Thank you for beginning the application process for a nomination to one of the United States Military Service Academies. It is my honor to be a nominating authority for the State of Tennessee, and I am proud to have the opportunity to work with the young men and women who want to serve our country.
This online questionnaire is open from 1 March 2022 through 1 October 2022. The online questionnaire will not be opened after the due date under any circumstances. All additional application materials (see list below for further details) must be submitted by Monday, 3 October 2022. Late submissions will not be accepted. To reiterate:
Candidates for consideration must submit the following:
In order to be eligible for an Academy Nomination, each candidate must:
Please be sure that you have opened an application file with the Academy you are applying to, and that you have completed any of their additional requirements. Remember that graduating from a Service Academy obligates you to serve at least five years of active duty.
Keep in mind that it is YOUR responsibility (not your parents' or teachers') to ensure your entire application is completed and submitted in a timely manner.
The competition for congressional nominations is high, so I also encourage you to apply for a nomination from all of your other nominating sources: Senator Bill Hagerty, your U.S. Congressman, and the Vice President.
If you have any questions about the application or any aspect of the nomination process, please contact our Service Academy Coordinator, Ms. Dana Magneson, at 731-660-3971 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once again, thank you for your aspirations to serve our great country.
Below you will find the application questionnaire and a text box for your essay. Once you begin the questionnaire, your answers will not be saved until it is complete; therefore, you cannot exit and return at a later date. Please set aside at least 45 (forty-five) minutes to complete this portion of the application, as there is an essay component at the end.Once you click the "Submit" button at the bottom, you will be prompted to review your answers. You must click "Submit" again in order for your questionnaire to be complete.In order for your application to be considered for review, all required fields must be filled out. Once you have completed the online questionnaire, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for submitting your five (5) Letters of Recommendation, Official High School Transcript (and College, if applicable), and your SAT and/or ACT scores.
Again, the online questionnaire closes on Saturday, October 1st, 2022 and will not be reopened under any circumstances. The remainder of the application materials are due on Monday, October 3rd, 2022. Late submissions will not be accepted. Be sure to give yourself enough time to complete the application in its entirety. If you have any questions, concerns, or issues, please contact Ms. Dana Magneson at 731-660-3971 or via email to email@example.com.Privacy Act Statement: The submission of the requested information within this application constitutes authorization for review of this information by Senator Blackburn, her staff, the Service Academy Review Board, and the Academy Admission Office.
If you are currently enrolled at another College or University, please fill out this section of the questionnaire.
Athletic ActivitiesIf you were a member of a sports team at your high school, please list the following:
Write an essay that accurately and thoughtfully answers the prompt, "Why do you want to attend a Military Service Academy?"
You may either type your essay directly in the box, or copy and paste an essay you have already written.
Note that there is a 4,000 character limit.
Letters of Recommendation - Five (5) Required(Total File Size Limit = 2MB)