SAMUEL ELIOT MORISON NAVAL HISTORY SUPPLEMENTAL SCHOLARSHIP /PROGRAM FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2006-2007

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SUBJ: SAMUEL ELIOT MORISON NAVAL HISTORY SUPPLEMENTAL SCHOLARSHIP
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SUBJ/SAMUEL ELIOT MORISON NAVAL HISTORY SUPPLEMENTAL SCHOLARSHIP
/PROGRAM FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2006-2007//


REF/A/DOC/OPNAVINST 1520.24B/30NOV1998//
AMPN/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1520.24B ON SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.//
RMKS/1.  PER REF A, THE DIRECTOR OF NAVAL HISTORY (DNS-H) IS CALLING
FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE SAMUEL ELIOT MORISON NAVAL HISTORY
SUPPLEMENTAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2006-2007.
THE PURPOSE OF THE SCHOLARSHIP IS TO PROMOTE DEVELOPMENT OF A BROAD
UNDERSTANDING OF NAVAL HISTORY WITHIN THE AMERICAN NATIONAL
EXPERIENCE.  THIS HISTORICAL KNOWLEDGE IS AN INVALUABLE TOOL FOR
LEADERS
TO MAKE SOUND DECISIONS.
2.  THE SCHOLARSHIP IS NAMED IN HONOR OF THE LATE REAR ADMIRAL
SAMUEL ELIOT MORISON, USNR, AN EMINENT NAVAL AND MARITIME HISTORIAN
AND WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE.  THE SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDES A $5,000
CASH AWARD TO ONE ACTIVE DUTY COMMISSIONED OFFICER OF THE U.S. NAVY
OR U.S. MARINE CORPS WITH DEMONSTRATED LEADERSHIP POTENTIAL AND HIGH
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS WHO IS ALREADY PURSUING GRADUATE STUDY IN
HISTORY, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, OR A RELATED FIELD.  THE AWARD IS
TO HELP PAY FOR EXPENSES RELATED TO RESEARCH, TRAVEL, AND THE
PURCHASE OF BOOKS OR OTHER EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS.
3.  ANY OFFICER DESIRING TO COMPETE FOR THE MORISON SUPPLEMENTAL
SCHOLARSHIP TO BE AWARDED FOR STUDY BEGINNING IN THE FALL OF 2006
(ACADEMIC YEAR 2006-2007), SHOULD SUBMIT A LETTER OF APPLICATION VIA
HIS/HER COMMANDING OFFICER TO THE SENIOR HISTORIAN, NAVAL HISTORICAL
CENTER, 805 KIDDER BREESE STREET, SE, WASHINGTON NAVY YARD, D.C.
20374-5060.  APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED NLT 15 JULY 2006.  NOTE:
MAIL SECURITY PROCEDURES FOR FEDERAL AGENCIES IN THE DISTRICT OF
COLUMBIA DELAY DELIVERY FOR 3-5 BUSINESS DAYS BEYOND NORMAL DELIVERY
TIMES.  CANDIDATES ARE REMINDED TO MAIL APPLICATIONS WITH ADEQUATE
TIME FOR DELIVERY OR TO USE A COMMERCIAL EXPRESS DELIVERY SERVICE.
APPLICANTS ON DEPLOYMENT WITHOUT REGULAR MAIL ACCESS MAY SUBMIT
APPLICATIONS VIA RECORD MESSAGE.  APPLICATION PACKAGES SHOULD
PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
    A. UNIVERSITY PRESENTLY ATTENDING OR TO WHICH APPLICATION HAS
BEEN FORWARDED AND THE CURRENT STATUS OF THAT APPLICATION.
    B. COPY OF OFFICER BIOGRAPHY.
    C. A STATEMENT FROM THE APPLICANT THAT INCLUDES AN OUTLINE OF
THE PROPOSED EDUCATION PROGRAM, DEGREE OBJECTIVE, AND MAJOR.
    D. A COPY OF ALL OFFICIAL COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY POSTGRADUATE
TRANSCRIPTS.
    E. A STATEMENT NOT TO EXCEED 500 WORDS CONCERNING THE
RELATIONSHIP OF THE MORISON SCHOLARSHIP TO THE APPLICANT S INTERESTS
AND THE VALUE TO BE DERIVED BOTH BY THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE NAVY.
    F. COMMANDING OFFICERS ENDORSEMENT.
4.  THE DIRECTOR OF NAVAL HISTORY WILL MAKE FINAL SELECTION OF THE
MORISON SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT AND AN ALTERNATE BY 15 AUG 2006.
SELECTION OF FINALISTS WILL BE BASED ON THE FOLLOWING:
    A. RELEVANCE OF THE CHOSEN AREA OF STUDY TO U.S. NAVAL HISTORY.
    B. DEMONSTRATED PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE WITH PARTICULAR EMPHASIS
ON THE OFFICERS SPECIALITY.
    C. ACADEMIC ABILITY.
    D. THE CAREER NEEDS OF THE OFFICER.
    E. POTENTIAL FOR PROFESSIONAL GROWTH.
5.  RELEASED BY VADM A. E. RONDEAU, DIRECTOR, NAVY STAFF.//
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