U.S. Senator Chris Coons of Delaware

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Service Academy Nominations

Service Academy Nominations

U.S. Military Academy   U.S. Naval Academy
U.S. Military Academy at West Point    U.S. Naval Academy
U.S. Air Force Academy   U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
U. S. Air Force Academy   U.S. Merchant Marine Academy


Nominating young Delawareans to our nation’s prestigious service academies is one of Senator Coons’ most privileged responsibilities as a United States Senator. To qualify, applicants must be:

  • unmarried citizens of the United States with no dependents and;
  • at least 17 years old but not past their 23rd birthday on the first of July of the year they wish to be admitted and;
  • a resident of Delaware. You, or your parents, must claim Delaware as your primary state of residence.

If you're interested in a nomination to a service academy, please click on the link below to complete the application.

Click here to apply online.

You should also contact the service academies in which you are interested to request an application by clicking on the appropriate link above.

If you have any questions, please contact Desirée Burritt of our Dover office by phone at 736-5601 or by email at Desiree_Burritt@coons.senate.gov

The application period for nominations to the Class of 2020 will close on October 15, 2015.

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