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MCBUL 1560 FY04 MARINE ENLISTED COMMISSIONING EDUCATION PROGRAM MECEP

Date Signed: 3/3/2003
MARADMINS Number: 086/03

R 031000Z MAR 03
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MARADMIN 086/03
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MCRC//
SUBJ/MCBUL 1560 FY04 MARINE ENLISTED COMMISSIONING EDUCATION PROGRAM
/MECEP//
REF/A/DOC/CMC (ON)/19940816//
REF/B/DOC/CMC (ON)/19900507//
REF/C/DOC/CMC/19990912//
REF/D/DOC/CMC/19951227//
REF/E/DOC/CMC ALMAR194 96//
NARR/REF A IS MCO 1560.15L GOVERNING MECEP. REF B IS MCO
7220.24M SRB PROGRAM. REF C IS MCO P1326.6D SDAMAN
REF D IS MCO P1020.34F MARINE CORPS UNIFORM REGULATIONS.  
REF E MODIFIES REF D.//
POC/BALDWIN/MAJ/TEL:703 784-9446/DSN:278-9446//
RMKS/1.  THE PURPOSE OF THIS BULLETIN IS TO PUBLISH INFORMATION AND
TO SOLICIT APPLICATIONS FOR THE SUBJECT PROGRAM.
2.  IN CASE OF ANY CONFLICT BETWEEN THIS BULLETIN AND REF (A), THIS
BULLETIN TAKES PRECEDENCE.
3.  MECEP IS OPEN TO ALL ACTIVE DUTY ENLISTED MARINES AND MEMBERS OF
THE MARINE CORPS RESERVE ASSIGNED TO THE ACTIVE RESERVE (AR) PROGRAM
WHO MEET THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS OUTLINED IN PAR 4 OF REF (A).
A.  MECEP IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE OUTSTANDING ENLISTED MARINES
THE OPPORTUNITY TO SERVE AS MARINE CORPS OFFICERS.  MARINES
SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETING THE PROGRAM RECEIVE A BACCALAUREATE DEGREE
AND A COMMISSION AS A SECOND LIEUTENANT IN THE MARINE CORPS RESERVE.
B.  MARINE CORPS RECRUITING COMMAND (MCRC) WILL CONVENE A
SELECTION BOARD DURING OCTOBER 2003 TO SELECT PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS.
SELECTION IS BASED ON AN INDIVIDUAL'S POTENTIAL FOR
COMMISSIONED SERVICE AS DEMONSTRATED BY HIS OR HER SERVICE RECORD,
PREVIOUS ACADEMIC RECORD, AND EVIDENCE OF CAREER AND ACADEMIC
SELF-IMPROVEMENT.
C.  ALL MARINES SELECTED FOR PARTICIPATION IN MECEP WILL BE
ASSIGNED TO A NINE-WEEK PREPARATORY SCHOOL AT MCRD SAN DIEGO, CA
PRIOR TO REPORTING TO THEIR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY.
D.  SELECTEES WILL EXTEND OR REENLIST IN ORDER TO HAVE THE
REQUIRED SIX (6) YEARS OF OBLIGATED SERVICE PRIOR TO DEPARTING THEIR
COMMAND.
E.  SELECTEES RECEIVE FULL PAY AND ALLOWANCES, EXCLUDING
PROFICIENCY PAY, WHILE PARTICIPATING IN MECEP.  IF A MARINE APPLYING
FOR MECEP WAS AWARDED A SELECTIVE REENLISTMENT BONUS (SRB) AND IS
ACCEPTED INTO MECEP, SUSPENSION OF SRB OR RECOUPMENT MAY BE
EFFECTED.  ALL APPLICANTS MUST READ AND UNDERSTAND REF (B) AS WELL AS
THE APPROPRIATE 7220 SERIES MARADMIN PERTAINING TO THEIR SRB.  
