CSPI provides college sophomores and juniors with valuable leadership, management, law enforcement, navigation and marine science skills and training, while fully funding up to two years of college. Following college graduation, CSPI students receive a guaranteed position at officer candidate school training.
Students who are already enrolled in the CSPI program are eligible to apply for a guaranteed flight training assignment. Those who are selected pursue rigorous training to become a Coast Guard pilot following graduation from college and officer candidate school.
CSPI – SLRP is a college tuition repayment program designed for current college seniors attending a minority serving institution (MSI), recent MSI graduates, or MSI graduate students.
The Coast Guard Officer Candidate School (OCS) is a rigorous course of instruction that prepares candidates to serve effectively as officers in the Coast Guard. OCS also provides a wide range of highly technical information necessary for performing the duties of a Coast Guard officer.
The U.S. Coast Guard Academy offers a fulfilling life experience that emphasizes academics, physical fitness, character and leadership. If you are interested in applying to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy or are looking for additional information please visit www.uscga.edu.