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MSGID/GENADMIN/CG TECOM QUANTICO VA//
SUBJ/FISCAL YEAR 2020 FELLOWSHIP, SCHOLARSHIP, AND SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM REVIEW BOARD WORKING GROUP (FSSRB-WG)//
REF/A/MSGID: DOC/MROC WASHINGTON DC/08SEP2004//
REF/B/MSGID: DOC/CMC WASHINGTON DC/17JUL2019//
REF/C/MSGID: DOC/MCO 5311.1E//
REF/D/MSGID: DOC/MCO 1524.1//
NARR/REF A IS MARINE REQUIREMENTS OVERSIGHT COUNCIL DECISION MEMO 63-2004, EDUCATION TASK FORCE YEAR OUT REPORT, WHICH ESTABLISHED THE FELLOWSHIP, SCHOLARSHIP, AND SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM REVIEW BOARD. REF B IS THE 38TH COMMANDANTS PLANNING GUIDANCE. REF C IS TOTAL FORCE STRUCTURE PROCESS. REF D IS THE MARINE CORPS GRADUATE EDUCATION PROGRAM ORDER//
POC/ROLANDO MEDINA/MAJOR/UNIT: EDCOM-MCU/-/TEL: (703) 432-4866/EMAIL: ROLANDO.MEDINA@USMCU.EDU//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. This MARADMIN announces the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Fellowship, Scholarship, and Special Education Program (SEP) Review Board (FSSRB) Working Group (WG), designates WG assignments, and tasks appropriate departments and commands to provide input and support to the FSSRB-WG.
1.A. Per reference (a), the FY 2019 FSSRB met on 22 to 23 January 2019 to validate existing billets and requirements. It recommended establishing an associated WG as a standing group to convene annually or on-call. The FY 2020 FSSRB-WG will meet 13 to 14 November 2019 to evaluate the utility of and prioritize approximately 75 Fellowships and approximately 400 Graduate Education Program (formerly referred to as SEP/Advanced Degree Program) billets. Regional Affairs Officers and Foreign Area Officers, foreign professional military education, and scholarship programs will not be included in this FSSRB-WG but will be reviewed at a later date.
1.B. WG members will begin initial coordination 1 October 2019 on a virtual platform in order to conduct initial program reviews in advance of the FY 2020 FSSRB-WG. Further coordination for this effort will be conducted separately.
2.A. FSSRB-WG. Per references (a) through (d):
2.A.1. President, Marine Corps University will host and assign a meeting Chair for the FY 2020 FSSRB-WG.
2.A.2. Evaluate the utility of all Fellowships and the Marine Corps Graduate Education Program Order (MCGEP) assignments with respect to institutional costs to the Marine Corps and return on investment.
2.B. Commands/Departments (CMD/DEPT) listed below are asked to assign a major/lieutenant colonel or civilian equivalent for the WG. Occupational Field managers, program managers, and members from the FY 2019 FSSRB are preferred. More than one member may be assigned to the WG if desired. Provide name(s) and contact information to the point of contact (POC) no later than 15 September 2019 (Read in two columns: CMD/DEPT and Fellow/SEP Military Occupational Specialty):
CMD/DEPT Fellow/SEP MOS
TECOM 8802 Education Officer
EDCOM CMC Fellows
NPS Senior Service Representative
USNA 8803 Leadership Training Specialists
8820 Aeronautical Engineer
8826 Ordnance Systems Engineer
PP&O Interagency Fellows Program
8866 Space Operations
8870 Special Operations
I&L Logistics Fellows
3006 Contingency Contracting
8831 Environmental Engineer Management
8862 Materiel Management
M&RA Domestic Scholars / Immediate Graduate Education Program
8840 Manpower Management
MCSC 8824 Electronics Engineer
PR 8844 Financial Management
8852 Defense Systems Analysis
I/C4 8834 Technical Information Operations
8846 Data Systems Specialist
8848 Data Systems Management
8858 Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence
CD&I 8825 Modeling and Simulations
8850 Operational Analyst
JA 44XX JA Masters
CD 4505 Communications Strategist
3. Officers with current or previous Fellowship and MCGEP experience are encouraged to provide comments and recommendations to the overall POC.
4. Release authorized by Major General William F. Mullen III, Commanding General, Training and Education Command.//