U.S. Senator Tim Scott Announces Service Academy Nomination Information Sessions for Interested Students and Parents

Charleston, SC– The Office of U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) will host a series of informational sessions and office hours throughout South Carolina for high school students interested in attending one of the five service academies – U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy or U.S. Coast Guard Academy. These sessions will allow students and their families to learn about the overall nomination and application process and ask questions about attending a service academy.

“Some of our nation’s brightest service men and women have graduated from the five U.S. service academies. Because of them, we have the most capable armed forces in the world, ” said Senator Scott. “I encourage any South Carolinian interested in serving their country, receiving a quality college education, and developing leadership skills to attend one of the informational sessions my staff is hosting to learn more about the application process and our nation’s service academies.”

Students interested in being considered for a nomination by Senator Scott must submit an application, SAT/ACT scores, 2 essays, high school transcripts, and three letters of recommendation by October 26, 2015.

For more information about the Service Academy nomination process, clickHEREor call the Service Academy Coordinator at (803) 771-6112.During the last academic year,Senator Scott nominated 48 students from across South Carolina to be considered for an appointment to one of the five service academies for the class of 2018.


Tuesday, September 29th, 2015: Aiken County Aiken County Library 314 Chesterfield Street SW Aiken, SC 29801 4pm-5:30pm

Spartanburg County Spartanburg County Library Hoechst-Celanese Classroom 151 S Church St Spartanburg, SC 29306 3:30pm-5pm

Thursday, October 1st, 2015: York County City of Rock Hill Operations Center Conference Room – Room 136 757 S. Anderson Road Rock Hill, SC 29730 5pm-6:30pm

Friday, October 2nd, 2015: Florence County McLeod Regional Medical Center 555 E Cheves Street Florence, SC 29506 5pm-6:30pm

Anderson Anderson County Library 2ndFloor Conference Room 300 N. McDuffie Street Anderson, South Carolina 29621 3pm-4:30pm

Monday, October 5th, 2015: Greenwood Greenwood County Veteran’s Affairs Office (Old Library) 106 Main St. N Greenwood, SC 5pm-6:30pm

Tuesday October 6th, 2015: Sumter County Sumter County Recreation Department Conference Room 155 Haynsworth Street Sumter, SC 29150 5pm-6:30pm

Thursday, October 8th, 2015: Orangeburg Orangeburg County Library 510 Louis St. Orangeburg, SC 29115 5pm-6:30pm

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015: Hilton Head Island Beaufort County Library 11 Beach City Road Hilton Head, SC 29926 3pm-4:30pm

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015: Greenville County 104 South Main Street Suite 803 Greenville, SC 29601 3pm-5pm

Charleston County 2500 City Hall Lane 3rd Floor Suite North Charleston, SC 29406 3pm-5pm

Thursday, October 15th, 2015: Richland County 1301 Gervais Street Suite 825 Columbia, SC 29201