Service Academy Nomination

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.

Members of Congress may nominate candidates for appointment to four of the five U.S. service academies: U.S. Military Academy (USMA), West Point, NY; the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA), Annapolis, MD; the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA), Colorado Springs, CO; and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Kings Point, NY. The fifth service academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (USCGA), New London, CT, does not require a congressional nomination for appointment.

Candidates must meet the following U.S Constitutional requirements to be considered for a nomination from Congressman Crenshaw:

  1. Must be at least 17 and not yet 23 by July 1 of the year of admission.
  2. Must be a United States citizen
  3. Must be unmarried.
  4. Must be a resident of Congressman Crenshaw’s district (TX-02).
Click here for the United States Service Academies Application for Nomination document

2020 Timeline

June – October 1, 2020 Applications Accepted
November 7, 2020 Academy Day Candidate Interviews
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Subject to Change)
No later than January 18, 2021 Applicants notified of congressional nomination


For additional questions contact Kaaren Cambio at

2020 SAT Dates 2020 ACT Dates
03/14/2020 4/04/2020
05/02/2020 06/13/2020
06/06/2020 07/18/2020
08/29/2020 09/05/2020
Rep. Crenshaw’s SAT Code: 4524 Rep. Crenshaw’s ACT Code: 7683


To request a Military Academy Nomination from our office, please contact Kaaren Cambio at Please keep in mind that applications will be available Spring 2019. Best wishes to you as you pursue your goal of attending one of the U.S. Service Academies and serving our country.

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