FY06 ADVANCED EDUCATION VOUCHER PROGRAM

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NAVADMIN 019/06
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SUBJ/FY06 ADVANCED EDUCATION VOUCHER PROGRAM//



REF/A/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/181833ZNOV2004//
REF/B/DOC/US CONGRESS 10USC2005/-//
NARR/REF A (NAVADMIN 263/04) ANNOUNCED THE PROFESSIONAL MILITARY
EDUCATION CONTINUUM.  REF B IS STATUTE THAT SPECIFIES EDUCATION
RELATED ACTIVE DUTY AGREEMENTS AND REIMBURSEMENT REQUIREMENTS.//
POC/WILLIAM MCKEITHEN/ETCS/N52 AEV PROG COORD/LOC:PENSACOLA, FL
/TEL:COMM: (850) 452-8463/TEL:DSN: 922-8463
/EMAIL:WILLIAM.MCKEITHEN1@NAVY.MIL//
POC/RICK CUSIMANO/CIV/NETPDTC/LOC:PENSACOLA, FL
/TEL:(850) 452-1001X2076/TEL:DSN: 922-1001X2076
/EMAIL:RICK.CUSIMANO@NAVY.MIL//
RMKS/1.  THE ADVANCED EDUCATION VOUCHER (AEV) PROGRAM IS PART OF
THE PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION CONTINUUM, ANNOUNCED BY REF A,
AND OFFERS ADVANCED EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE ENLISTED
SAILOR.  THE AEV PROGRAM IS OPEN TO THE TOTAL ENLISTED WORKFORCE
AND PROVIDES FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO SENIOR ENLISTED PERSONNEL
(E7-E9) TO COMPLETE POST-SECONDARY, NAVY-RELEVANT DEGREES.  THIS
NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE REQUIREMENTS AND SOLICITS APPLICATIONS FOR
THE FY06 AEV PROGRAM.
2.  AEV WILL SUPPORT BACCALAUREATE AND MASTER'S DEGREE COMPLETION
IN DESIGNATED AREAS OF STUDY THROUGH OFF-DUTY EDUCATION.  PROVEN
SUPERIOR PERFORMERS WITH POTENTIAL FOR CONTINUED UPWARD MOBILITY
ARE ELIGIBLE AS FOLLOWS:  E7 WITH NO MORE THAN 17 YEARS TIME IN
SERVICE (TIS), E8 WITH NO MORE THAN 20 YEARS TIS, E9 WITH NO MORE
THAN 22 YEARS TIS.  APPLICANTS SHOULD BE TRANSFERRING TO (OR
CURRENTLY ON) SHORE DUTY WITH SUFFICIENT TIME ASHORE TO COMPLETE A
BACCALAUREATE OR MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAM.  SENIOR ENLISTED WHO HAVE
ALREADY INVESTED IN THEIR DEVELOPMENT BY PURSUING COLLEGE EDUCATION
AND THOSE WHO ARE CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN A QUALIFYING POST-SECONDARY
DEGREE PROGRAM USING TUITION ASSISTANCE, OR OTHER FINANCIAL
ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS, ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THE AEV PROGRAM.
REIMBURSEMENT FOR ANY EDUCATIONAL EXPENSES INCURRED PRIOR TO
PARTICIPATION IN AEV IS NOT AUTHORIZED.
3.  AEV FOR BACCALAUREATE DEGREE COMPLETION WILL COVER 100 PERCENT
OF TUITION, BOOKS AND RELATED FEES.  EACH PARTICIPANT WILL BE
LIMITED TO 6,700 DOLLARS PER YEAR FOR A MAXIMUM OF 36 MONTHS FROM
THE DATE OF ENROLLMENT.  TOTAL PROGRAM COSTS WILL NOT EXCEED 20,000
DOLLARS PER PARTICIPANT.  AT A MINIMUM, BACCALAUREATE DEGREE
COMPLETION PROGRAM APPLICANTS MUST HAVE EITHER AN ASSOCIATE'S
DEGREE OR THE EQUIVALENT AMOUNT OF COLLEGE CREDIT ALREADY EARNED
AND APPLICABLE TO THE DEGREE BEING SOUGHT.  FOR FY06 THE FOLLOWING
AREAS OF STUDY ARE OPEN FOR BACCALAUREATE DEGREE APPLICANTS:
STRATEGIC FOREIGN LANGUAGES (AS IDENTIFIED BY THE NAVY S SENIOR
LANGUAGE AUTHORITY VIA SEPCOR), HUMAN RESOURCES, HUMAN SYSTEM
INTEGRATION, HUMAN PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT, SYSTEMS ENGINEERING AND
ANALYSIS, LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT, CIVIL ENGINEERING, ENGINEERING
PROPULSION SYSTEMS, INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY,
NURSING, ACCOUNTING AND FINANCES, AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
TECHNOLOGY.  TWENTY-FIVE QUOTAS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE FY06
SELECTION BOARD.
