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NROTC Scholarships

As the largest single source of Navy and Marine Corps officers, the NROTC Scholarship Program fills a vital need in preparing mature young men and women for leadership and management positions in an increasingly technical Navy and Marine Corps.

NROTC scholarship students receive:

  • Full tuition and fees OR Room and Board
  • $250-$400 monthly stipend
  • Book stipend of $750 per year
  • Uniforms
  • Up to 3 summer cruises


Navy option NROTC students incur a five year service obligation after commissioning. Nurse options incur a four year service obligation (not offered at NC State).

Navy option NROTC students can be service assigned into the following communities:

  • Submarine Warfare
  • Naval Nuclear Reactors (NR Engineer)
  • Surface Warfare (SWO)
  • Surface Warfare (Nuclear Option)
  • Naval Aviator
  • Naval Flight Officer (NFO)
  • Information Warfare
  • Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)
  • Special Warfare (SEALs)


Marine option NROTC students must successfully complete the six week Bulldog Course at Officer Candidate School in Quantico, VA in order be commissioned as a Marine second lieutenant.

  • Marine Military Occupational Specialties (MOS) are assigned at The Basic School in Quantico, VA after commissioning.
  • NROTC Marine option students are eligible to compete for a guaranteed Aviation Contract prior to commissioning.

Marine option NROTC students incur a four year service obligation after commissioning.