CWMD Graduate Fellowship Program


Eligibility Criteria

The CWMD Graduate Fellowship Program welcomes applications from:

  • uniformed personnel in the grades of WO2–WO5 and O-3–O-6.
  • DoD civilians in the grades of GS-9–GS-15.
  • Non-DoD personnel who are of equivalent ranks to those listed above and are able to provide their own funding. DoD funding is limited to DoD personnel only.

Applicants must:

  • possess a bachelor degree.
  • possess a final DoD SECRET clearance.
  • secure the permission and support of their supervisory chain to depart their workplace in time to:
    • depart work in time to attend classes at 6:00 p.m. (Eastern Time), either in person at the MSU campus in Fairfax, Virginia and the NDU campus in Washington, D.C. or remotely.
    • attend the CWMD Fellows Colloquium conducted at NDU, as follows:
      • First-year students will attend a week-long colloquium session during the week of [Dates TBD]. Attendance at this entire week is mandatory. Failure to attend this week-long session in its entirety will result in dismissal from the CWMD Graduate Fellowship Program.
      • Second-year students will attend monthly colloquium sessions, typically held on Friday afternoons, throughout the academic year.