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CAPT Matthew Roberts

About CAPT Roberts

CAPT Matthew Roberts (USN, Ret.) is an expert on Navy and Marine Corps Option ROTC Scholarships, along with leadership. He served for over 30 years in the United States Navy, retiring as a Professor of Naval Science at Auburn University.

Which Colleges have a Navy ROTC Program?

Considering a Naval or Marine Corps career? Want to serve as an officer? Numerous colleges across the U.S. offer Navy ROTC programs to prepare you for service as a commissioned officer in the Navy or Marine Corps. We've also written a guide on earning a Navy ROTC scholarship, which includes advice on

Which Colleges have a Navy ROTC Program?2024-04-15T14:04:28+00:00

The Navy ROTC Scholarship: SAT and ACT Scores ARE NOT as Important!

For students dreaming of a career as military officers through the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC), understanding the selection criteria for scholarships is critical. If Navy ROTC is your top program of choice, you must understand how Navy ROTC selects candidates to offer scholarships to. Each branch of the ROTC, including the

The Navy ROTC Scholarship: SAT and ACT Scores ARE NOT as Important!2024-04-14T15:25:16+00:00

The Navy ROTC Board Selection Process

What is the Process Navy ROTC Uses to Choose and Notify Scholarship Recipients? Navy ROTC scholarship selection process is complex, it is also fair and thorough, ensuring that each candidate's submission is carefully evaluated. Our recommendation: focus on the strength of your application rather than rushing to submit early. Here are the

The Navy ROTC Board Selection Process2024-04-14T15:26:56+00:00

Preparing for your Navy ROTC Scholarship Interview

For many aspiring young leaders, earning a spot in the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) program can be a transformative step toward a rewarding career. One pivotal aspect of the scholarship application process is the interview with the Professor of Naval Science. This interview can be an opportunity to showcase not

Preparing for your Navy ROTC Scholarship Interview2024-04-14T15:27:14+00:00

4 Tips for Your Navy ROTC Scholarship Teacher Evaluations

One of the requirements for the Navy ROTC Scholarship is an evaluation and written narrative from a teacher and second teacher, counselor, coach or employer. We explain the significance of these evaluations, how you’re being evaluated, and four ways to improve your evaluations. The Significance of your Navy ROTC Scholarship Teacher Evaluations Your

4 Tips for Your Navy ROTC Scholarship Teacher Evaluations2024-04-14T15:27:23+00:00

Navy and Marine Corps ROTC Fitness Tests Switch to Plank Exercise: New for 2022-2023

Update on the Navy ROTC and Navy ROTC Marine Corps Option Scholarship Fitness Tests Starting with application year 2022-2023, Navy ROTC and Navy ROTC-Marine Corps Option have replaced the sit-up (also called a curl-up) with the plank for their fitness tests. Candidates no longer have the option to perform sit-ups as part

Navy and Marine Corps ROTC Fitness Tests Switch to Plank Exercise: New for 2022-20232024-04-14T15:27:31+00:00

The Navy ROTC Preparatory Program (NPP): Increase your chances of winning a Scholarship at 20 Navy ROTC Colleges with this little known program

The Navy ROTC scholarship is the most valuable and generous ROTC scholarship of the Armed Services. All Navy ROTC colleges pay scholarships for four years of full tuition at any public or private university in the country which hosts or sponsors Navy ROTC. Scholarships at Navy ROTC Colleges are Extremely Competitive As one

The Navy ROTC Preparatory Program (NPP): Increase your chances of winning a Scholarship at 20 Navy ROTC Colleges with this little known program2024-04-14T15:28:43+00:00

Marine Corps Option, Navy ROTC Sample Letters of Recommendation and Evaluation: English Teacher and Coach

One of the requirements for the Navy ROTC- Marine Corps Option Scholarship is an evaluation and written narrative from an English teacher and one other evaluation from a teacher, counselor, coach or employer. Marine Corps teacher evaluations can be overwhelming for prospective candidates. Below we provide samples for each teacher as well as

Marine Corps Option, Navy ROTC Sample Letters of Recommendation and Evaluation: English Teacher and Coach2024-04-14T15:28:50+00:00

Navy ROTC Sample Letters of Recommendation and Evaluation: Math and Physics Teachers

One of the requirements for the Navy ROTC Scholarship is an evaluation and written narrative from a Math teacher and one other evaluation from a teacher, counselor, coach or employer. Navy ROTC teacher evaluations can be overwhelming for prospective candidates. Below we provide samples for each teacher as well as what makes the

Navy ROTC Sample Letters of Recommendation and Evaluation: Math and Physics Teachers2024-04-14T15:28:55+00:00

Navy ROTC Nurse Option Sample Letters of Recommendation and Evaluation: Science Teacher and Employer

One of the requirements for the Navy ROTC Nurse Option Scholarship is an evaluation and written narrative from a science teacher and one other evaluation from a teacher, counselor, coach or employer. Navy ROTC teacher evaluations can be overwhelming for prospective candidates. Below we provide samples for each teacher as well as what

Navy ROTC Nurse Option Sample Letters of Recommendation and Evaluation: Science Teacher and Employer2024-04-14T15:29:02+00:00

Navy ROTC Essay Examples with Commentary

Winning Navy ROTC Essay Examples The following are winning four-year scholarship essays from Navy ROTC-Marine Corps option applicants we have worked within the past at ROTC Consulting. These also apply to Navy ROTC because the prompts are the same. We will provide commentary at the end of each essay as to why each

Navy ROTC Essay Examples with Commentary2024-04-14T15:28:12+00:00

2024-2025 Navy ROTC Marine Corps Option Scholarship Board Dates and Deadlines

The 2024-2025 Marine Corps Option ROTC scholarship dates have been announced. The application deadline for Navy ROTC – Marine Corps Option is January 31, 2025. Make sure you complete your packet by this date. The Marine Corps Option boards will be held: November 2024 February 2025 Note that each Marine Corps Recruiting

2024-2025 Navy ROTC Marine Corps Option Scholarship Board Dates and Deadlines2024-06-06T03:55:52+00:00

2024-2025 Navy ROTC Scholarship Deadline and Board Dates

Hi Everyone, The Navy ROTC scholarship submission application deadline for high school students graduating in 2025 is January 31, 2025.** All application requirements must be submitted by this date. Navy ROTC Boards will be conducted on the following dates: 14-18 October 2024 11-15 November 2024 9-13 December 2024 6-10 January 2025 20-24

2024-2025 Navy ROTC Scholarship Deadline and Board Dates2024-06-06T03:56:04+00:00
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