4.  AEV FOR THE MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAM WILL COVER 100 PERCENT OF
TUITION, BOOKS AND RELATED FEES UP TO A MAXIMUM OF 20,000 DOLLARS
PER YEAR FOR UP TO 24 MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF ENROLLMENT.  TOTAL
PROGRAM COSTS PER PARTICIPANT WILL NOT EXCEED 40,000 DOLLARS.
MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAM APPLICANTS MUST HAVE BEEN AWARDED A
BACCALAUREATE DEGREE FROM AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING
ACCREDITED BY AN ACCREDITING AGENCY RECOGNIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF
EDUCATION.  FOR FY06 THE FOLLOWING AREAS OF STUDY ARE OPEN FOR
MASTERS DEGREE APPLICANTS:  EMERGENCY AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT,
HUMAN RESOURCES, HUMAN SYSTEM INTEGRATION, HUMAN PERFORMANCE
IMPROVEMENT, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY,
SYSTEMS ENGINEERING AND ANALYSIS, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, HOMELAND
DEFENSE AND SECURITY, LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT, BUSINESS
ADMINISTRATION, AND EDUCATION AND TRAINING MANAGEMENT.  FIVE QUOTAS
ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE FY06 SELECTION BOARD.
5.  AEV PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS WILL SERVE ONE TOUR IN A WORLD-WIDE
ASSIGNABLE BILLET UPON PROGRAM COMPLETION.  PER REF B, PARTICIPANTS
SHALL AGREE TO REMAIN ON ACTIVE DUTY FOR A MINIMUM PERIOD OF TWO
YEARS OR A PERIOD EQUAL TO THREE TIMES THE NUMBER OF MONTHS OF
EDUCATION UP TO A MAXIMUM OF THREE YEARS, WHICHEVER IS GREATER,
AFTER COMPLETION OF OR WITHDRAWAL FROM EDUCATION FOR WHICH ANY
AUTHORIZED EXPENSES WERE PAID.  THIS OBLIGATION IS DISCHARGED
CONCURRENTLY WITH ANY OTHER SERVICE OBLIGATION THAT PROGRAM
PARTICIPANTS MAY HAVE ALREADY INCURRED.  THIS AGREEMENT DOES NOT
OBLIGATE THE NAVY TO RETAIN THE MEMBER ON ACTIVE DUTY.  IF A
PROGRAM PARTICIPANT FAILS TO COMPLETE THE PERIOD OF ACTIVE DUTY
SPECIFIED IN THE AGREEMENT, SUCH MEMBER WILL REIMBURSE THE UNITED
STATES FOR THE COST OF THE ADVANCED EDUCATION RECEIVED, PRORATED
FOR THE OBLIGATED TIME SERVED.
6.  MCPON WILL CONVENE THE FY06 AEV PROGRAM SELECTION BOARDS IN
MAR 06.  PROGRAM SELECTEES WILL BE EXPECTED TO ENROLL IN STUDIES IN
SUMMER OR FALL 2006 TERMS.
7.  ELIGIBLE SENIOR ENLISTED INTERESTED IN APPLYING SHOULD SUBMIT
AN APPLICATION TO NAVAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER (NETPDTC) AEV PROGRAM OFFICE NLT
24 FEB 06 FOR CONSIDERATION BY THE SELECTION BOARD, AS FOLLOWS:
(APPLICANTS AT SEA MAY APPLY VIA NAVAL MESSAGE INCLUDING ALL
REQUISITE INFORMATION AND FOLLOW UP WITH A MAILED PACKAGE).
