Bennet and Hickenlooper open up joint software method for U.S. assistance academy nominations

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper have made a joint senate application method for

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper have made a joint senate application method for Colorado students who want to show up at a U.S. provider academy.

According to a information release from the senators’ offices, this is the initial time fascinated Colorado students will be in a position to use a solitary application process for both U.S. Senate business. Candidates will only have to submit a person software, give just one set of letters of suggestion and take part in a single interview to be regarded for a nomination.

U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper though campaigning for the seat in September 2020 in Greeley. (Alex McIntyre/Staff Photographer)

The four services academies requiring congressional nomination are: the U.S. Armed forces Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Power Academy and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.

“During my time symbolizing Colorado in the United States Senate, a single of my maximum honors has been to nominate young Coloradans to attend our U.S. Assistance Academies,” Bennet mentioned in the release. “Colorado pupil candidates show perseverance to their local community and state while creating upon the legacy of assistance, character, and integrity of earlier generations. I hope that this new, joint nomination system with Senator Hickenlooper’s workplace will create a a lot more streamlined experience for Colorado college students and families. I invite all interested pupils to utilize.”

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet

U.S. Support Academies are federal establishments that prepare cadets and midshipmen to become officers in the U.S. Armed Forces, when concurrently earning their bachelor’s levels.

“I’m proud Colorado has so a lot of substantial school college students who are eager to provide their state,” Hickenlooper explained in the release. “Senator Bennet and I look forward to nominating these gifted young Coloradans to our nation’s provider academies.”

Interested Coloradans have until finally October 16 to use for a nomination. In addition to securing a congressional nomination, learners will have to also utilize straight to the academies.

Individuals interested in making use of for a nomination from Bennet and Hickenlooper will have to total an on line software accessible at little Details on the nomination process is also out there at

Candidates really should get to out to Bennet’s business office or Hickenlooper’s workplace with any issues.