FY-15 NAVY GRADUATE EDUCATION UPDATE

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SUBJ/FY-15 NAVY GRADUATE EDUCATION UPDATE//



RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE FY-15 NAVY GRADUATE EDUCATION QUOTA 
PLAN.

2.  THIS PLAN PROVIDES EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES TO ENHANCE WARFIGHTING AND 
SUPPORT CAPABILITIES CONSISTENT WITH DEFENSE AND NAVY STRATEGIC GUIDANCE. 
THIS PLAN PRIORITIZES PROGRAMS THAT DEVELOP EXPERTISE IN THE MIDDLE-EAST, 
ASIA PACIFIC REGIONS, CYBERSPACE, UNDERSEA WARFARE, AND ENERGY PLANS AND 
POLICY.  IN ADDITION, THE PLAN PROVIDES THE FOUNDATION TO SUSTAIN OUR 
TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANTAGE AND DEVELOP THE SKILLS TO PLAN FOR AND OPERATE THE 
NAVY OF THE FUTURE WHILE ELIMINATING STRATEGIC AND OPERATIONAL ENERGY 
VULNERABILITIES.

3.  THE FY-15 PLAN PROVIDES 1,564 FUNDED OPPORTUNITIES FOR DEGREE AND NON-
DEGREE PROGRAMS ACROSS THE FULL SPECTRUM OF COMMUNITIES AND RANKS THAT 
INCLUDE 535 QUOTAS AT NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL (NPS), 107 QUOTAS AT TOP 
CIVILIAN UNIVERSITIES, 229 QUOTAS AT THE NAVAL WAR COLLEGE, 205 QUOTAS AT 
JOINT AND OTHER SERVICE COLLEGES, 23 QUOTAS AT INTERNATIONAL MILITARY 
COLLEGES, AND 60 QUOTAS DEDICATED TO FELLOWSHIP AND TRAINING WITH INDUSTRY 
OPPORTUNITIES.

4.  ENLISTED GRADUATE EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES WILL CONTINUE TO BE OFFERED IN 
THE CYBER SYSTEMS OPERATION (CSO) PROGRAM, WHICH ALLOWS UP TO FIVE ENLISTED 
PERSONNEL PER YEAR TO OBTAIN A MASTER'S DEGREE OVER 12 MONTHS IN-RESIDENCE AT 
NPS.

5.  A NEW OPPORTUNITY IS AVAILABLE FOR SPECIAL WARFARE RATINGS (SPECIAL 
WARFARE OPERATOR AND SPECIAL WARFARE BOAT OPERATOR) IN THE SPECIAL OPERATIONS 
LOW INTENSITY CONFLICT (SOLIC) DEFENSE ANALYSIS TRACK, WHICH ALLOWS UP TO 
FOUR SENIOR ENLISTED PERSONNEL PER YEAR TO OBTAIN A MASTER'S DEGREE OVER 18 
MONTHS IN-RESIDENCE AT NPS.

6.  THE NAVY CONTINUES TO OFFER VARIOUS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS, INCLUDING THE 
FEDERAL EXECUTIVE FELLOWSHIP (15 QUOTAS/YEAR), WHITE HOUSE FELLOWSHIP (ONE 
QUOTA/YEAR), SECRETARY OF DEFENSE CORPORATE FELLOWSHIP (TWO QUOTAS/YEAR), 
LEGISLATIVE FELLOWSHIP (15 QUOTAS/YEAR), AND THE NAVY SUPPLY CORPS TRAINING 
WITH INDUSTRY PROGRAM (FOUR QUOTAS/YEAR).

7.  IN ADDITION, THERE ARE MANY OTHER PROGRAMS FOR OFFICERS TO GAIN ADVANCED 
EDUCATION SUCH AS THE POLITICAL MILITARY MASTER'S PROGRAM (NINE QUOTAS/YEAR), 
THE OLMSTED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (FIVE QUOTAS/YEAR), THE LAW EDUCATION PROGRAM 
(SEVEN QUOTAS/YEAR), AND THE UNRESTRICTED LINE GRADUATE EDUCATION VOUCHER 
PROGRAM (120 QUOTAS/YEAR).   ALL NAVY PERSONNEL ARE ENCOURAGED TO EXPLORE 
EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES WITH THEIR DETAILER OR MENTOR AS AN INTEGRAL PART OF 
A CAREER DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY.

8.  THIS MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL SUPERSEDED OR CANCELLED, 
WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.

9.  RELEASED BY VICE ADMIRAL W. F. MORAN, N1.//

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