Rosen Opens Application Process for U.S. Service Academy Nominations

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced that the application process for Nevada students seeking U.S. Service Academy nominations is now open. The four service academies that require congressional nominations are: the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and the U.S. Military Academy.

“One of my highest honors as a Member of Congress is the opportunity to nominate young Nevadans to attend one of our prestigious U.S. Service Academies,” said Senator Rosen. “This is a great opportunity for brave young men and women to serve our country while obtaining a first class education and continuing to serve upon graduation as commissioned officers in the United States Military. I invite all interested students to apply.”  

BACKGROUND: U.S. Service Academies are federal institutions that prepare cadets and midshipmen to become officers in the U.S. Armed Forces, while concurrently earning their bachelor’s degrees.

Interested Nevadans have until Friday October 30, 2020 to apply for a nomination to one of the following U.S. Service Academies:

  • U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD
  • U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY
  • U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO
  • U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY

The application portal for a nomination from Senator Rosen can be found here. More information on the nomination process can be found here. 

If you have any questions about the academy nomination process, please email