Midshipmen can participate in extracurricular events, such as the Birthday Ball, or pursue membership in a NROTC special unit, like SEAL Platoon, Fish Drill Team or Marine Corps Recon Company.
Students are eligible to apply for the national NROTC scholarships to help pay for tuition, fees and books and receive a monthly stipend.
In addition to the required program activities, midshipmen may choose to participate in Color Guard, JROTC Drill Meets, Pentathlon and other fun events, like Platoon Weekends.
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The NROTC unit at Prairie View A&M is small, but it has historical significance as one of the first Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to offer NROTC.
Midshipmen in the program must complete naval science courses each semester and participate in weekly drill sessions, weekly physical training sessions and summer trainings.Students may choose to participate in additional organizations, like Endurance Team, Drill Team, Intramural Sports, Color Guard or Warfare Clubs.NROTC also puts on several special events throughout the year, including Mess Night, Run to Dallas, President's Cup, Spring Social and Birthday Ball.Midshipmen in the program complete the standard program requirements with naval science courses, physical training and drill sessions.They are also eligible to apply for the national NROTC scholarships as high school or college students.Students in the program complete the standard program requirements and summer cruises.Midshipmen can also apply for 2- or 4-year national scholarships or join as a college student through the College Program and work toward a scholarship.Get details for some of the available programs below.Prairie View A&M University offers its students a Marine Option in its NROTC unit, which is a part of the Houston Consortium that includes the NROTC unit at Rice University and its affiliated schools.That desire to serve shows in the essay along with what you did all through High School. Student Government, SGA, Class President etc, these don’t take a lot of time and look good ie you were elected by your peers. Young Marines, Civil Air Patrol, Jr ROTC billet positions, the same.Church youth groups, part time jobs during the school year, maybe full time in the summer with stuff like “Yep, Johnny is the youngest night manager I have ever promoted” from you bosses recommendation. We would rather have a solid GPA knowing that this person can balance out the pressure of College academics along with balancing all the other extracurricular activities there are in school.