ALASKA SEA SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2012-2013

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SUBJ/ALASKA SEA SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2012-2013// 



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 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 2012 FOR THE FY-12 SELECTION BOARD, WHICH 
CONVENES IN APRIL 2012.

2.  BACKGROUND.  CITIZENS OF ALASKA RAISED FUNDS FOR A $10,000 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 THE USS ALASKA (CB 1), BUT 
THE USS ALASKA WAS DECOMMISSIONED BEFORE THE 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 
THE USS ALASKA WAS RECOMMISSIONED OR ANOTHER APPROPRIATE APPLICATION COULD BE 
FOUND.  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/DESIGNATION AS 
MISSING-IN-ACTION, 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 BELOW:
    A. ACADEMIC PROFICIENCY;
    B. CHARACTER;
    C. LEADERSHIP ABILITY;
    D. COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT; AND
    E. FINANCIAL NEED.

4.  SELECTION.  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 (NETC) 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 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 A 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:
    A.  MR. MIKE CARTER, NAVY LEAGUE, AT (703) 312-1585 OR E-MAIL
    AT
MCARTER(AT)NAVYLEAGUE.ORG.
    B.  MS. CHERAL WINTLING, NETC, AT (850) 452-3671/DSN 922-3671
    OR
E-MAIL AT CHERAL.WINTLING(AT)NAVY.MIL.

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