UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMIES
The first step in securing an appointment to one of the academies is to obtain a Pre-Candidate Application in the spring of junior year.
The Coast Guard Academy has an admissions procedure similar to other highly competitive colleges. There is no nomination process involved.
The application is available online at: http://www.cga.edu/
The second step is to write to each of your Senators and Congressman and ask that they consider you as one of their nominees.
R.O.T.C. scholarship programs involve a competitive application process as well. In addition to the written application, candidates must undergo a physical examination, formal interview and a physical abilities test. The first step in the process is to obtain an application: