Military Academy Nominations
NOTICE: The application deadline is November 1, 2016. Please contact my Maryville office at (618) 288-7190 if you have questions.
Thank you for your interest in attending one of our nation's military academies. As a 1980 graduate of West Point, I take special pride in nominating promising young men and women to the United States military academies. It is my pleasure to consider you for a nomination to one of these prestigious institutions.
To be eligible for a nomination, you must be an American citizen, at least 17 years old and no more than 23 years old on July 1, not married, under no legal obligation to support a child, and a legal resident of the 15th District of Illinois.
You may contact my Maryville office at (618) 288-7190 to get an application packet mailed to you. Please note that you must start an application process with the academy you are applying to as well as the nomination process through my office.
The Military Academy Nomination form may be completed below and mailed to Congressman John Shimkus, 15 Professional Park Drive, Maryville, IL 62062.