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The Presidential Naval ROTC Preparatory Scholarship provides economically and/or academically disadvantaged applicants with a unique opportunity to earn a commission in the United States Navy.  This scholarship provides an extra year of academics and military orientation focused on preparing students for NROTC success.

Tuskegee University will provide tuition, fees, room & board for a one-year NROTC preparation program as Midshipmen Candidates.  Provided the candidates meet the criteria listed below they will be awarded a NROTC scholarship for up to four additional years to Tuskegee University.  


  • Successfully complete a Department of Defense medical exam and NROTC indoctrination training
  • Pursue any Tier 1, 2, or 3 major
  • Maintain greater than a 2.8 GPA
  • Pass the Navy’s Physical Fitness Assessment once a semester with a score of “Good Low” or better
  • Maintain good standing within the ROTC unit

Immersed in history and tradition, the Tuskegee University NROTC has proven to be a successful path to commissioning.  Not only is Tuskegee University one of the top HBCUs nationwide according to US News, but Tuskegee is the number one producer of African-American aerospace science engineers in the nation. Come join our university’s rich history, dating back to the Tuskegee Airman in WWII!

Applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2023 term. The deadline for submission in January 31st, 2023. Submit all applications to

  1. Application Checklist
  2. Application
  3. Application Statement of Understanding
  4. Report of Medical History
  5. Drug Statement
  6. Applicant Fitness Assessment (AFA)
  7. AFA Score Sheet
  8. Senior Naval Science Instructor Recommendation Form
  9. Personal Data Record
  10. Debarrment Statement

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or need assistance!