFCEA will also be eligible. Minimum GPA requirement is          Corps Wing Communications Squadron-38 at Miramar,
                                                                                         3.0 on 4.0 scale. A copy of either a Certificate of Service, Discharge      California. A native of Gary, Indiana and one of six children,
                                                                                         Form DD214, or facsimile of a current Department of Defense                 Sergeant Winters became a role model for others in her
                                                                                         Identification Card is required.                                            community with her decision to join the U.S. Marine Corps.
                                                                                                                                                                     Her strength of character, geniality, and success as a
                                                                                                                                                                     Marine communicator reflect the spirit of excellence and the
                                                                                                                                                                     technical mission advocated by AFCEA. The Educational
                                                                                                                                                                     Foundation is proud to honor Jeannette L. Winters with this
                                                                                                                                                                     memorial scholarship.

MIT/Woods Hole Oceanographic                         15-Oct              2nd week Sept   Senior, majoring in Engineering, Math, Physics, or                          SECNAV has directed the establishment of a MIT/WHOI
Institution Joint Masters in Oceanography                                                Oceanography/Meteorology with a math/physics minor, minimum 3.5             joint masters degree program in oceanography as part of a
Program - NAM 13.4m                                                                      GPA on 4.0 scale, General Record Examination(GRE)-general test              major re-invigoration of Navy efforts in oceanography. Each
                                                                                         Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytical subscores each 650 minimum,            June eight unrestricted line officers will enter the program (of
                                                                                         Subject Tests(math, physics, or engineering) total score 700 minimum.       which two will be newly commissioned officers from the
                                                                                                                                                                     NROTC Program). Seniors see JSA for eligibility details.

Armed Forces Bank - NAM 13.4z                        1-Nov                   N/A         Senior, upper half of class academically and aptitude, financial need     N/A
Adm Holloway - NAM 13.4s                             1-Nov                   N/A         to be presented annually to the outstanding NROTC midshipman in the       The Navy League has long recognized the value of the
                                                                                         nation. The recipient will be selected by CNET (MIDN ADMIN). The          Navy's NROTC and NJROTC programs as a source of
                                                                                         award will be given to the number one ranked midshipman in the            superbly trained officers. In view of the importance of these
                                                                                         service selection process. The award consists of a suitably engraved      programs, and in keeping with the educational mission of
                                                                                         watch and a certificate, which will be presented by a Navy League         the Navy League, the Navy League National Board of
                                                                                         regional representative or a local dignitary at a graduation ceremony.    Directors has approved a series of Navy League national
                                                                                                                                                                   awards to recognize excellence on the part of NROTC
                                                                                                                                                                   midshipmen. Thus, the "Admiral James L. Holloway, Jr.,
                                                                                                                                                                   Award" was established.
Olmsted Foundation Scholarship - NAM                 15-Nov              2nd week Oct    Graduating Seniors, chance for 2 years grad study at a foreign university The George and Carol Olmsted Foundation established the
13.4n                                                                                                                                                              Olmsted Scholar program in cooperation with the DoD and
                                                                                                                                                                   the military departments. It provides for two years of
                                                                                                                                                                   graduate education in foreign universities for selected
                                                                                                                                                                   regular commissioned Navy line officers and unrestricted
                                                                                                                                                                   Marine Corps officers.
Bank of America - NAM13.4t                           15-Nov                  N/A         Senior, upper half of class academically and aptitude, financial need     N/A



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Awards - w/ reference                              Due Date              POW / CLASS     Eligibility                                                                  POW Note / Description
The United Services Planning                        10-Dec               1st week Nov    Junior, top 10% academically and aptitude, demonstrated potential for        The association has offered five $1000 scholarships.
association, INC and Independent                                                         outstanding leadership, demonstrated financial need                          Eligibility criteria: junior, top 10% academically and aptitude,
Research Agency for Life Insurance, INC -                                                                                                                             demonstrated potential for outstanding leadership, and
 NAM 13.4w                                                                                                                                                            financial need.
Veterans of Enduring Freedom                         1 Nov             Active Duty -     Applicants must be currently enrolled and attending either a two-year or     Scholarships of $2,500 each are offered to active-duty and
(Afghanistan) and Iraqi Freedom                      1 Apr           Freshman, Soph,     four-year accredited college or university in the United States.             honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (to include
Scholarship                                                            Junior, Senior    Applications will be accepted from qualified freshmen, sophomore,            Reservists and National Guard personnel) of the Enduring
                                                                                         junior and senior undergraduate students enrolled at the time of             Freedom (Afghanistan) or Iraqi Freedom operations who are
http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarshi                                                application either part time or full time in an eligible degree program as   actively pursuing an undergraduate degree in an eligible
ps/undergraduate/veteran.asp                                                             stated below:                                                                major at accredited two- or four-year institutions in the
                                                                                                                                                                      United States. Distance-learning or online programs
                                                                                        Candidates must be majoring in the following or C4I-related fields of         affiliated with a major U.S. institution are eligible.
                                                                                        electrical, aerospace, systems or computer engineering; computer
                                                                                        engineering technology; computer network systems; information                 PLEASE NOTE: This scholarship is offered twice annually;
                                                                                        systems security; computer information systems; information systems           however, individuals may be awarded only one AFCEA
                                                                                        management; technology management; electronics engineering                    scholarship per year.
                                                                                        technology; computer science; physics; mathematics; or science or
                                                                                        mathematics education. Majors directly related to the support of U.S.
                                                                                        intelligence or national security enterprises with relevance to the
                                                                                        mission of AFCEA will also be eligible.
Thomas and Elliott M. Senn Memorial               As Required       1st week every term Sophomore and above midshipman or OC with at least I year prior               RADM Elliott M. Senn, U.S. Navy(Ret.) died in 1980 leaving
Fund(grant) - NAM 13.4p                                                                 active duty service (excluding duty under instruction). Selection Criteria    a portion of his will to the DoN to establish the Thomas and
                                                                                        in order of importance: detailed assessment of need, fleet                    Elliott M. Senn Memorial Fund. The navy accepted his
                                                                                        performance, NROTC performance, Performance in prepatory school               generous gift and invested it. Interest income has now
                                                                                        (BOOST, NAPS, etc.)                                                           grown to the point where RADM Senn's educational
                                                                                                                                                                      purposes can now be fulfilled. RADM Senn's will specifies
                                                                                                                                                                      that a portion of the interest go to NROTC midshipmen as
                                                                                                                                                                      prizes for essays written on naval topics, and as direct
                                                                                                                                                                      grants of $1000 to former U.S. Navy enlisted personnel
                                                                                                                                                                      currently in the NROTC Program.

