US Navy NUPOC Scholarship

Trine University students are eligible to be a part of one of the top nuclear programs on earth, the U.S. Navy Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate Program (NUPOC).  It offers up to $168,300 while finishing your degree, providing a regular monthly income ranging from $3,280 to $5,610 for up to 30 months prior to your graduation. That includes a generous military salary, a food allowance, plus a housing allowance that is based upon the location of the school you attend. You'll also enjoy comprehensive military health-care benefits - with no uniforms, no drilling requirements and no service obligation until you graduate.

This program is available to individuals who have maintained a GPA of at least a 3.0 and have completed two semesters of calculus and calculus based physics with a grade of "C" or better. If selected, you will receive a $15,000 bonus and a monthly stipend of up to $5,610 a month while finishing school.

Also, you will receive full medical/dental benefits during the duration of the program, and accrue time in service while in college. You will then begin the process of being commissioned as a Navy Nuclear Officer and take on unrivaled training and professional responsibilities. Through this highly competitive program, there are opportunities in any of four career focus areas. Learn more about those areas, the specific qualification requirements and the specific offers related to each:

Submarine Officer (Nuclear Submarines)Opens in new window
Surface Warfare Officer (Nuclear Aircraft Carriers)Opens in new window
Naval Reactors EngineerOpens in new window
Naval Nuclear Power School InstructorOpens in new window
Also, check out our listings on Trinecareers.org.Opens in new window

Great websites for everything NUPOC are: www.NavyNupoc.blogspot.comOpens in new window and www.NukeWarriors.comOpens in new window

US Navy Civil Engineering Collegiate Program

If you are interested in pursuing important civil engineering projects around the world right out of school, look into the CEC program. It offers up to $113,100 while finishing your degree, providing a regular monthly income ranging from $2,575 to $4,700 for up to two years prior to your graduation. That includes a generous military salary, a food allowance, plus a housing allowance that is based upon the location of the school you attend. You'll also enjoy comprehensive military health–care benefits — with no uniforms, no drilling requirements and no service obligation until you graduate.

From there, you′ll begin the process of being commissioned as a Navy Civil Engineer Corps Officer and take on unrivaled professional responsibilities. Learn more about Civil EngineeringOpens in new window career opportunities in the Navy.

Applicants must be enrolled in a 4 year ABET or NAAB accredited Engineering or Architecture program and have maintained at least a 2.8 GPA.

US Navy Baccalaureate

If you are interested in taking on a high–level management position immediately after graduation, look into the BDCP. It offers up to $169,700 while finishing your degree, providing a regular monthly income ranging from $2,575 to $4,700 for up to three years prior to your graduation. That includes a generous military salary, a food allowance, plus a housing allowance that is based upon the location of the school you attend. You′ll also enjoy comprehensive military health–care benefits — with no uniforms, no drilling requirements, and no service obligation until you graduate.

From there, you′ll begin the process of being commissioned as a Navy Officer and take on unrivaled professional responsibilities in your interest area. Through this program, there are opportunities in any of over a dozen exciting career areas. Learn more about those areas currently in high demand:

AviationOpens in new window
Information WarfareOpens in new window
IntelligenceOpens in new window
Meteorology & OceanographyOpens in new window
Public AffairsOpens in new window
Purchasing, Supply & LogisticsOpens in new window
Special OperationsOpens in new window

For Questions and Information on NUPOC VIP trips, please contact one of the following:

Navy Officer Programs Recruiter
CE2(SCW) Fussle, Michael A. USN
260-215-1461
Micael.fussle@navy.mil

NUPOC Candidates
Tom Laderach
tjladerach@my.trine.edu

Jordan Buchanan
Jabuchanan@my.trine.edu