• Coast Guard’s College Student Pre-commissioning Initiative (CSPI)
The United States Coast Guard Recruiting Command offers several incentive programs to students and recent graduates interested in joining the U.S. Coast Guard. For students attending a Minority Serving Institution, the following programs are offered:
• Coast Guard’s College Student Precommissioning Initiative (CSPI) for sophomores and juniors, the CSPI funds up to two years of tuition, books, and fees while paying a salary and benefits. After graduation, students attend Officer Candidate School.
• CSPI- Student Loan Repayment Program for college seniors, recent graduates, and graduate students, recipients receive basic training then attend Officer Candidate School. The program offers up to $60,000 in loan repayment for qualified commissioned officers.
• Direct Commission Officer programs for certain degrees including Electrical Engineering, Maritime Academy graduates, and students with two years of Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) experience.
For more information, visit www.gocoastguard.com
U.S. Department of Homeland Security