IN ALL CASES, A STATEMENT ACKNOWLEDGING INELIGIBILITY FOR SRB PAYMENTS
WILL BE INCLUDED IN THE LETTER OF APPLICATION FOR THE PROGRAM.  THE
SUSPENSION WILL BE LIFTED AND BONUS PAID ON A PRORATED BASIS IF THE
MARINE FAILS TO COMPLETE MECEP AND COMPLETES THE ENLISTMENT IN THE
SAME SRB-ELIGIBLE MOS.
F.  PROMOTION OPPORTUNITIES REMAIN UNINTERRUPTED.  THE PAYMENT OF
TUITION AND ALL OTHER ACADEMIC FEES ARE BORNE BY EACH PARTICIPANT.
THE USE OF IN-SERVICE G. I. BILL EDUCATION BENEFITS, THE VETERANS
EDUCATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, THE COLONEL SHORT LOAN PROGRAM, AND
STUDENT LOANS ARE ENCOURAGED.  THE MARINE CORPS TUITION ASSISTANCE
PROGRAM CANNOT BE USED.  THE EDUCATION COST AS WELL AS COST OF
LIVING WHEN ATTENDING SOME UNIVERSITIES CAN BE EXTREME; GIVE DUE
CONSIDERATION TO THESE FACTORS WHEN SELECTING A UNIVERSITY.
G.  SELECTEES WILL TAKE THE MOST EXPEDIENT ROUTE TO RECEIVE A
BACCALAUREATE DEGREE AND EARN A COMMISSION.  ATTENDING GRADUATE
SCHOOL IS NOT AUTHORIZED WHILE ENROLLED IN MECEP.  DEGREES
REQUIRING FIVE YEARS TO COMPLETE; SUCH AS SOME ENGINEERING AND BUSINESS
DEGREES ARE LIKEWISE UNAUTHORIZED.  MECEP STUDENTS WILL MAINTAIN FULL-TIME
STUDENT STATUS WHILE IN THE PROGRAM, AND WILL ATTEND SUMMER SCHOOL WHEN NOT
ATTENDING OFFICER CANDIDATE SCHOOL (OCS).  STUDENTS SHOULD EXPECT TO ATTEND
OCS, QUANTICO, VA FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF THEIR FIRST YEAR IN THE PROGRAM.
4.  APPLICATIONS MUST REACH THE COMMANDING GENERAL, MARINE CORPS
RECRUITING COMMAND (ON), 3280 RUSSELL ROAD, QUANTICO, VA 22134-5103
NO LATER THAN 03 OCTOBER 2003.  APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE THE
COMMANDING OFFICER, XO, OR SGTMAJ E-MAIL ADDRESS.  THE E-MAIL
ADDRESS MUST BE VALID UNTIL MECEP SELECTION BOARD RESULTS ARE
PUBLISHED IN LATE-NOVEMBER.  THIS E-MAIL ADDRESS WILL BE THE PRIMARY
MEANS OF COMMUNICATION BETWEEN MCRC (ON) AND THE APPLICANT'S CHAIN
OF COMMAND.  THE RECEIPT OF ALL APPLICATIONS AND REQUESTS FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION WILL BE MADE THROUGH THIS E-MAIL ADDRESS.  COMMANDING OFFICERS
WILL INITIATE TRACER ACTION, AND/OR RESUBMIT APPLICATIONS IF AN E-MAIL
NOTIFICATION OF PACKAGE RECEIPT HAS NOT ARRIVED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF MAILING.
5.  THE APPLICANT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SUBMISSION OF A COMPLETE PACKAGE
TO INCLUDE ALL TRANSCRIPTS (HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE, IF APPLICABLE),
SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST (SAT) OR AMERICAN COLLEGE TEST (ACT) SCORES,
AND COMPLETED MEDICAL EVALUATION FORMS.  IF SELECTED, APPLICANTS MUST
PROVIDE A LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE TO A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY LISTED IN THIS
BULLETIN TO CG, MCRC (ON) BY 1 APRIL 2004.
6.  APPLICANTS MUST BE AT LEAST 20 YEARS OLD BUT LESS THAN 26
YEARS OLD BY 30 SEPTEMBER 2003.  THE INTENT OF THE UPPER AGE
REQUIREMENT IS TO RECEIVE A COMMISSION BY AGE 30.  APPLICANTS MAY
REQUEST AN AGE WAIVER.
