Service Academy Nominations

 

Application Submission Deadline: October 31, 2017

Thank you for your interest in the United States Service Academies. Each year Congressman Faso is authorized to nominate a limited number of individuals to the United States Military, Naval, Airforce, and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. The honor of attending a service academy is accompanied with an obligation to serve in the Armed Forces for a minimum of five years immediately following graduation. Below is if more specific information regarding the application process.

The Academies:

·         U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York

·         U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland

·         U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs

·         U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York

*Prior to seeking a nomination, please contact the Service Academy of your preference to establish a pre-candidate file.

Eligibility Requirements

Individuals seeking nomination must meet the following requirements as of July 1 of the year of admission to the Service Academy. He or she must be between 17 and 23 years old, a United States citizen, unmarried, not pregnant, and have no legal obligation to support children or other dependents.  Applicants wishing to receive a nomination from Congressman Faso must reside in the 19th Congressional District of New York.

Applying to My Office for a Nomination

The nomination application period opens July 1 of each year to those who are entering their senior year in high school or have already graduated. Deadlines for submitting a nomination packet to my District Office is in October 31, 2107.  The application and required materials for nomination can be downloaded here:

https://faso.house.gov/UploadedFiles/ACADEMY_SELECTION_COMMITTEE_MEMBERS_2017.pdf

https://faso.house.gov/UploadedFiles/Congressional_Applications.pdf

Applicants who submit a completed nomination file should begin contacting Selection Committee members and Academy Liaison to schedule interviews. All applicants should pursue all available means of nominations including: Vice Presidential, Senatorial and Congressional. For more details about receiving a nomination from Congressman Faso or information regarding the application process, please contact my office 

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