SAMUEL ELIOT MORISON NAVAL HISTORY SUPPLEMENTAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015

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SUBJ/SAMUEL ELIOT MORISON NAVAL HISTORY SUPPLEMENTAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR 
THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015//



REF/A/DOC/CNO/20AUG2008//
AMPN/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1520.24C OFFICER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM// POC/MICHAEL 
CRAWFORD/LOC: WASHINGTON DC/EMAIL:
MICHAEL.CRAWFORD(AT)NAVY.MIL/TEL (202) 433-6936//

RMKS/1. PER REFERENCE (A), DIRECTOR, NAVAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE COMMAND 
(NHHC) IS CALLING FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE SAMUEL ELIOT MORISON NAVAL HISTORY 
SUPPLEMENTAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015.

2. THE SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDES A $5,000 CASH AWARD TO ONE ACTIVE DUTY 
COMMISSIONED OFFICER OF THE U.S. NAVY OR U.S. MARINE CORPS WITH DEMONSTRATED 
LEADERSHIP POTENTIAL AND HIGH ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS WHO IS ALREADY PURSUING 
GRADUATE STUDY IN HISTORY, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, OR A RELATED FIELD. THE 
AWARD IS TO HELP PAY FOR EXPENSES RELATED TO RESEARCH, TRAVEL, AND THE 
PURCHASE OF BOOKS OR OTHER EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS.

3. ANY OFFICER DESIRING TO COMPETE FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP (ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-
2015) SHOULD SUBMIT A LETTER OF APPLICATION VIA HIS/HER COMMANDING OFFICER TO 
THE SENIOR HISTORIAN, NHHC,
805 KIDDER BREESE STREET, SE, WASHINGTON D.C. 20374-5060.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED NOT LATER THAN 1 APRIL 2014.
CANDIDATES ARE REMINDED TO MAIL APPLICATIONS WITH ADEQUATE TIME FOR DELIVERY 
OR TO USE A COMMERCIAL EXPRESS DELIVERY SERVICE.
APPLICANTS ON DEPLOYMENT WITHOUT REGULAR MAIL ACCESS MAY SUBMIT APPLICATIONS 
VIA RECORD MESSAGE OR FAX TO (202) 433-2729.

4. APPLICATION PACKAGES SHOULD PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
   A. UNIVERSITY PRESENTLY ATTENDING OR TO WHICH APPLICATION HAS
      BEEN FORWARDED AND THE CURRENT STATUS OF THAT APPLICATION.
   B. COPY OF OFFICER BIOGRAPHY.
   C. STATEMENT FROM THE APPLICANT THAT INCLUDES AN OUTLINE OF
      THE PROPOSED EDUCATION PROGRAM, DEGREE OBJECTIVE, AND MAJOR.
   D. COPY OF ALL OFFICIAL COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY GRADUATE AND
      POSTGRADUATE TRANSCRIPTS.
   E. STATEMENT NOT TO EXCEED 500 WORDS CONCERNING THE
      RELATIONSHIP OF THE MORISON SCHOLARSHIP TO THE APPLICANT'S
      INTEREST AND THE VALUE TO BE DERIVED BOTH BY THE INDIVIDUAL
      AND THE NAVY.
   F. EXTRA CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICANTS WHO CAN
      CONNECT THEIR STATED RESEARCH INTEREST TO GAPS IN NAVAL
      HISTORY AS IDENTIFIED ON NHHC'S WEBSITE
      (HTTP://WWW.HISTORY.NAVY.MIL/PRIZES/HISTORYGAPS.HTM), OR
      WILL MAKE SIGNIFICANT USE OF PRIMARY SOURCES FOUND IN
      NHHC'S OPERATIONAL ARCHIVES OR THE NAVY DEPARTMENT LIBRARY.
   G. COMMANDING OFFICER'S ENDORSEMENT.

5. DIRECTOR, NHHC WILL MAKE FINAL SELECTION OF THE MORISON SCHOLARSHIP 
RECIPIENT AND AN ALTERNATE BY 15 MAY 2014. SELECTION OF FINALISTS WILL BE 
BASED ON THE FOLLOWING:
   A. RELEVANCE OF THE CHOSEN AREA OF STUDY TO U.S. NAVAL HISTORY.
   B. DEMONSTRATED PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE WITH PARTICULAR
      EMPHASIS ON THE OFFICER'S SPECIALTY.
   C. ACADEMIC ABILITY.
   D. CAREER NEEDS OF THE OFFICER.
   E. POTENTIAL FOR PROFESSIONAL GROWTH.
   F. ADDRESSES NHHC IDENTIFIED GAPS IN NAVAL HISTORY
      (SEE HTTP://WWW.HISTORY.NAVY.MIL/PRIZES/HISTORYGAPS.HTM).
   G. WILL MAKE SIGNIFICANT USE OF PRIMARY SOURCES FOUND IN NHHC'S
      OPERATIONAL ARCHIVES OR SPECIAL HOLDINGS IN NAVY DEPARTMENT LIBRARY.

6. RELEASED BY VICE ADMIRAL S. H. SWIFT, DIRECTOR, NAVY STAFF.//

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