7.  APPLICANTS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO BEGIN APPLYING TO
COLLEGES OR UNIVERSITIES CONCURRENT WITH THEIR MECEP APPLICATION.
IN NO CASE SHOULD AN APPLICANT WAIT UNTIL RELEASE OF SELECTION BOARD
RESULTS BEFORE APPLYING TO THE COLLEGE OF THEIR CHOICE.  THE OPPORTUNITY FOR
ADMISSION MAY BE GREATLY REDUCED AT THAT POINT.
8.  TO MEET COLLEGE ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS, EACH APPLICANT MUST TAKE
THE SAT OR ACT.  THE SAT/ACT SCORES CANNOT BE OLDER THAN 4 YRS AS OF
1 MAY 2003.
A.  TO QUALIFY FOR MECEP, APPLICANTS MUST HAVE A QUALIFYING SCORE
ON EITHER THE SAT/ACT OR THE AFQT SECTION OF THE ARMED SERVICES VOCATIONAL
APTITIUDE BATTERY (ASVAB).  QUALIFYING SCORE FOR THE SAT IS A COMBINED MATH
AND VERBAL SCORE OF 1000 WITH A MINIMUM CATEGORY SCORE OF 400. QUALIFYING
SCORE FOR ACT IS COMBINED ENGLISH AND MATH OF 45. QUALIFYING AFQT SCORE IS 74.
B.  TO ENSURE THAT TEST RESULTS ARE FORWARDED TO CG, MCRC (ON),
CODE 5455 MUST BE ENTERED IN THE BLOCK TITLED, "REPORT TO COLLEGES
AND SCHOLARSHIP SPONSORS" ON THE SAT REGISTRATION FORM.  APPLICANTS
TAKING THE ACT SHOULD USE CODE 0657.
9.  IT IS THE APPLICANT'S RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE TEST SCORES
ARE RECEIVED BY CG, MCRC (ON).  DO NOT ASSUME THE BOARD WILL REVIEW
A PACKAGE UNLESS THE COMMAND HAS RECEIVED A "BOARD READY"
NOTIFICATION VIA E-MAIL FROM MCRC (ON). INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT
BE CONSIDERED BY THE BOARD. ALL MATERIALS ARE DUE TO CG, MCRC (ON) BY
03 OCTOBER 2003.
10.  COMMAND SCREENING AND REVIEW.
A.  THE REPORT OF THE INTERVIEW BOARD, ENCL (1) OF THE
APPLICATION, SHOULD INCLUDE SPECIFIC AND SUBSTANTIVE COMMENTS ON THE
APPLICANT'S PROVEN LEADERSHIP ABILITY AND POTENTIAL FOR COMMISSIONED
SERVICE.
B.  PFT SCORE IS A KEY COMPONENT OF THE SELECTION PROCESS SERVING AS AN INDICATOR
OF INITIATIVE, DESIRE, AND THE ABILITY TO SCHEDULE AND PRIORITIZE.  AT A MINIMUM,
APPLICANTS MUST HAVE A FIRST CLASS PFT. REPORT PFT SCORE LISTING EACH EVENT,
BOTH BY RAW SCORE AND POINT VALUE.
C.  UPON SELECTION FOR MECEP, SELECTEES WILL ENCOUNTER MANY NEW
FINANCIAL BURDENS INVOLVED WITH EDUCATION.  COMMANDING OFFICERS ARE
STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO USE THE FINANCIAL WORKSHEET FOUND IN APPENDIX (F) OF
REF (C) AND DISCUSS THE APPLICANT'S PLAN FOR PAYING EDUCATION EXPENSES.  
WHEN COMPLETING THE COMMANDING OFFICER'S FINANCIAL WORKSHEET.  A STATEMENT
REGARDING THE COMPLETION OF THE FINANCIAL COUNSELING SHALL BE INCLUDED IN THE
COMMANDING OFFICER'S ENDORSEMENT.
D.  COMMANDING OFFICERS MUST INCLUDE THE REQUIREMENTS STATED IN PAR 7
OF REF (A).
