Fellowships, Legislative Fellowships, Internships, Scholarships, Training-With- Industry (TWI), and Grants Provided to DoD or DoD Personnel for Education and Training
|Publication Date:||12 October 2016|
PURPOSE. This instruction:
a. In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.02 (Reference (a)), reissues DoD Instruction (DoDI) 1322.06 (Reference (b)) to establish policy, assign responsibilities, and provide procedures for DoD personnel to accept fellowships, legislative fellowships, internships, scholarships, TWI, grants, or rotational assignments, exchange tours for training from federal agencies, corporations, foundations, funds, or educational institutions organized and operated primarily for scientific, literary, educational, and training purposes.
b. Implements policy in accordance with sections 2013 and 2603 of Title 10, United States Code (U.S.C.) (Reference (c)); chapter 41 of Title 5, U.S.C.(Reference (d)); section 1104 of Public Law 109-364 (Reference (e)); DoDD 1344.10 (Reference (f)); and DoD 5500.07-R (Reference (g)).
c. Incorporates and cancels Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs (ASD(LA)) Memorandum (Reference (h)).
APPLICABILITY. This instruction:
a. Applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this instruction as the "DoD Components").
b. Does not apply to DoD personnel who are:
(1) Detailed to duty outside the DoD pursuant to DoDI 1000.17 (Reference (i)).
(2) Service members pursuing or having obtained a graduate degree in accordance with DoDI 1322.10 (Reference (j)).
(3) Service members participating in the Secretary of Defense Corporate Fellows Program in accordance with DoDI 1322.23 (Reference (k)) or Graduate Professional Medical Education Programs.
(4) Service members participating in the Education and Employment Initiative and Operation WARFIGHTER in accordance with DoDI 1300.25 (Reference (l)).
c. Does not apply to fellowships, internships, scholarships, and grants pursued by DoD personnel in their personal capacities.