Application Process

The Navy offers a number of scholarship and non-scholarship Navy and Marine Corps programs to Yale undergraduates. Scholarships may include four, three, or two years of tuition as well as a book and subsistence stipend. Students may apply for the NROTC scholarship as early as the spring of their junior year in high school. The scholarship application closes January 31 of the student’s senior year. The application is accessible at The scholarships are managed nationally by the Naval Service Training Command (NSTC).

If you plan to list Yale as one of your scholarship institutions, or if you have already received the scholarship and are applying to Yale, please contact us.

The College Program is a non-scholarship option where students are full-time participants in all NROTC activities and courses, however, they do not receive a stipend until selected for Advanced Standing their junior year. Additional information specific to each program is listed below.

College ProgramYale NROTC Scholarships