The eligibility requirements and selection criteria
varies for the different colleges. Refer to the Catalog
of Navy Training Courses (CANTRAC), NAVEDTRA
10500, volume II; and other appropriate references for
requirements and application procedures for a specific
What is the purpose of Junior and Senior Service
The Navy puts great emphasis on professional
development. The competition for these professional
development programs is keen. The ESO should help
an applicant choose the program that he or she is most
qualified for. Applicants who are not selected the first
time should continue to apply for programs. The
educational and advancement opportunities in the
Navy are almost unlimited.
REFERENCES USED TO DEVELOP
Admission Policies and Procedures for the School of
Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the
Health Sciences, SECNAVINST 1500.8, Office of
the Secretary of the Navy, Washington, D.C.,
College Degree Program, BUPERSINST 1520.106,
Bureau of Naval Personnel, Washington, D.C.,
Law Education Program, SECNAVINST 1520.7E,
Office of the Secretary of the Navy, Washington,
Management of the Defense Foreign Language
Program, OPNAVINST 1550.7B, Headquarters
Departments of the Army, the Navy, and the Air
Force, Washington, D.C., 1987.
Management of the Defense Language Program,
CNETINST 1550.9C, Chief of Naval Education
and Training, Pensacola, Fla., 1996.
The Naval Academy Information Program (NAIP),
OPNAVINST 1531.2B, Office of the Chief of
Naval Operations, Washington, D.C., 1990.
Naval Military Personnel Manual (MILPERSMAN),
NAVPERS 15560C, Naval Military Personnel
Command, Washington, D.C., 1998.
White House Fellows Program , BUPERSINST
1560.20E, Bureau of Naval Personnel Command,
Washington, D.C., 1997.
Nomination of Candidates for the Naval
Academy Naval Academy Preparatory School
Program, OPNAVINST 1531.4F, Office of the Chief
of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C., 1992.
Nominations to the U.S. Naval Academy for Children
of Members of the Armed Forces, Including
Reserves, Active, Retired, Disabled or Deceased,
OPNAVINST 1531.5B, Office of the Chief of
Naval Operations, Washington, D.C., 1991.
Inservice Procurement Program (IPP) For Appointment
in the Active Duty Medical Service Corps and the
Inactive Duty Physician Assistance Chief Warrant
Officer to Medical Service Corps Conversion
Program, BUPERSINST 1131.2, Bureau of Naval
Personnel, Washington, D.C., 1994.