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society                      June               1st week May    Active Duty, or Midn with prior active duty service                          A Boorda grant provides up to $2000 to those eligible
Educational Assistance Program - NAM                                                                                                                                  students who demonstrate the most financial need, as
13.4y                                                                                                                                                                 determined by established Federal financial need
                                                                                                                                                                      assessment criteria. Those eligible are; active duty
                                                                                                                                                                      students, and a former active duty midshipman who has
                                                                                                                                                                      been released from active duty for immediate assignment as
                                                                                                                                                                      a midshipman in the NROTC program.




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Awards - w/ reference                              Due Date              POW / CLASS     Eligibility                                                               POW Note / Description
American Veteran(AMVETS) Award -                     N/A                    N/A          All Midns, positive attitude towards NROTC and naval service,             N/A
NAM 13.4r                                                                                exemplary personal appearance, personal attributes to include initiative,
                                                                                         dependability, judgement, and self-confidence, and officer potential.
                                                                                         The Midn must have received a grade of A (or numerical equivalent) in
                                                                                         NROTC course and be in good standing in all scholastic grades in most
                                                                                         recent grading period at time of selection and presentation.

United States Naval Institute Outstanding              N/A                 SENIOR        Graduating Senior Midn, selected as the outstanding graduating Midn      The U.S. Naval Institute has proposed a second award, the
Graduating Midshipman Award - NAM                                                        by PNS, based upon demonstrated leadership ability, GPA, and other       first being an award for an outstanding graduating
13.4aa                                                                                   campus and community service                                             midshipman from each of the NROTC units across the
                                                                                                                                                                  country (noted in this chapter under Other Awards). Each
                                                                                                                                                                  unit’s commanding officer may select a winner on the basis
                                                                                                                                                                  of demonstrated leadership ability, grade point average
                                                                                                                                                                  (particularly in Naval Science) and other campus and
                                                                                                                                                                  community service. The criteria are deliberately broad,
                                                                                                                                                                  giving the commanding officer some leeway in the
                                                                                                                                                                  choice. A certificate, a year’s membership in the Naval
                                                                                                                                                                  Institute, and leadership book from the Naval Institute Press
                                                                                                                                                                  are presented at graduation. A list of all winners’ names
                                                                                                                                                                  and a photo of one winner are published in Proceedings .

PNS/Unit Awards - NAM 13.4x                            N/A                   N/A         Awards may be made for significant scholarship, superior aptitude,        PNS' are encouraged to make annual PNS/NROTC unit
                                                                                         physical fitness, individual improvement, etc.                            awards to deserving NROTC students and officer
                                                                                                                                                                   candidates. Such awards may be made for significant
                                                                                                                                                                   scholarship, superior aptitude, physical fitness, individual
                                                                                                                                                                   improvement, etc.
ROTC Honor Certificate Award Program                ongoing          ROTC undergrad - Students receiving the ROTC Honor Certificate Award must be U.S.             The Honor Certificate Award Program is designed to
                                                                     Outstanding Senior citizens and juniors preparing to enter their senior year (rising seniors) recognize ROTC cadet and midshipman achievement in
http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarshi                                               who are majoring in electronics, electrical, aerospace, or                 leadership and academics. The award includes a framed
ps/rotc/rotc1.asp                                                                       communications engineering, mathematics, physics, computer science parchment certificate with the honoree's name prominently
                                                                                        or technology, information management systems or related technical         inscribed and a ribbon bar. This program is separate and
                                                                                        disciplines. Nominees should demonstrate high academic achievement. distinct from the AFCEA Scholarship Program, but an ROTC
                                                                                                                                                                   student may apply for and receive both. Recipients of the
                                                                                                                                                                   awards will be selected by individual Professors of Military
                                                                                                                                                                   Science, Naval Science, or Aerospace Studies in
                                                                                                                                                                   accordance with the appropriate Service Department
                                                                                                                                                                   Regulation. Each interested ROTC unit may make one
                                                                                                                                                                   Honor Award nomination annually. The Army, Navy/Marine
                                                                                                                                                                   Corps and Air Force ROTC units at an institution may each
                                                                                                                                                                   submit one nomination.



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Awards - w/ reference                              Due Date              POW / CLASS   Eligibility   POW Note / Description
many of the AFCEA scholarships have to be applied for online - for more information go to:
http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarships/ and see the links as they pertain to each scholarship




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