Navy Nurse Scholarship at Texas A&M

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My daughter is completing her Navy Nurse ROTC scholarship and would like to select Texas A&M as her school. However, the only Texas school listed is the University of Texas. Has anyone else experienced this and know of a work around?
 

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My daughter is completing her Navy Nurse ROTC scholarship and would like to select Texas A&M as her school. However, the only Texas school listed is the University of Texas. Has anyone else experienced this and know of a work around?
Not every school gets a Navy Nursing Program allotment. Each program is given a certain target of nursing contracts and not all schools get them. That being said, it's worth calling the NROTC unit at Texas A&M to ask them. They may not have an allotment (my guess) but they'll know the answers to it all.
 

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@kinnem is correct, only schools with RN next to them are designated for Navy Nurse scholarships, but it never hurts to call and ask, in case the list has not been updated.

As an aside, it seems like this thread would be better suited for the ROTC forum vs USMA (West Point)
 
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My daughter is completing her Navy Nurse ROTC scholarship and would like to select Texas A&M as her school. However, the only Texas school listed is the University of Texas. Has anyone else experienced this and know of a work around?
Hello - Current Navy Nurse option here. You'll (hopefully) soon come to find we all get really excited about fellow and future nurse options because there are only like 20 in the country...

I had similar dilemmas in applying to nursing schools. On the NROTC master list, only schools with RN listed next to the name allow nurse options. Not really sure why because even at an RN school, there is very little nursing-focused programming. Ususally, the schools have to be a 4-year direct entry program for the navy to accept it. Its an inconvenience all of us NNO's have had to deal with :(.

If you have any other Nurse Opt question, PLEASE private message me or attach them here!! Good luck and hope to see you in the fleet.
 

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I had forgotten about that piece as well. They want to be sure you not only get admitted to the school, but also directly to the Nursing program.
 
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For AROTC (maybe similar in Navy?) ask if they have guaranteed seats in the upper division. Some schools you compete out of HS, some after the first 2 years of nursing schools. Some ROTC units have deals in place to assure a seat.

shameless plug: Montana State AROTC has such a deal for guaranteed upper division.
 
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For AROTC (maybe similar in Navy?) ask if they have guaranteed seats in the upper division. Some schools you compete out of HS, some after the first 2 years of nursing schools. Some ROTC units have deals in place to assure a seat.

shameless plug: Montana State AROTC has such a deal for guaranteed upper division.
Wow.... wish I knew to ask for something like that...
 

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Current Army Nurse here, this is my shameless plug to apply for AROTC and hey why not AFROTC for nursing. For a new grad nurse your first 1-3 years regardless of branch will be the same (working medsurg). The only major difference will be duty stations and the different brach cultures. Specializing and “cool guy stuff” come around the O-3 time frame for all branches. If you are dead set on Navy, checkout the Nurse Candidate Program as a plan B. Goodluck!!
 
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