ALASKA SEA SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2010-2011

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SUBJ/ALASKA SEA SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2010-2011//



RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE REQUIREMENTS AND SOLICITS APPLICATIONS 
FOR THE ALASKA SEA SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.  THE ALASKA SEA SERVICES 
SCHOLARSHIP ANNUALLY AWARDS UP TO FOUR 1,000 DOLLAR SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 
UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION TO DEPENDENT CHILDREN AND SPOUSES OF NAVY, MARINE 
CORPS, AND COAST GUARD PERSONNEL WHO LEGALLY CLAIM ALASKA AS THEIR STATE OF 
RESIDENCE.  THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS 1 MARCH 2010 FOR THE FY-10 SELECTION 
BOARD, WHICH CONVENES IN APRIL 2010.

2.  CITIZENS OF ALASKA RAISED FUNDS FOR A 10,000 DOLLAR WAR BOND AS A GIFT TO 
THE USS JUNEAU (CL 52) DURING WORLD WAR II.
AFTER THE SINKING OF THE USS JUNEAU, THIS GIFT WAS TO HAVE BEEN PRESENTED TO 
USS ALASKA (CB 1).  HOWEVER, THE USS ALASKA WAS DECOMMISSIONED BEFORE THE 
PURCHASE AND PRESENTATION.
CONSEQUENTLY, THE GOVERNOR OF THE TERRITORY OF ALASKA AND THE SECRETARY OF THE 
NAVY AGREED THAT THE BOND WOULD BE LEFT ON DEPOSIT IN THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK 
OF JUNEAU UNTIL USS ALASKA WAS RECOMMISSIONED OR ANOTHER APPROPRIATE 
APPLICATION OF THESE MONIES COULD BE MADE.  IN 1986, THE NAVY ESTABLISHED THE 
ALASKA SEA SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP FUND.

3.  REQUIREMENTS.  TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE ALASKA SEA SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP, 
AN APPLICANT MUST BE THE DEPENDENT (CHILD OR SPOUSE) OF A LEGAL RESIDENT OF 
THE STATE OF ALASKA WHO IS (OR WAS AT THE TIME OF DEATH OR MISSING-IN-ACTION
STATUS) A REGULAR OR RESERVE U.S. NAVY, MARINE CORPS, OR COAST GUARD MEMBER ON 
ACTIVE DUTY, INACTIVE DUTY, OR RETIRED WITH OR WITHOUT PAY.  SELECTED 
CANDIDATES WILL BE THOSE WHO RATE HIGHEST IN FIVE KEY AREAS:
    A.  ACADEMIC PROFICIENCY
    B.  CHARACTER
    C.  LEADERSHIP ABILITY
    D.  COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
    E.  FINANCIAL NEED

4.  A SELECTION BOARD WILL BE HELD BY THE NAVY LEAGUE FOUNDATION.  THE 
SELECTED NOMINEE PACKAGES WILL THEN BE SUBMITTED TO THE NAVAL EDUCATION AND 
TRAINING COMMAND FOR FINAL APPROVAL, AFTER WHICH SELECTEES WILL BE NOTIFIED 
AND SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS WILL BE DISBURSED TO THE APPROPRIATE ACADEMIC 
INSTITUTION.

5.  APPLICANT PROCEDURES.  UP TO FOUR 1,000 DOLLAR SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AWARDED 
ANNUALLY TO APPLICANTS WHO MEET THE SPECIFIED CRITERIA.  APPLICANTS MUST ALSO 
SHOW ACCEPTANCE AT AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY FOR FULL-TIME 
UNDERGRADUATE STUDY FOR A BACHELOR OF ARTS OR BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE.  NO 
MORE THAN TWO SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS MAY BE GIVEN TO ANY INDIVIDUAL DURING PURSUIT 
OF THE FOUR-YEAR DEGREE.  TO REQUEST AN APPLICATION, VISIT THE NAVY LEAGUE WEB 
SITE AT WWW.NAVYLEAGUE.ORG OR SEND A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE TO:
    NAVY LEAGUE FOUNDATION
    2300 WILSON BLVD, SUITE 200
    ARLINGTON, VA 22201-5424

6.  POINTS OF CONTACT:
- JULIE BEAVER (NAVY LEAGUE) AT (703)312-1585 OR EMAIL AT 
JBEAVER(AT)NAVYLEAGUE.ORG.
- CHERAL WINTLING (NETC) AT (850)452-3671/DSN 922 OR EMAIL AT 
CHERAL.WINTLING(AT)NAVY.MIL.

7.  RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1.//

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