- Nurse Candidate Program
- Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be full-time students who have completed two or more years of a four-year bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree program at an accredited college or university.
- They must meet the Navy's physical fitness requirements.
- Recipients of this award will be required to fulfill an active duty service obligation of up to five years as an officer in the Navy Nurse Corps.
- Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.