The Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) is pleased to announce the National Training & Simulation Association (NTSA) Annual RADM Fred Lewis, Leonard P. Gollobin, and Certified Modeling and Simulation Professional (CMSP) Postgraduate Scholarships. These awards are offered at a Masters level in the amount of $5,000 and at a Doctoral level in the amount of $10,000. If suitable candidates for one level are not identified, funds may be combined to provide two awards at the same level of study.
- This scholarship honors Mr. Leonard P. Gollobin, a leader in scientific initiatives that enhanced defense systems and military capabilities.
- The scholarship aims to provide financial assistance to students pursuing advanced degrees with a focus on strengthening national security.
- Engineering (Modeling, Simulation, and/or Training Related; Systems Engineering)
- Operations Research/Systems Analysis/Mathematics
- Distance Learning Methodologies
- Human Factors (Psychology or Engineering)
- Instructional Design and Training Methodology
- Computer Science and/or Information Sciences
- The applicant must have a stated interest and career goal in the Modeling & Simulation, Training, and/or Education Industry.
- The award will be based on student merit as determined from the submitted application documents.
Condition of Award
- The scholarship must be used for education expenses (tuition, books, fees, and room and board) and is subject to the established procedures/policies of the applicant's institution. Funds must be disbursed by the school; funds will not be transferred directly to the student.
- Applicant must be enrolled full-time at the time of being awarded the scholarship.
- Applicant must be available to attend I/ITSEC.
- If the successful applicant terminates their graduate studies and there are remaining funds, the institution will retain such funds for award to another student of their choice following the above eligibility guidelines.
- The successful applicant will prepare an abstract and, if approved, a paper to be presented at I/ITSEC in the respective area of study one year after completion of the degree program or within three years of scholarship receipt, whichever occurs first.
- Those awarded the CMSP Scholarship must complete the CMSP exam within six (6) years.
- Graduate students who are fully funded with other scholarships or grants are not eligible to receive NTSA funds.
- Graduate students who are partially funded are eligible to receive NTSA funds on a case-by-case basis.
- Complete the scholarship application with the necessary information and documentation.
- Ensure all required materials are submitted before the application deadline.
NTSA administers this scholarship with the intent to provide financial support for those seeking advanced degrees and a path to leverage their commitment to strengthen our nation's security.