E.  THE MARINE CORPS TAKES A CONSERVATIVE APPROACH TO PERSONAL
APPEARANCE.  UNIFORM REGULATIONS STRESS THAT PERSONAL APPEARANCE IS
TO BE CONSERVATIVE AND COMMENSURATE WITH THE HIGH STANDARDS
TRADITIONALLY ASSOCIATED WITH THE MARINE CORPS.  NO ECCENTRICITIES
IN DRESS OR APPEARANCE ARE PERMITTED BECAUSE THEY DETRACT FROM
UNIFORMITY AND TEAM IDENTITY.
F.  PER REF (D), AS AMENDED BY REF (E), THE MARINE CORPS UNIFORM
REGULATIONS PROHIBIT TATTOOS OR BRANDS ON THE NECK AND THE HEAD.
ADDITIONALLY, ANY TATTOO THAT IS GANG, RACIST, SEXIST, OR DRUG
RELATED IS PROHIBITED.  IN OTHER AREAS OF THE BODY, TATTOOS OR BRANDS
THAT ARE PREJUDICIAL TO GOOD ORDER, DISCIPLINE, AND MORALE, OR ARE OF
A NATURE TO BRING DISCREDIT UPON THE MARINE CORPS, ARE ALSO
PROHIBITED.  TATTOOS, BODY PIERCING, AND NON-DENTAL TOOTH CROWNS ARE
CONSIDERED BODY ART AND COMMANDERS ARE TASKED WITH UPHOLDING CURRENT
REGULATIONS REGARDING ECCENTRIC APPEARANCE.
G.  FOUR CRITERIA WILL BE USED TO EVALUATE TATTOOS AND BRANDS TO
ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH MARINE CORPS STANDARDS.  THESE CRITERIA ARE
CONTENT, LOCATION, SIZE, AND EFFECT OF ASSOCIATING THE MARINE CORPS
AND THE MARINE CORPS UNIFORM WITH THE TATTOO OR BRAND.
H.  IN ORDER FOR THE SELECTION BOARD TO EVALUATE TATTOOS AND
BRANDS, THE MARINE MUST PROVIDE APPROPRIATE COLOR PHOTOS WHICH
CLEARLY IDENTIFY THE TATTOO OR BRAND, ALONG WITH A DESCRIPTION
DETAILING LOCATION, SIZE, AND NUMBER OF TATTOOS.  USE COMMON SENSE
AND GOOD TASTE IN SUBMITTING TATTOO PHOTOS.  COMMANDERS MUST SCREEN
ALL TATTOOS TO ENSURE THEY MEET THE ABOVE CRITERIA.  THE COMMANDER
MUST STATE IN THE FIRST ENDORSEMENT, "I HAVE VIEWED THE APPLICANT'S
TATTOOS OR BRANDS (PHOTO AND/OR DESCRIPTION) AND THEY ARE WITHIN THE
MARINE CORPS STANDARDS PER THE MARINE CORPS UNIFORM REGULATIONS."
11.  REQUEST FOR WAIVERS OF ANY ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS CONTAINED
IN PAR 4 OF REF (A) WILL BE CONSIDERED ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS, AND
MUST BE ADDRESSED IN DETAIL IN THE COMMANDING OFFICER'S ENDORSEMENT
WITH SPECIFIC RATIONALE FOR GRANTING THE WAIVER.
12.  COMMANDING OFFICERS WILL ENSURE THAT THE CONTENTS OF THIS
BULLETIN ARE BROUGHT TO THE ATTENTION OF ALL ELIGIBLE MARINES IN
THEIR COMMAND.
13.  THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES OPEN TO
MECEP PARTICIPANTS.  THE SCHOOL NAMES IN PARENTHESIS ON THE LIST HAVE
"CROSSTOWN" AGREEMENTS WITH THE HOST SCHOOL LISTED DIRECTLY ABOVE.
