|The honor of attending a service academy comes with the obligation and commitment to serve in the military for a minimum of five years upon graduation.
Members of Congress may nominate candidates for appointment to four of the five U.S. service academies: U.S. Military Academy (USMA) , West Point, NY; the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) , Annapolis, MD; the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) , Colorado Springs, CO; and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
(USMMA) , Kings Point, NY. The fifth service academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) , New London, CT, does not require a congressional nomination for appointment.
Each Member may nominate up to ten individuals for each vacant academy slot alloted allotted to our district. To request a Military Academy Nomination from our office, please complete the form below. A nomination packet will need to be completed by October 29, 2021 to be considered. A nomination packet consists of:
Best wishes to you as you pursue your goal of attending one of the U.S. Service Academies and serving our country.
Required fields are followed by *.
- Completed online form located below
- Official High School Transcripts
- Official Test Scores: ACT (code: 7382) and/or SAT (code: 7718)
- 500 word Essay “Why do you want to attend an Academy?”
- Three Letters of Recommendation
Completed Nomination Packets should be sent to the district office:
1701 E. Woodfield Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173