NCSA 2017 Summer Season application opens 1 December.  New course dates are being added daily.  All anticipated courses are listed here.  Please note we do not have course dates for everything.  

Winter NCSA 2017--CLA & NCLS- application is still open.  Late applications are considered to fill vacancies. LESA South applications via Eventbrite are open.  Click on LESA in the course list to the right to access their registration site.

Cadet academic and flight scholarships application is open until 31 December.

Cadet Officer School

Date:
July 10, 2017 - July 22, 2017
Location:
Maxwell AFB, AL
Min. Age:
16
Cost:
$500.00

USE THE FOLLOWING COURSE NUMBERS TO VERIFY YOU ARE SELECTING THE CORRECT COURSE  IN ESERVICES PREFERENCES.  COURSES WILL APPEAR ALPHABETICALLY.   DOWNLOAD THE SORTABLE SPREADSHEET ON THE NCSAS HOMEPAGE FOR A COMPLETE LISTING.

eServices Short Name Cadet Participant
Course #
Staff Participant 
Course #
Activity Full Name
Cadet Officer School 204 205 Cadet Officer School

WAITING FOR CONFIRMED 2017 DATES & COURSE DATA.   THESE DATES ARE TENTATIVE.

Cadet Officer School is patterned after the USAF Squadron Officer School and is an academically challenging course for cadets 16 and older.  COS is an in-depth study of the skills of leadership.  The course is divided between lecture, seminar, and hands-on training.

Instructors guide cadets through the Air Force approach to the psychology of leadership, problem solving techniques, effective writing, speaking, and group dynamics.

In addition to classes and seminars, a wide variety of top military and industry leaders come as guest speakers to discuss their experiences with the cadets.  Topics include human relations, critical thinking, leadership and national security issues.

 

COS Student Page

Cadet Requirements
1.  Possess the Mitchell at the time of application**
2.  At least 16 by start of activity
3.  Not 21 years old by end of activity
4.  Have not previously attended COS

 Cadet Staff Requirements
1.  Graduated from COS

Senior Staff Requirements
1.  Works well with cadets
2.  Highly professional
3.  Strong mentoring skills
(Staff will arrive on 08 July 2017)

Application Procedures
Apply through the NCSA Main Menu in eServices.  
Use the link at the left "Apply Online."

A note about Chrome.  Google changed its pdf viewer in 2010 away from adobe.  To change so that you can view pdfs in Chrome, see our attachment.  

How, When do I apply?

  **Mitchell Award at the time of application (if applying by the 15 deadline), otherwise by 15 January.  

 


 

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