FY06 OFFICER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

FM CNO WASHINGTON DC//N00T//
R 201359Z JUN 05
TO NAVADMIN
UNCLAS //N01520//
NAVADMIN 133/05
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N00T/JUN//
SUBJ/FY06 OFFICER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM//

REF/A/DOC/CNO/30NOV1998//
AMPN/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1520.24B, SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.//
POC/BILLIE COLONNA/CIV/NETPDTC N2A2/LOC:PENSACOLA FL/TEL:DSN 922-1807
/TEL:(850) 452-1001X2219/EMAIL:BILLIE.COLONNA@NAVY.MIL//
RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN SOLICITS APPLICATIONS FROM THE FLEET AND
PROVIDES SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION PROCEDURES FOR THE FY06 OFFICER
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.  WHERE INFORMATION DIFFERS BETWEEN THIS
NAVADMIN AND REF A, THIS NAVADMIN TAKES PRECEDENCE.  APPLICATION
DEADLINE IS 01 SEP 05 FOR THE FY06 SELECTION BOARD.
2.  UNDER THE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, OFFICERS ENROLL IN A RESIDENT
GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAM ON A FULL-TIME BASIS, RECEIVE FULL PAY AND
ALLOWANCES, AND ARE ENTITLED TO PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION
REIMBURSEMENT.  TUITION IS PAID BY A NON-NAVY-FUNDED SCHOLARSHIP
OBTAINED BY THE OFFICER.  THE SCHOLARSHIP MUST BE EQUAL TO OR
GREATER THAN 50 PERCENT OF THE TUITION COST.  PER REF A, AREAS OF
STUDY ARE LIMITED BY SUBSPECIALTY AND DESIGNATOR.  OFFICERS MUST BE
AVAILABLE TO COMMENCE STUDIES PRIOR TO 30 SEP 06 AND COMPLETE THEIR
DEGREE REQUIREMENTS IN 24 MONTHS OR LESS.
3.  UP TO THREE CANDIDATES MAY BE SELECTED BASED ON PERFORMANCE
RECORD, NEEDS OF THE NAVY, PROMOTION POTENTIAL, ACADEMIC
QUALIFICATIONS, AND FIELD OF STUDY.  ACTUAL ASSIGNMENT TO THE
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM IS CONTINGENT UPON ATTAINMENT OF A QUALIFYING
SCHOLARSHIP AWARD BY 31 MAY 06.
4.  OFFICERS INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE PROGRAM MUST RECEIVE
APPROVAL TO COMPETE FROM THEIR COMMANDING OFFICER.  OFFICERS
RECEIVING COMMAND APPROVAL SHALL SUBMIT THEIR APPLICATIONS PER THE
FORMAT IN ENCL (2) OF REF A VIA THEIR COMMANDING OFFICER, TO:
COMMANDING OFFICER, NAVAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER (NETPDTC) (CODE N2A2), ATTN:
BILLIE COLONNA, 6490 SAUFLEY FIELD ROAD, PENSACOLA, FL 32509-5204.
5.  IN ADDITION TO COMMANDING OFFICER APPROVAL AND A COMPLETED
APPLICATION LETTER, APPLICATION PACKAGES MUST CONTAIN COLLEGE
INFORMATION AND A DETAILER ENDORSEMENT STATEMENT:
    A.  COLLEGE INFORMATION INCLUDES DESIRED ENROLLMENT DATE
(ENROLLMENT DATE SHOULD BE CONSISTENT WITH PRD), PROPOSED
GRADUATION DATE, DESIRED COLLEGE, DEGREE OBJECTIVES (MAJOR FIELD OF
STUDY INCLUDING COURSE CURRICULUM, CLASS TITLES, ASSIGNED CREDIT
HOURS, AND DESIRED SUBSPECIALTY CODE), COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS FOR ALL
COURSES COMPLETED AND A GRE/GMAT SCORE REPORT.
    B.  ALL APPLICANTS MUST CONTACT THEIR DETAILERS FOR COUNSELING
ON THE CAREER IMPACT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE OFFICER SCHOLARSHIP
PROGRAM AND RECEIVE THEIR ENDORSEMENT.  A WRITTEN/SIGNED STATEMENT
MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE NOMINATION PACKAGE.  SAMPLE STATEMENT IS AS
FOLLOWS:  "I, (RANK, NAME), HAVE BEEN ADVISED BY MY DETAILER
(NAME), OF THE IMPACT OF PROGRAM PARTICIPATION ON MY CAREER.  HE/
SHE AGREES THAT THIS PROGRAM WILL HAVE A POSITIVE IMPACT ON MY
CAREER AND ENDORSES MY APPLICATION."
6.  SINCE SELECTION TO THE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM IS CONTINGENT UPON
THE OFFICER S ABILITY TO OBTAIN A SCHOLARSHIP, ALL POTENTIAL
SELECTEES SHOULD IMMEDIATELY BEGIN PURSUIT OF A SCHOLARSHIP.  IN
THE EVENT PRIMARY CANDIDATES ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN A QUALIFYING
SCHOLARSHIP, ALTERNATES WILL BE CONSIDERED.
7.  RELEASED BY VADM J. K. MORAN, DIRECTOR OF NAVAL EDUCATION AND
TRAINING.//


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