Scholarship complications

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  1. le.hutton

    le.hutton New Member

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    I've been awarded 4 year scholarships from the army and navy, both for villanova university. Navy is my preferred choice, but i accepted the army one because i got it a while before the navy one. I would go ahead and drop the army scholarship except that i haven't yet received medical clearance from the navy. I don't want to risk being denied by the navy, and being without either scholarship. My question is, can i "accept" both at the same time? I need to respond to the navy within about 20 days or else its gone. Of course once i found out about the medical i would drop one of them.
     
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    I recall reading a thread about this a while back. My understanding is that you can accept all of the ROTC scholarships at the same time. You don't obligate yourself until you contract in the fall (i.e., pass the PT test). However, for the SAs, if you accept (which you have to do by May 1), then you are SA property at that point and there's no turning back.
     
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    I don't know for sure, but I thought it was just the opposite. You can't commit to more than one ROTC at a time but even if you commit to a SA you could change your mind and accept another if offered. Like I said I am not sure, but I thought I read that somewhere on thread here.:confused:
     
  4. goaliedad

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    Have you gotten DoDMERB clearance for Army but not Navy or have you not gotten your physical processed at all?

    An Army clearance doesn't guarantee Navy clearance (especially with things such as color vision having different requirements in the Navy).

    What is your timeframe to accept the Navy ROTC scholarship and can you get any remedials/disqualifications processed before the deadline?
     

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