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Congressman Evan Jenkins

Representing the 3rd District of West Virginia

Military Academy Nominations

Please note: The application window for the 2017 school year has closed. Information will be posted shortly about how to apply for a nomination for the 2018 school year.

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. For more information, please review the page of Frequently Asked Questions for those seeking a service academy nomination.

Members of Congress may nominate candidates for appointment to four of the five U.S. service academies: U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y.; the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.; the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.; and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y. The fifth service academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn, does not require a congressional nomination for appointment.

To request a military academy nomination from our office, please click here to download the application.

The following items must be received in my Huntington office, 845 Fifth Avenue, Suite 314, Huntington, WV 25701 by 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016:

  • Letter requesting a nomination to a U.S. service academy
  • Completed application
  • Sealed official transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation from adults who are not related to you
  • Official SAT scores and/or official ACT scores

ACT/SAT Information

  • We recommend that you take the ACT and/or SAT more than once.
  • You must have at least one score on file with your application by Oct. 28, 2016.
  • ACT Score Report Code: 7751, Evan H. Jenkins
  • SAT Score Report Code: 5558, Evan H. Jenkins

For more information about our nation's service academies, please visit their websites:

U.S. Air Force Academy: www.usafa.af.mil

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy: www.usmma.edu

U.S. Military Academy at West Point: www.usma.edu

U.S. Naval Academy: www.usna.edu/

Best wishes to you as you pursue your goal of attending one of the U.S. service academies and serving our country.