FY-21 OLMSTED SCHOLAR PROGRAM:
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RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN solicits applications and provides guidance for the
FY-21 Olmsted Scholar Program.
2. The Olmsted Scholar Program provides outstanding junior military leaders
an exceptional opportunity to achieve fluency in a foreign language, pursue
graduate study at an overseas university and acquire an in-depth
understanding of foreign cultures, thereby further equipping them to serve in
positions of greater responsibility as senior leaders in the United States
Applicants should be available to commence language training in summer/fall
2020, begin 2 years of study at a foreign university in
2021 and complete their studies in 2023. A Navy selection board will convene
in November 2019 to select up to 12 nominees from which the Olmsted
Foundation Board of Directors will consider and select Navy scholars to
receive this prestigious scholarship in March 2020.
All eligible and interested officers are urged to consider this important
3. Active-duty list regular officers with the designators 1110, 1120, 1130,
1140, 1810, 1820, 1830 and 3100 with at least 3 years of commissioned
service, but not more than 11 years of total active federal military service
as of 1 April 2020 are eligible to apply.
Active-duty list regular officers with the designators 1310 and 1320 with at
least 3 years of commissioned service, but not more than 13 years and 6
months of total active federal military service as of
1 April 2020 are eligible to apply.
4. Applications should be prepared pursuant to enclosure (3) of reference
(a). Complete application packages, with command endorsement and detailer
statement, must be received no later than 23 August 2019. Required Defense
Language Aptitude Battery/Graduate Record Examination scores and official
college transcripts may be submitted by separate correspondence, which must
be received no later than 6 September 2019. Program information and
submission guidance is available on MyNavy Portal at
5. Points of contact:
a. For program specific and application procedures contact Ms.
Elise McGuire, Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center,
at (850) 473-6064/DSN 753, or via e-mail at email@example.com.
b. For Olmsted Scholar experience inquiries contact CAPT David Sauve, a
graduate of the Olmsted Scholar Program, via e-mail at
6. Applicants will be notified via email of Navy nominee selection.
Navy nominees selected to be an Olmsted Scholar by the Olmsted Scholar
Foundation Board of Directors will be contacted via email and a list of
selectees will be posted on MyNavy Portal at
7. This message will remain in effect until superseded or canceled,
whichever occurs first.
8. Released by Vice Admiral R. P. Burke, N1.//