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Graduate Education

Additional Service Obligation

VGEP

  • Navy: 5 years after completion of master's degree
  • Marine Corps: 3 times the length of the period of education after commissioning

Bowman

  • 5 years after completion of master's degree at Naval Postgraduate School

Civilian-funded Scholarship Program (for study at a civilian institution)

  • Navy: 3 times the number of months of education
  • Marine Corps: 3 times the length of the period of education

Burke (delayed graduate education)

  • Navy: 3 times the number of months of Navy-funded education, up to a maximum of three years
  • Marine Corps: 3 years after completing a 1-year master's degree; 4 years if enrollment in school is longer than one calendar year
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