September 14, 2009

(Manchester, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen issued a reminder to students and parents today that the deadline to apply for nominations to United States Service Academies is quickly approaching.  Students interested in applying for a nomination must postmark or hand-deliver all application materials by close of business October 1, 2009.

Students interested in an appointment to the U.S. Military Academy (WestPoint), U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, or the U.S. Naval Academy must receive a nomination from an official nominating source.  Following a competitive review of all applications, the Senator's office will select and nominate a limited number of qualified students to compete for service academy appointments. 

Application materials, application guidelines, eligibility requirements and general information about the nomination process are available at  Completed applications should be mailed to:

                Office of U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen

                Attn: Academy Nomination Coordinator

                1589 Elm Street, Floor 3

                Manchester, N.H. 03101

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