Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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Service Academy Nominations

Instructions

The honor of attending a service academy comes with the obligation and commitment to serve in the military for a minimum of five years upon graduation. For more information, please review the page of Frequently Asked Questions for those seeking a Service Academy Nomination.

Members of Congress may nominate candidates for appointment to four of the five U.S. service academies: U.S. Military Academy (USMA), West Point, NY; the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA), Annapolis, MD; the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA), Colorado Springs, CO; and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Kings Point, NY. The fifth service academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (USCGA), New London, CT, does not require a congressional nomination for appointment.

Congressman Garamendi may nominate up to ten individuals for each vacant academy slot allotted to our district. To request a Military Academy Nomination from our office, please complete the form below and submit the required supporting documents listed below. All applications with required supporting documents must be hand-delivered or postmarked by the first Friday in November. The deadline for 2018 is Friday, November 2, 2018. Best wishes to you as you pursue your goal of attending one of the U.S. Service Academies and serving our country.

Required Documents

  • Copy of Official High School Transcript and transcripts of any post High School Education (if applicable)
  • Copy of Standardized Test Score Results (At minimum, a printout of scores from ACT/SAT website with student name is acceptable)
  • Personal Statement (not to exceed 500 words) - Why you want to attend a military service academy
  • Resume of extra-curricular activities and demonstrated leadership responsibilities (include in school activities, athletics, and community involvement)

 

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Education Information
Test Scores

SAT Scores

ACT Scores

Academy Information

Number your preference (1 to 4) of academies — with 1 being your highest preference

Additional Information

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