NROTC scholarship notification

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  1. andzgrl

    andzgrl Member

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    Well….we were completely surprised tonight when our son decided to check his various portals and was welcomed with "CONGRATULATIONS" on his NROTC Scholarship Portal!!

    He was awarded a 4 year Navy Option Scholarship to Drexel University!

    I can't begin to tell you the relief and happiness we all feel here right now!
    Thanks to anyone and everyone who has guided us here on this forum!
     
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    Congratulations! Awesome! Bravo Zulu! :thumb:
     
  3. andzgrl

    andzgrl Member

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    Thank you, kinnem!
    You surely couldn't have known this, but I have followed with great interest your wise words on here over the past few months.
     
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    kinnem Moderator

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    You are far too kind. Wise is not necessarily the word I would use! :biggrin:
     
  5. Trey

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    Congrats!! I just looked up some pictures of Drexel, and my oh my is it pretty!
     
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    Thanks Trey!

    It's a City School…and very appealing to my son!
    Although this is his Plan B, he is thrilled! :rolleyes:
     
  7. Willysmom

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    University South Carolina!!

    Thanks for the heads up!! After looking at your post we checked and our DS got his first choice to University of South Carolina!! He has had his app in since August and has been anxiously waiting to hear! Great Celebration tonight!
     
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    Congrats to all! :thumb: When was your application completed? Can you share any test score stats/grades and tier major selection? DS had his application completed since mid September with no news yet. Good to hear things are finally moving forward again!
     
  9. kinnem

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    Congrats to your DS! It's great to have plan B locked up! It's a great NROTC battalion at a beautiful campus. Of course I'm biased as DS is a MIDN 2/C there. Go Gamecocks! :thumb:
     
  10. andzgrl

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    CONGRATS Willysmom!!! WooHOO!!!
     
  11. cubbygal

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    Where do you check the portal?? Is it just the sight where the application is?
     
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    Hi OrionT-56!

    My son's application was submitted in October. He selected a Tier 1 Engineering major at an in-state private school.
     
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    Congratulations to both of you!
     
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    Congratulation to the winners! I have completed my app in since mid July but the status still displayed "No decision has made". Yes, been anxiously waiting to hear news...I applied for all AROTC, NROTC,and AFROTC but not sure how high of my chance of getting one. Here is my qualification

    GPA - 3.7
    Math SAT 640 , English SAT 650
    ACT comp 27
    Leadership position in NJROTC: Platoon Commander (11th grd), Operation Officer (12th grd); Main crew in NJROTC Field Meet Team for 4 years: Academy, Sprint, Push-up, and Drill teams. Also active member and group lead of Young Minister at the local church.

    1. University of Washington
    2. Texas A & M University
    3. UC Davis
    4. University of Kansas
    5. Virgina Tech

    Losing hope .....!
     
  16. ca2midwestmom

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    Remember -- getting an ROTC scholarship does not guarantee you admission to the schools you list. As was told to a previous poster, the UC schools are VERY competitive, taking the top 1-2% of students. The average GPA for UCDavis this year is 3.96-4.24; average ACT is 26-31.8; average SAT is 1790-2110. If you did receive a scholarship to UCDavis but didn't get admitted, it's sometimes possible to transfer the scholarship, but not always. And from what I've read, you have to wait until April (?) to request the transfer, it has to be approved by both schools, etc.

    What is your IS (in-state) school?
     
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    Your posts prompted me to take a look this morning and lo and behold...my DS was awarded NROTC scholarship to MIT. He had his NROTC stuff in by September 1.
     
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    Congrats everyone! This is very exciting...I just texted my son to check his portal as he's already left for school. Hope to be able to post good news soon.
     
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    Very exciting!

    DS received a scholarship to his first choice - Virginia Tech! He had his package submitted around August 1. Go Hokies!!
     
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    Texted my DS to check his portal and he just texted me back that the status hasn't changed...drats! Although NROTC Scholarship is his plan B I hope DS gets positive news soon.

    Congratulations to all those who have received good news!
     

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