THE STUDENT ATTENDS NAVAL SCIENCE CLASSES AND DRILL AT THE HOST
SCHOOL.  CLOSE COORDINATION WITH THE MARINE OFFICER INSTRUCTOR AT THE
SCHOOL OF CHOICE IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED.  THE COST AT SOME
UNIVERSITIES CAN EXCEED $20,000 PER YEAR.  SCHOOLS WITH AN ASTERISK
NEXT TO THEIR NAME HAVE IN-STATE TUITION GREATER THAN $10,000 PER
YEAR.  SUBMIT REQUESTS FOR ATTENDANCE AT ANY SCHOOL WITH TUITION
THAT EXCEEDS $10,000 PER YEAR TO MCRC (ON) AFTER PUBLICATION OF
SELECTION BOARD RESULTS.  IF, WHILE ATTENDING SCHOOL, THE MARINE
CANNOT MEET FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS, DISENROLLMENT RESULTS.
UNIV OF ARIZONA, TUSCON, AZ
(PIMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
AUBURN UNIV
*BOSTON UNIVERSITY
(*BOSTON COLLEGE)
(*NORTHEASTERN UNIV)
UNIV OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
(*STANFORD UNIV)
(UNIV OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS)
(CALIFORNIA MARITIME ACADEMY)
UNIV OF CALIFORNIA AT LOS ANGELES
*CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV
(*DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
(UNIV OF PITTSBURGH)
THE CITADEL
*COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS
(*WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE)
(WORCESTER STATE COLLEGE)
UNIV OF COLORADO
(UNIV OF COLORADO AT DENVER)
(*REGIS UNIVERSITY)
*CORNELL UNIV
*DUKE UNIV
EMBRY RIDDLE
FLORIDA A&M UNIV
(FLORIDA STATE UNIV)
(TALLAHASSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
UNIV OF FLORIDA
*GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV
(HOWARD UNIV)
(*GEORGETOWN UNIV)
(UNIV OF MARYLAND AT COLLEGE PARK)
(*CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA)
GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECH
(GEORGIA STATE UNIV)
(SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY)
HAMPTON UNIV
UNIV OF IDAHO, MOSCOW, ID
(LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE)
(WASHINGTON STATE UNIV)
UNIV OF ILLINOIS, CHAMPAIGN, IL
(PARKLAND COLLEGE)
*ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECH
(UNIV OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO)
IOWA STATE UNIV, AMES, IA
*JACKSONVILLE UNIV, JACKSONVILLE, FL
(UNIV OF NORTH FLORIDA)
(FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT JACKSONVILLE)
UNIV OF KANSAS, LAWRENCE, KS
(BAKER UNIVERSITY)
(WASHBURN UNIVERSITY)
MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY
(UNIV OF MAINE AT ORONO)
(HUSSON COLLEGE)
*MARQUETTE UNIV
(MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING)
*MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECH
(*HARVARD)
(*TUFTS)
UNIV OF MEMPHIS
(CHRISTIAN BROTHERS UNIVERSITY)
MIAMI (OHIO) UNIV
UNIV OF MICHIGAN, ANN ARBOR, MI
(EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIV)
UNIV OF MINNESOTA, MINNEAPOLIS, MN
(*MACALESTER COLLEGE)
(*UNIV OF ST. THOMAS)
UNIV OF MISSISSIPPI, OXFORD, MS
UNIV OF MISSOURI, COLUMBIA, MO
(COLUMBIA COLLEGE)
MOREHOUSE COLLEGE
(CLARK ATLANTA UNIV)
(MORRIS BROWN COLLEGE)
(SPELMAN COLLEGE)
UNIV OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, NE
UNIV OF NEW MEXICO, ALBUQUERQUE, NM
NORFOLK STATE
UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA
NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIV
*NORTHWESTERN UNIV
(*LOYOLA UNIV)
*NORWICH UNIV
*UNIV OF NOTRE DAME
(INDIANA UNIVERSITY AT SOUTH BEND)
(*ST MARY'S COLLEGE)
