If you are interested in applying for the National NROTC Scholarship, accurate and timely completion of the application is crucial for its approval. For students in high school, the application process for the National NROTC Scholarship can be started as early as June between your junior and senior years.

To start the process, contact the Recruiting Officer at Jacksonville University NROTC:

Jacksonville, Florida 32211-3394
(904) 256-7427

The application can be found at:

Note: The application contains a section titled "College Preferences and Current Studies," and asks for your top five college choices. In order to maximize your chances of being assigned to the Jacksonville University NROTC Unit, indicate Jacksonville University as your first choice and a strong desire to attend Jacksonville.

College Program Option

Apply for the Jacksonville University NROTC College Program if one of the following apply:

  • If you missed the deadline for the 4yr scholarship.
  • Did not apply for the 4yr scholarship.
  • If you are already a student at JU, FSCJ, or UNF.


completed College Program applications must be submitted to the JU NROTC Recruiting Officer by 15 JUNE. Applications may be submitted via mail, email, fax, or dropped of in person at the Jacksonville University NROTC Tillie K. Fowler Building.

OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS FOR THE SPRING SEMESTER MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE APPLICATION. They can be sent via email ( or by traditional mail. If using traditional mail, be sure to allow enough transit time so that they will reach the NROTC by the 15 JUNE due date. Any application submitted will not be considered until the NROTC has received, at a minimum, the unofficial transcripts from the spring semester.

Admission to Jacksonville University

This process is separate from the NROTC scholarship application.

Students should contact the admissions office at Jacksonville University for further information.

An online application for admission is available here, or you can contact the Office of Admissions for an application. Questions about the admission's process should be directed to the Office of Admissions.

Jacksonville University
Office of Admissions
2800 University Boulevard North
Jacksonville, Florida 32211-3394
(800) 225-2027 Ext. 7000 

Defense Medical Examination Review Board (DODMERB) 
Physical Exam

Scholarship applicants are required to complete a DODMERB physical exam.

Once your application has been completed, you will receive a post card from DODMERB instructing you to schedule a physical exam.

Once you have received this post card, please contact the DODMERB National Appointment Scheduling office.

National Appointment Scheduling: 1-215-587-9600