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NROTC Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Scholarships

The NROTC has a limited number of scholarships available for students to attend MSI schools, which encompass Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), High Hispanic Enrollment (HHE) schools, and other Minority Serving Institutions (MSI).

If you are interested in attending one of the schools listed below, you must respond positively to the MSISR question on the application and list at least one of the MSI schools in your top 5 choices on your national scholarship application in order for the application to be processed.


  • Full tuition at one of the listed colleges or universities (unless room and board is elected as the preferred scholarship benefit instead of tuition and fees). 
  • All mandatory fees imposed by the School on all full-time undergraduate students.
  • Stipend for text books
    • Currently $750 per academic year ($375 per semester or $250 per quarter)
  • Provide uniforms and Naval Science textbooks
  • Three summer cruises
  • Subsistence allowance each academic month:
    • Freshmen - $250/month
    • Sophomore - $300/month
    • Junior - $350/month
    • Senior - $400/month
  • In addition to the below, some universities have chosen to provide additional benefits to NROTC Students. For more information, click here

Who Are We Looking For?

  • Applicants may be of any gender, race, or ethnic background.
  • Applicants must be a Navy Option applicant (Marine Corps and Nurse Corps Option applicants are not eligible).
  • Applicants must receive an Officer Interview from any NROTC Commanding Officer or Navy Talent Acquisition Group (NTAG) Commanding Officer.
  • The NROTC Preparatory Program leverages Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps programs to assist universities in identifying high-quality applicants, but not all university programs require NJROTC participation. 
  • If interested, contact the NROTC Unit at the MSI you wish to attend for further Information.
Click any column header to sort table data.
AlabamaTuskegee University
ArizonaPima Community College
Washington D.C.Howard University
FloridaFlorida A & M University
GeorgiaClark Atlanta University
GeorgiaMorehouse College
GeorgiaSpelman College
GeorgiaSavannah State University
IllinoisKennedy King College
LouisianaSouthern University And A&M College
LouisianaDillard University
LouisianaXavier University of Louisiana
New MexicoCentral New Mexico Community College
New MexicoUniversity Of New Mexico
South CarolinaAllen University
South CarolinaBenedict College
TennesseeTennessee State University
TexasPrairie View A&M University
TexasTexas Southern University
TexasHuston-Tillotson University
VirginiaHampton University
VirginiaNorfolk State University

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