OHIO STATE UNIV, COLUMBUS, OH
OLD DOMINION UNIV
UNIV OF OKLAHOMA, NORMAN, OK
OREGON STATE UNIV, CORVALLIS, OR
*UNIV OF PENNSYLVANIA, PHILADELPHIA, PA
(*DREXEL UNIV)
(TEMPLE UNIV)
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV, UNIVERSITY PARK, PA
PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIV
PURDUE UNIV
*RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
(*UNION COLLEGE)
(RUSSELL SAGE COLLEGE)
*RICE UNIV
(UNIV OF HOUSTON)
(HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY)
*UNIV OF ROCHESTER
(*ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY)
(STATE UNIV OF NEW YORK MARITIME COLLEGE BROCKPORT, NY)
SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY
(CAL STATE SAN MARCOS)
(*POINT LOMA NAZARENE COLLEGE)
UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO
(UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT SAN DIEGO)
SAVANNAH STATE UNIVERSITY
(ARMSTRONG STATE UNIVERSITY)
UNIV OF SOUTH CAROLINA, COLUMBIA, SC
UNIV OF SOUTH FLORIDA
STATE UNIV OF NEW YORK MARITIME COLLEGE
(*FORDHAM UNIV)
(MOLLOY COLLEGE)
SOUTHERN A&M UNIV BATON ROGUE
(LOUISIANA STATE UNIV)
(UNIV OF LOUISIANA)
(BATON ROUGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
*UNIV OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
TEXAS A&M UNIV
(TEXAS A&M UNIV, GALVESTON, TX)
UNIV OF TEXAS, AUSTIN, TX
(HUSTON-TILLOTSON COLLEGE)
*TULANE UNIV
(DILLARD UNIV)
(UNIV OF NEW ORLEANS)
(*LOYOLA UNIV)
(XAVIER UNIV)
UNIV OF UTAH, SALT LAKE CITY, UT
(WEBER STATE UNIV)
(*WESTMINSTER COLLEGE)
*VANDERBILT UNIV
(TENNESSEE STATE UNIV)
(BELLMONT UNIVERSITY)
*VILLANOVA UNIV
VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE
(MARY BALDWIN COLLEGE)
VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
(RADFORD UNIVERSITY)
UNIV OF VIRGINIA
UNIV OF WASHINGTON
(*SEATTLE UNIV)
UNIV OF WISCONSIN, MADISON, WI
14.  THE FOLLOWING FORMAT WILL BE USED FOR APPLICATIONS:
FROM:  APPLICANT'S GRADE, NAME, SSN, MOS, COMPONENT
TO:    COMMANDING GENERAL, MARINE CORPS RECRUITING COMMAND (ON)
VIA:   CHAIN OF COMMAND (CO, BN, REG, DIV, ETC.)
SUBJ:  APPLICATION FOR CONSIDERATION FOR THE MARINE CORPS ENLISTED
      COMMISSIONING EDUCATION PROGRAM (MECEP)
REF:   (A) MCO 1560.15L
      (B) APPROPRIATE SRB MARADMIN AND OR SRB ORDER
ENCL:  (1) REPORT OF INTERVIEW BOARD
      (2) REPORT OF MEDICAL EXAMINATION (DD FORM 2808) IN DUPLICATE
      (3) REPORT OF MEDICAL HISTORY (DD FORM 2807-1) IN DUPLICATE
      (4) HANDWRITTEN STATEMENT
      (5) CERTIFIED COPY OF NAVMC 118 (3)
      (6) CERTIFIED COPY OF NAVMC 118 (11)
      (7) CERTIFIED COPY OF NAVMC 118 (12)
      (8) CERTIFIED COPY OF MCTFS EDUCATION RECORD (TEDU)
      (9) CERTIFIED COPY OF MCTFS AWARDS PAGE (AWDS)
      (10) CERTIFIED COPY OF RECORD OF SERVICE
      (11) CERTIFIED COPY OF BIR/BTR/TEST SCORE PAGE
      (12) SAILOR/MARINE AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION REGISTRY
           TRANSCRIPTS (SMART)
      (13) EDUCATION OFFICERS ACADEMIC EVALUATION SHEET
      (14) LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
      (15) DATA SHEET
      (16) CERTIFIED COPIES OF ALL EDUCATIONAL TRANSCRIPTS
      (17) FULL-LENGTH PHOTOGRAPH (IF NOT SUBMITTED DIGITALLY)
      (18) PICTURES AND EXPLANATION OF TATTOOS (IF APPLICABLE)
1.  PER REFERENCE (A), I REQUEST CONSIDERATION FOR THE MARINE CORPS
ENLISTED COMMISSIONING EDUCATION PROGRAM.
