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Academy Nominations


Thank you for your interest in applying for a nomination to one of the United States Service Academies. It is an honor to have the privilege of nominating qualified applicants.

Any questions regarding the application can be sent to Christina Lopez ( You may also call (310) 831-1799.

Application Submission information:

  • We will be accepting applications until November 1st, 2021 at 11:59pm
  • Applications and materials can be submitted electronically to Christina Lopez ( with the subject line “CA-44 Congressional Nomination Application”
    • OR in-person to our San Pedro office at 302 W. Fifth St, #201, San Pedro, CA 90731

Students must be:

  • At least 17 years old, and have not passed their 23rd birthday by July 1st
  • A U.S. Citizen
  • Unmarried, not pregnant, and without legal obligation to support children or dependents
  • Must reside within CA-44
  • Must meet medical, physical, and academic requirements of the academy

Application requirements:

  • 3 letters of recommendation (at least 2 academic)
  • Official High School Transcripts
  • SAT or ACT Scores
  • One-page essay explaining why you wish to attend a Service Academy (500 words)
  • Resume of Extracurricular Activities
  • Current Photo
  • A Completed Application (can be found below)

Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán

Service Academy Questionnaire

302 W. Fifth St, #201, San Pedro, CA 90731 — (310) 831-1799

Name: ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ ___________________________________________________________________________________

Address: ­__________________________________________________________________________________

(Street)                                                      (City, State and Zip Code)

Telephone Number: _________________________  Parent Telephone Number: ______________________

E-mail address: ______________________________ Graduation Date: ______________________________

Date of Birth: ________________________________ Social Security Number: _______________________

Name of Parents: __________________________________________________________________________

Name and Address of High School: ___________________________________________________________



School Telephone Number: __________________________________________________________________

Name of Principal: ________________________  Name of Guidance Counselor: ______________________

Please rank in order of preference the Service Academies to which you are applying. (Please rank only the academies of interest):

_____ United States Air Force Academy

_____ United States Merchant Marine Academy

_____ United States Military Academy

_____ United States Naval Academy

_____ United States Coast Guard Academy

Which other Senators and/or Member of Congress have you contacted regarding a nomination?


Date: ________________________________             Signature: _____________________________________