U.S. Representative Ed Royce

39th District of California

Each year Rep. Royce has the privilege of nominating young men and women of the highest caliber to our nation's military academies. America’s service academies are some of the most prestigious educational institutions in the world that offer students an excellent education in addition to a commission as a military officer. The appointment process is rigorous, highly selective, and based on a candidate's academic achievement, athletic ability, extracurricular activities and community service.

Questions regarding the application and nomination process can be directed to Alexandria Walker of Rep. Royce’s staff at (714) 255-0101 or Alexandria.Walker@mail.house.gov.

The application for those seeking a nomination from Rep. Royce to attend a military academy as part of the Class of 2021 is available here.
Applicants can find a copy of the Letter of Recommendation cover letter here.

Note: All attached pages in a submitted application must have the student's name and page number on them. Please submit completed applications to Rep. Royce's Brea Office in a single envelope or folder.

The following is a timeline for the application and nomination process:

October 28, 2016 – Application Deadline

December 3, 2016 – Interview with Selection Review Committee

January 2017 – Notification of Nomination Status

Links to U.S. Service Academies:

United States Military Academy (West Point)

United States Naval Academy (Annapolis)

United States Air Force Academy

United States Merchant Marine Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy
The USCGA does not require a nomination, but Rep. Royce can assist students who wish to attend.