FY-10 DOCTORAL STUDIES PROGRAM SELECTION BOARD

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NAVADMIN 215/09(CORRECTED COPY)
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SUBJ/FY-10 DOCTORAL STUDIES PROGRAM SELECTION BOARD// 


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NARR/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1520.23B, GRADUATE EDUCATION.  REF B IS 
NAVADMIN 195/07, OFFICER GRADUATE EDUCATION SERVICE OBLIGATION.// 
RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE FY-10 DOCTORAL STUDIES PROGRAM 
SELECTION BOARD.  THE NAVY IS SEEKING APPLICANTS FOR FIVE QUOTAS IN
THE DOCTORAL STUDIES PROGRAM FOR FY-10.  THE SELECTION BOARD IS 
TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED TO CONVENE 20 OCTOBER 2009.  THIS PROGRAM 
IS AN EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY FOR ELIGIBLE OFFICERS WHO POSSESS A 
MASTERS DEGREE (OR ARE SCHEDULED TO COMPLETE A MASTERS DEGREE) AND 
MEET THE CRITERIA SET FORTH IN REF A TO EARN A PHD.
2.  ALL STUDIES SHALL COMMENCE NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 2010.  
    A.  THE FOLLOWING DOCTORAL DEGREES AND RELATED SUBSPECIALTY 
SYSTEM CODES (SSC) ARE AVAILABLE AT THE NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL 
(NPS) IN FY-10:
CURRICULUM TITLE                      SSC        REQUIRED DESIG
COMBAT SYSTEMS                        5700D      144X ONLY
OCEANOGRAPHY OPERATIONAL SCIENCES     6402D	 ANY URL/RL	
METEOROLOGY OPERATIONAL SCIENCES      6403D      1800 ONLY
POLITICAL STRATEGY AND INTELLIGENCE   2000D      ANY URL
    B.  THE FOLLOWING DEGREE AND RELATED SSC IS AVAILABLE AT THE 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT) IN FY10:
CURRICULUM TITLE                     	SSC         REQUIRED DESIG
NAVAL CONSTRUCTION AND ENGINEERING   	5100D       144X ONLY
3.  ALL NAVY APPLICANTS MUST CONTACT THEIR DETAILER FOR COUNSELING 
ON THE CAREER IMPACT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE DOCTORAL STUDIES 
PROGRAM.  IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE SELECTION BOARD, 
A WRITTEN/SIGNED STATEMENT FROM THE DETAILER MUST BE INCLUDED 
IN THE NOMINATION PACKAGE.  
STATEMENT SHOULD INCLUDE, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:  "I, 
(DETAILER RANK, NAME, AND TITLE), HAVE ADVISED 
(APPLICANT RANK, NAME) OF THE POTENTIAL CAREER IMPACT OF THIS 
PROGRAM."
4.  SUBMIT NPS ONLINE APPLICATION AT: 
HTTP://WWW.NPS.EDU/ACADEMICS/ADMISSIONS/APPLYONLINE/APPLYNOW.HTML 
AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. IN ADDITION TO THE ONLINE APPLICATION THE 
HARD COPY APPLICATION AND ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS ARE TO BE 
SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN 18 SEPTEMBER 2009 TO:
- OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS, CODE 01C3, NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL,  
1 UNIVERSITY CIRCLE HE-022, MONTEREY, CA 93943-5100.
- ONE COPY TO:  NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND, CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER 
PERS 00R, OCTOBER 2009 DOCTORAL STUDIES PROGRAM SELECTION 
BOARD (BOARD ID #31), 5720 INTEGRITY DRIVE, MILLINGTON, TN 
38055-0000.  
5.  DUE TO THE SHORT TIME BETWEEN THE APPLICATION AND BOARD 
DATES THERE WILL BE NO EXTENSIONS TO THIS DEADLINE.
6.  APPLICATIONS WITH COMMAND ENDORSEMENTS SHOULD CONTAIN THE 
FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
    A.  NAME, RANK, SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER (LAST 4 ONLY)/
DESIGNATOR;
    B.  CURRENT MAILING ADDRESS, TELEPHONE AND EMAIL;
    C.  DESIRED AREA(S) OF STUDY AND DEPARTMENT OF THE PROPOSED 
MAJOR SUBJECT AREA;
    D.  EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND (SCHOOLS ATTENDED, DEGREES AWARDED, 
MAJOR, THESIS TOPIC).
    E.  BRIEF OUTLINE (200 WORDS OR FEWER) OF SPECIFIC AREAS OF 
INTEREST WITHIN THE PROPOSED AREA OF STUDY.
    F.  CERTIFIED COPIES OF ALL UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE 
TRANSCRIPTS.
    G.  RESULTS OF A GRADUATE RECORD EXAMINATION (GRE) GENERAL 
TEST TAKEN WITHIN THE LAST FIVE YEARS.
    H.  FITNESS REPORTS AND TRAINING CERTIFICATES (NOT INCLUDING
TRANSCRIPTS) WHICH ARE NOT IN THE OFFICIAL MILITARY PERSONNEL 
FILE (OMPF) (CD ROM) OR ON THE OFFICER SUMMARY RECORD.
7.  APPLICANTS SHOULD ENSURE THE ACCURACY OF THEIR OFFICER SUMMARY 
RECORD AND OMPF BEFORE THE BOARD CONVENES.  RECORDS CAN BE 
REVIEWED THROUGH WEB ENABLED RECORD REVIEW.  LETTERS TO THE 
SELECTION BOARD PRESIDENT ARE OPTIONAL, BUT ENCOURAGED.  
ANY CORRESPONDENCE TO THE BOARD MUST BE SENT VIA THE OFFICER
CONCERNED PER MILPERSMAN 1401-010.
8.  PER REF B, OFFICERS WILL INCUR A SERVICE OBLIGATION 
OF A PERIOD OF THREE TIMES THE LENGTH OF THE PROGRAM, UP 
TO A MAXIMUM OF FIVE YEARS.  THE OBLIGATION WILL BE SERVED 
CONCURRENTLY WITH ANY OTHER SERVICE 
OBLIGATION AND WILL COMMENCE UPON COMPLETION OF, OR WITHDRAWAL FROM,
THE DOCTORAL STUDIES PROGRAM.
9.  OFFICERS WHO HAVE RECEIVED NAVY FUNDED GRADUATE EDUCATION WILL 
SERVE ONE TOUR IN A VALIDATED SUBSPECIALTY POSITION AS SOON AS 
POSSIBLE, BUT NOT LATER THAN THE SECOND TOUR FOLLOWING GRADUATION.  
10.  SELECTIONS FOR THE FY-10 PHD PROGRAM WILL BE ANNOUNCED VIA 
NAVADMIN.
11.  POINTS OF CONTACT:
- MS. SUSAN DOOLEY, NPS DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS, AT
(831) 656-3093/DSN 756 OR EMAIL AT GRAD-ED(AT)NPS.EDU.
- LCDR ENNIS WILLIAMS, GRADUATE EDUCATION PLACEMENT OFFICER, 
COMNAVPERSCOM PERS-440B, AT (901) 874-4056/DSN 882 OR EMAIL AT 
ENNIS.WILLIAMS(AT)NAVY.MIL.
12.  RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1.//
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