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 USS GRAVELY (DDG-107)

Tuition Assistance Grants

Next Deadline:

May 1


ANNOUNCEMENT - September 2009

Tuition Assistance Grants

for Sailors Aboard USS GRAVELY (DDG-107)

The Educational Foundation is pleased to announce that Tuition Assistance Grants of varying amounts will be awarded annually to Sailors on board the new USS GRAVELY (DDG-107) who are pursuing a hard science or technology-related degree or related training.  Distance-learning or online programs are eligible.

These Grants currently are made possible by a generous contribution from a family foundation supporting the AFCEA Educational Foundation

The grants honor the memory of Vice Admiral Samuel L. Gravely, Jr., USN (Ret.), the Educational Foundation's first executive director.  Admiral Gravely was the first African-American to

command a fighting ship and to command a major warship.  As a full commander, he was the first African-American to lead a ship into offensive action.  He was the first African-American to achieve flag rank and eventually Vice Admiral. 

On May 16, 2009, the Navy christened its newest guided-missile destroyer in his name.  In addition to being recognized as a Sailor, Sam Gravely is known for his commitment to education.  An elementary school in Haymarket, Virginia, is named in his honor and memory.

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The VADM Gravely Tuition Assistance Grant program is an academic recognition program for outstanding Sailors enrolled in the Navy College Program for Afloat College Education (NCPACE). 

Grant recipients will be selected annually by the Commanding Officer or his/her designated representative(s). 

Eligibility:

Applicants must be currently pursuing an eligible degree-granting or training program in the United States.  Candidates may be enrolled as distance-learning or online students.

 

Eligible fields include the following:  Any technical or non-technical degree program that leads to an associates, bachelors, or masters degree.


Primary factors considered in the selection process are academic excellence, leadership and financial need.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Seamen/Airmen/Firemen through Petty Officer First Class.
  • Consistent enrollment and participation in the NCPACE program for one year, or time on board if less than one year.
  • Superb academic performance in the NCPACE program in the previous year or time on board if less than one year.

See below for important requirement.


If you have any questions regarding your eligibility, please contact the Educational Foundation via the email below.

Important:

Open to all permanently assigned GRAVELY crewmembers.


Annual nominees must have a minimum of three months on board and no previous disciplinary action; Non-Judicial Punishment (NJP), Executive Officer Inquiry (XOI), Disciplinary Review Board (DRB), or civilian convictions, within the past 12 months of time on board. 


Contact Info:

Name: Norma Corrales
Phone: (703) 631-6149 or (800) 336-4583 ext. 6149
Email


Application:

 

Please check back in February.

Click here to receive an alert when the Gravely scholarship application becomes available.


 

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