FY-16 GRADUATE EDUCATION VOUCHER PROGRAM

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SUBJ/FY-16 GRADUATE EDUCATION VOUCHER PROGRAM//

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AMPN/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1520.37B, GRADUATE EDUCATION VOUCHER PROGRAM.//

RMKS/1.  This NAVADMIN provides details on the Graduate Education Voucher 
(GEV) program and guidance for FY-16 program application. Eligibility, 
obligated service requirements, subspecialty utilization tour, and authorized 
program benefits are prescribed in reference (a).  Where information differs 
between this NAVADMIN and reference (a), this NAVADMIN takes precedence.

2.  GEV funding is authorized for off-duty study in masters degree programs 
which meet the requirements of at least one approved Navy subspecialty code 
as verified by Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). For FY-16, 125 GEV quotas for 
select unrestricted line officers are planned, subject to funding 
availability, and all quotas must be allocated by 19 August 2016.
    a.  Quotas are apportioned as follows:
        Aviation officers - 50
        Submarine officers - 29
        Surface Warfare officers  43
        SPECWAR/EOD officers  3
    b.  FY-16 quotas by area of study, subspecialty for area of study, and 
warfare area are:
Chemistry (4201P/G)   AV  0   SUB  1   SURFACE  1   SPECWAR/EOD 0
Computer Network Operations and Technology (6209P/G)
                      AV  2   SUB  2   SURFACE  2   SPECWAR/EOD 0
Computer Science (6203P/G)
                      AV  2   SUB  2   SURFACE  2   SPECWAR/EOD 0
Cyber Systems and Operations (6208 P/G)
                      AV  2   SUB  2   SURFACE  2   SPECWAR/EOD 0
Engineering (5XXXP/G) AV 11   SUB  7   SURFACE  8   SPECWAR/EOD 0
English (4301P/G)     AV  0   SUB  1   SURFACE  1   SPECWAR/EOD 0
Financial Management (3105P/G)
                      AV 20   SUB  7   SURFACE 16   SPECWAR/EOD 2
History (4302P/G)     AV  1   SUB  1   SURFACE  1   SPECWAR/EOD 0
Mathematics (4100P/G) AV  1   SUB  0   SURFACE  1   SPECWAR/EOD 0
OPS Research Analysis (3211G)
                      AV  2   SUB  2   SURFACE  2   SPECWAR/EOD 0
Regional/National Security Studies (2XXXP/G)
                      AV  9   SUB  4   SURFACE  7   SPECWAR/EOD 1

3.  Effective immediately, to be considered a distance/distributed learning 
program through the GEV program, at least 80 percent of the instructional 
program must be delivered online.  Travel funding considerations will only be 
made for distance learning programs that meet the above GEV distance learning 
criteria and have mandated university main campus residency requirements.  
Application and program specifics may be found in reference (a) and at
https://www.navycollege.navy.mil/gev/gev_home.aspx

4.  Points of contact:
    a.  For program specific questions contact Ms. Marjoriette Dilworth at 
(850) 473-6064/DSN 753, or via e-mail at marjoriette.dilworth(at)navy.mil.
    b.  For policy questions contact Dr. Cheral Cook at 452-3671/DSN 459, or 
via e-mail at cheral.cook(at)navy.mil.

5.  This message is canceled for record purposes on 30 September 2016.

6.  Released by Vice Admiral W. F. Moran, N1.//

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