Nominating a Student

Guidance counselors, coaches, parents and mentors may all nominate a student they feel embodies the spirit of a Semper Fidelis All-American by visiting


If you are a Junior in High School with a 3.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent, participate in community service, play a competitive team sport and hold a leadership position, you may nominate yourself by visiting

Application Help

In order to apply for the Semper Fidelis All-American Program, the online application must be received in its entirety on or before November 30, 2020.


What do Semper Fidelis All-Americans earn?

Along with recognition as one of the most capable students in the nation, Semper Fidelis All-Americans and their chosen mentor will be invited to participate in the exclusive Battles Won Academy held during the summer of 2021, where they will meet and share stories with national leaders and influencers. Attendees will network with Marines, athletic leaders, industry leaders, national leaders, and leaders in innovative thinking, all of which will help them create opportunities that will accelerate their futures. Each recipient and their mentor will be flown to and from the Academy with hotel and meals included for the duration of the Academy. Apparel items, exclusive of footwear, will also be provided for program activities.

Why did I receive an email invitation for this program?

If you received an invitation to apply for a USMC Student Program, or to supply information related to a student’s application it is because the individual named in the email has referred you and provided your name, phone number and email address.

How many students will be selected as Semper Fidelis All-Americans?

Approximately 100 students will be recognized and selected to be a part of this elite circle.

Is there an age limit for nomination?

At this time, nomination is reserved for current Juniors in High School only.

Who can attend the Battles Won Academy?

Each selected All-American will be invited to attend the Battles Won Academy and will be allowed to bring a mentor to the event in recognition of the importance of building a support system to ensure future success.

Will I be obligated to pursue enlistment in the U.S. Marine Corps after participating in this program?

You will not be obligated to pursue enlistment upon the completion of this program.