How to Join

Accurate and timely completion of the application is crucial for the approval of an Naval ROTC scholarship.

Steps to Take

1. Recruiting Officer

Contact the Recruiting Officer at Jacksonville University NROTC:

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

Start the application process as soon as possible.

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 application, go to the following website:

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.

2. College Program

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.

To download the College Program Application, click HERE.

College Program applications must be completed and submitted to the JU NROTC Recruiting Officer by 01 JUNE 2019. 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 2019 semester must be mailed or emailed ( such that they are received by the NROTC no later than 15 JUNE 2019 (No Exceptions). Any application submitted will not be considered until the NROTC has received, at a minimum, the unofficial transcripts from the spring semester.

3. 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.

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

4. 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