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  1. fairwinds

    fairwinds Member

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    I just wanted to thank everyone for their good information/insights into this process.

    Son received a letter today that he received a 4 yr. tier 1 scholarship to SUNY Maritime College.

    While it wasn't his first choice of schools, we are beyond pleased!

    Great backup if USNA and USCGA don't pan out!

    Thanks, again, everyone!:thumb:
     
  2. scdad

    scdad USNA Parent

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    Great news Fairwinds! Hope more good news comes his way :groupwave:
     
  3. singaporemom

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    Congratulations!!
     
  4. Fuji

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    Congratulations on the acceptance and scholarship.

    Fuji
     
  5. DougBetsy

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    Congratulations!:thumb:
     
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    Congratulations to you and your son Fairwinds!
    Good Luck with USNA and USCGA!
     
  7. racefam

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    Congrats to Fairwinds (and son!) for the scholarship!
    Woo hoo!

    Ok, now a question....
    This is to you and anyone/everyone else reading this post:
    What does "tier 1" or "tier 2" etc. mean? And what about
    "type 1" or "level 4" for example?
    I am thinking they have to do with NROTC and/or AFROTC?
    (My son has applied for an AROTC scholarship - and I don't understand that lingo!"
    Thanks so much for any help!
    :confused1:
     
  8. PositiveThinking

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    From the Navy ROTC website:

    "In structuring our academic programs to meet these challenges, undergraduate academic majors for NROTC Navy option midshipmen are divided into three categories or tiers: Tier 1 - engineering programs of Navy interest, Tier 2 - other engineering, math and science programs, Tier 3 - Foreign language and remaining academic programs. In order to keep pace in this high tech and diverse environment, approximately 85% of Navy Option NROTC scholarships offers will be awarded to students interested in completing a Tier 1 or Tier 2 academic major. The NROTC scholarship provides full tuition and fees at 158 of our nation's most elite and prestigious colleges and universities."

    The Tier 1 majors are:
    Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical Engineering,
    Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering,
    Naval Architecture & Marine/Naval Engineering, Nuclear Engineering,
    Ocean Engineering, Systems Engineering.
     
  9. wingnut

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    CONGRATULATIONS! SUNY Maritime is one of the hidden treasures in military commissioning. Best of luck!
     
  10. CronusMom

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    Congratulations to you and your son, Fairwinds!!!!!
     

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