APPLICATION MUST INCLUDE ENDORSEMENTS BY BOTH CO AND CMC (MAXIMUM
LENGTH ONE PAGE EACH).
  FROM:  (RANK, RATE, FULL NAME, SSN)
  TO:    NETPDTC (AEV PROGRAM OFFICE), 6490 SAUFLEY FIELD RD.,
         PENSACOLA, FL 32509-5237
  VIA:   (1) COMMANDING OFFICER
         (2) COMMAND MASTER CHIEF
  SUBJ:  REQUEST FOR ADVANCED EDUCATION VOUCHER (AEV)
  REF:   (A) CITE THIS NAVADMIN
  ENCL:  (1) VERIFIED DEGREE PLAN SIGNED BY COUNSELOR FROM
             APPLICABLE COLLEGE
         (2) ALL COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS
         (3) LAST FIVE YEARS OF EVALS/FITREPS
         (4) LAST FIVE YEARS OF PHYSICAL FITNESS ASSESSMENT DATA
         (5) PICTURES (FULL LENGTH SIDE AND FRONTAL VIEWS)
         (6) COMMAND ENDORSEMENTS
  1.  I REQUEST SELECTION FOR THE AEV PROGRAM TO COMPLETE A
  MASTER'S OR BACCALAUREATE DEGREE (SELECT ONE).  I MEET ALL
  ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS SPECIFIED IN REFERENCE (A) AND FORWARD
  ENCLOSURES (1) THROUGH (6).
  2.  MY PREFERRED AREA OF STUDY IS (CITE MAJOR) AND I AM
  INTERESTED IN PURSUING MY DEGREE AT (CITE SCHOOL).  MY
  PROJECTED PROGRAM START AND COMPLETION DATES ARE (CITE YYMM TO
  YYMM).  MY ALTERNATE AREA OF STUDY IS (CITE ALTERNATE MAJOR) AND
  I AM INTERESTED IN PURSUING MY DEGREE AT (CITE SCHOOL IF KNOWN).
  3.  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/JUSTIFICATION:
  4.  THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS PROVIDED:
      A.  PRD:  YYMM
      B.  DUTY TELEPHONE NUMBER(S) (COMMERCIAL/DSN):
      C.  HOME TELEPHONE NUMBER:
      D.  HOME MAILING ADDRESS:
      E.  WORK AND HOME EMAIL ADDRESS(ES):
  5.  I UNDERSTAND THAT IF SELECTED FOR THIS PROGRAM I WILL SERVE
  ONE TOUR IN A WORLD-WIDE ASSIGNABLE BILLET UPON PROGRAM
  COMPLETION.  I SHALL REMAIN ON ACTIVE DUTY FOR A MINIMUM PERIOD
  OF TWO YEARS OR A PERIOD EQUAL TO THREE TIMES THE NUMBER OF
  MONTHS OF EDUCATION UP TO A MAXIMUM OF THREE YEARS, WHICHEVER
  IS GREATER, AFTER COMPLETION OF OR WITHDRAWAL FROM EDUCATION FOR
  WHICH ANY AUTHORIZED EXPENSES WERE PAID.  THIS OBLIGATION IS
  DISCHARGED CONCURRENTLY WITH ANY OTHER SERVICE OBLIGATION THAT I
  MAY ALREADY HAVE INCURRED.  THIS AGREEMENT DOES NOT OBLIGATE THE
  NAVY TO RETAIN ME ON ACTIVE DUTY.  FURTHERMORE, IF I FAIL TO
  COMPLETE THE PERIOD OF ACTIVE DUTY SPECIFIED IN THE AGREEMENT
  (VOLUNTARILY OR DUE TO MISCONDUCT), I AGREE TO REIMBURSE THE
  UNITED STATES FOR THE COST OF THE EDUCATION RECEIVED PRORATED
  FOR THE OBLIGATED TIME SERVED.
8.  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE AEV PROGRAM CAN BE VIEWED ON
NAVY KNOWLEDGE ONLINE (NKO) WEBSITE (WWW.NKO.NAVY.MIL).  THE QUICK
LINK IS LOCATED ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE LEARNING PAGE.
QUESTIONS REGARDING THE AEV PROGRAM SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE POC.
9.  RELEASED BY VADM J. K. MORAN, COMMANDER, NAVAL EDUCATION AND
TRAINING COMMAND.//
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