2.  PER REFERENCE (B) I UNDERSTAND THAT WHILE ASSIGNED TO MECEP, I
WILL BE REQUIRED TO FORFEIT ELIGIBILITY AND SUBSEQUENT PAYMENT OF
THE SELECTIVE REENLISTMENT BONUS (SRB) IF QUALIFIED TO REENLIST
UNDER THAT PROGRAM. HOWEVER, IF I HAVE REENLISTED PRIOR TO APPLYING
FOR MECEP AND HAVE BEEN AUTHORIZED AN SRB FOR MY CURRENT ENLISTMENT,
I UNDERSTAND THAT IF SELECTED FOR MECEP MY SRB AND MY SRB PAYMENTS
WILL BE SUSPENDED UNTIL COMMISSIONING OR DISENROLLMENT. UPON
COMMISSIONING MY SRB PAYMENTS WILL BE TERMINATED. IF DISENROLLED,
I UNDERSTAND THAT I WILL STILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE REMAINING SRB
PAYMENTS IF ASSIGNED IN THE SRB MOS.
3.  UPON ACCEPTANCE TO MECEP, I AGREE TO EXTEND OR REENLIST PRIOR
TO DEPARTING MY COMMAND IN ORDER TO HAVE SIX YEARS OF OBLIGATED
SERVICE.  I FURTHER AGREE TO REENLIST OR EXTEND TO RE-ACQUIRE
A SIX-YEAR OBLIGATION AT THE END OF MY SECOND YEAR OF STUDIES IN
ORDER TO MAINTAIN A MINIMUM FOUR-YEAR OBLIGATION.  I UNDERSTAND THAT
UPON ASSIGNMENT TO MECEP AND EXECUTION OF PCSO TO MY INTENDED DUTY
STATION I WILL NOT BE PERMITTED ANY FURTHER PCS MOVES UNTIL I AM EITHER
COMMISSIONED OR DISENROLLED FROM MECEP.  I ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT UPON
GRADUATION AND COMMISSIONING, I WILL BE REQUIRED TO SERVE FOUR YEARS
OF ACTIVE COMMISSIONED SERVICE.
4.  IMMEDIATELY AFTER PUBLICATION, I AGREE TO SUBMIT A COPY OF MY
GRADES FOR EACH SEMESTER OR QUARTER TO THE MARINE OFFICER
INSTRUCTOR.  I UNDERSTAND THAT MY GRADES ARE FORWARDED TO THE
COMMANDING GENERAL, MARINE CORPS RECRUITING COMMAND (ON).
I UNDERSTAND THAT FAILURE TO DO SO MAY RESULT IN DISENROLLMENT.
5.  ENCLOSURES (1) THROUGH (18) ARE SUBMITTED AS REQUIRED BY REF (A).
SIGNATURE OF APPLICANT
15.  ENCLOSURE (15) OF THE APPLICATION WILL USE THE FOLLOWING FORMAT:
DATA SHEET
    1) LAST NAME, FIRST NAME, MIDDLE INITIAL
    2) SSN/PRIMARY MOS
    3) RANK
    4) DATE OF RANK
    5) UNITED STATES CITIZEN (Y/N)
    6) DUAL CITIZENSHIP (Y/N)
IF YES, EXPLAIN ON SEPARATE SHEET
    7) SECURITY INVESTIGATION CODE
    8) RACE/ETHNIC CODE
    10) LEGAL RESIDENCE
    11) MILITARY ADDRESS
    12) MILITARY ADDRESS
    13) WORK PHONE (DSN/COMMERCIAL)
    14) E-MAIL ADDRESS
    15) PFT SCORE (LIST EACH EVENT SEPARATELY)
16.  THIS BULLETIN IS CANCELLED 30 JUNE 2004.
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