FY-22 GRADUATE EDUCATION VOUCHER PROGRAM:
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NARR/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1520.37B, GRADUATE EDUCATION VOUCHER (GEV) POLICY.
REF B IS FY-22 NAVY STRATEGIC EDUCATION ALIGNMENT PLAN, NAVADMIN 089/21.//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN provides details on the Graduate Education Voucher
(GEV) program and guidance for FY-22 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. FY-22 GEV Opportunities.
a. The GEV program provides an opportunity for selected Unrestricted Line
Officers assigned to shore duty, whose career paths may not provide adequate
opportunity for full-time education, to attain Navy relevant graduate
education in selected areas of study during off-duty hours.
b. GEV funding is for off-duty masters degree programs earned at civilian
universities that meet the requirements for accrual of at least one approved
Navy subspecialty code as verified by N7 via Naval Postgraduate School.
c. For FY-22, 30 GEV quotas for select unrestricted line officers are
planned, subject to funding availability, and all quotas must be allocated by
17 June 2022.
d. Quotas are allocated per reference (b) as follows:
Aviation Officers - 11
Submarine Officers - 7
Surface Warfare Officers - 9
SPECWAR/EOD Officers - 3
e. FY-22 quotas by area of study, subspecialty for an area of study, and
warfare area are:
Computer Science (6203P/G)
AV 1 SUB 0 SURFACE 0 SPECWAR/EOD 0
Computer Network Operations and Technology (6209P/G)
AV 0 SUB 1 SURFACE 0 SPECWAR/EOD 0
Cyber Systems and Operations (6208P/G)
AV 0 SUB 0 SURFACE 1 SPECWAR/EOD 0
AV 2 SUB 2 SURFACE 2 SPECWAR/EOD 0
Financial Management (3105P/G)
AV 5 SUB 3 SURFACE 4 SPECWAR/EOD 2
Operations Research Analysis (3211G)
AV 1 SUB 0 SURFACE 0 SPECWAR/EOD 0
Regional/National Security Studies (2XXXP/G)
AV 2 SUB 1 SURFACE 2 SPECWAR/EOD 1
3. Policy Updates.
a. Travel funding considerations will only be made for distance learning
programs earned at civilian universities that mandate 20 percent or less
on-campus residency requirements. International travel will not be funded.
b. GEV participants must submit GEV authorization documents to the school
prior to the term start date to receive funding for the term.
4. Application and Selection Process.
a. Eligible officers may request consideration for a FY-22 GEV quota by
submitting a formal letter of application to Commander, Navy Personnel
Command - PERS 41/42/43 as appropriate.
b. FY-22 GEV applications will only be accepted from officers who have
earned AQD 282 or 283 through their community's talent management board.
c. Selection and notification of selectees for the FY-22 GEV quotas are
made by PERS 41/42/43 throughout the fiscal year until all quotas are
allotted or by 17 June 2022, whichever comes first.
d. Application and program specifics may be found in reference (a) and at
programs.htm, select Graduate (GEV Officer).
5. Points of contact.
a. For FY-22 GEV quota availability contact your detailer.
b. For policy questions, e-mail Dr. Cheral Cook at
6. This message will remain in effect until superseded or cancelled,
whichever occurs first.
7. Released by VADM J. W. Hughes, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for
Warfighting Development (N7).//