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Doctoral Studies

FY20 Doctoral Studies Program

The Doctoral Studies Program provides advanced education opportunities to top community talent in order to meet the Navy's highest priority validated requirements.  Community panels will select participants from the pool of applicants to complete their Doctorate degree at Naval Postgraduate School. Opportunities available are:

 

​Curriculum Subspecialty ​Designators
​Electrical Systems Engineering 5300 ​1810, 14XX
​Combat Systems 5700 14XX
​Oceanography Operational Sciences 6402 1800
​Meteorology Operational Sciences ​6403 1800
 

 

Those selected must be available to start their studies no later than September 2020. 

Those interested must submit applications to both Navy Personnel Command and Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). 

Applications for community selection must be prepared in accordance with OPNAVINST 1520.23C, enclosure (4).  The deadline for submission is August 16, 2019.  Members must contact their detailer to discuss their eligibility for the program and request the detailer statement discussed in the instruction.  Completed packages can be submitted by AMRDEC SAFE or encrypted email to pers-440_submit.fct@navy.mil, or standard mail.  Those sending encrypted emails are strongly encouraged to establish two-way, digitally signed email communication with the account in order to ensure attached files can be decrypted.  Standard mail must be received by the deadline, and can be sent to:

Navy Personnel Command
Customer Service Center
FY20 Doctoral Studies Program Screening Board (PERS-443)
5720 Integrity Drive
Millington, TN, 38055-4330

To complete the NPS application, please visit https://my.nps.edu/web/admissions/apply1.  Requirements for applying can be found at https://my.nps.edu/web/admissions/doctoral. Please refer questions about the NPS applications to applications@nps.edu

 

 
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