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FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC
SUBJ/ACADEMIC YEAR 2016-2017 DOCTORAL STUDIES PROGRAM SELECTION BOARD//
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/APR//
NARR/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1520.23C, GRADUATE EDUCATION.//
RMKS/1. Consistent with Chief of Naval Personnel's efforts to foster a
deliberate and flexible learning environment that helps retain our most
talented leaders, applications are being sought for the academic year (AY)
2016-2017 Doctoral Studies Program Selection Board. The Navy is seeking
applicants for five quotas in the doctoral studies program for AY 2016-2017.
The selection board is tentatively scheduled to convene October 2015.
2. All studies shall commence no later than September 2016. The following
doctoral degrees and related subspecialty system codes (SSC) are available at
the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in AY 2016-2017:
CURRICULUM TITLE SSC REQUIRED DESIG
Combat Systems Science and Engineering 5700D 14XX ONLY
Oceanography Operational Sciences 6402D 1800 ONLY
Meteorology Operational Sciences 6403D 1800 ONLY
Electronic Systems Engineering 5300D 1810 ONLY
The following degree and related SSC is available at the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in AY 2016-2017:
CURRICULUM TITLE SSC REQUIRED DESIG
Naval Construction and Engineering 5100D 14XX ONLY
3. Application packages for selection board consideration shall be prepared
per enclosure (4) of reference (a). Applicants must submit an electronic
copy of their signed and completed application to Navy Personnel Command
(NPC) no later than 7 August 2015. Applications should be transmitted via
encrypted e-mail to angelin.graham(at)navy.mil. Alternatively, if e-mail is
unavailable, applications may be mailed to:
Navy Personnel Command
Customer Service Center
AY 2016-2017 Doctoral Studies Program Selection Board
5720 Integrity Drive
Millington, TN 38055-0000
4. NPS applicants must also complete the NPS online application at:
http://www.nps.edu/academics/admissions/applyonline/applynow.html no later
than 7 August 2015. In addition to the online application, the information
outlined in enclosure (4) of reference (a) must be submitted to:
Naval Postgraduate School
Office of Admissions
ATTN: Susan Dooley
1 University Circle
Monterey, CA 93943-5100
MIT applicants shall apply directly to the university. If selected, actual
matriculation into the Doctor of Philosophy program at MIT is contingent upon
acceptance by the university. MIT applicants are not required to complete
the NPS online application.
5. The selection process for NPS is a two-step process. Step one: Review of
academic eligibility for acceptance into doctoral studies at NPS. Only
applicants who meet academic eligibility will be selection-board eligible.
Step two: The selection board will convene at NPC to select officers from
those determined to be selection-board eligible. Applicants must contact
their detailer for counseling on the career impact of participation in the
program. In order to be considered by the selection board, a signed
statement from the detailer must be included in the application.
6. Points of contact are Ms. Susan Dooley, NPS Director of Admissions, via
e-mail at grad-ed(at)nps.edu or (831) 656-3093/DSN 756; LCDR Angelin Graham,
Graduate Education Placement Officer (PERS-440B), via e-mail at
angelin.graham(at)navy.mil or (901) 874-4056/DSN 882; and CDR Charles D.
White, Graduate Education Branch Head (PERS-440), via e-mail at
charles.d.white(at)navy.mil or (901) 874-4100/DSN 882.
7. This message is canceled for record purposes on 30 September 2017.
8. Released by Vice Admiral W. F. Moran, N1.//