Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy (ES) is focused on national security studies, strategic leadership, economics, and strategy and logistics. The program also includes a capstone study of industry that requires development of a strategic perspective on the U.S. and global industrial base, and its role in supporting the resource requirements of national security.
The following criteria must be met by individuals to be eligible to attend:
Eisenhower School - GS 14 or higher
Applicants must have earned at least a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Any individual who has completed a degree under a Department of Homeland Security Graduate Academic Program within the last three years will not be eligible to apply.
Federal employees who have been with DHS for at least one year at the time the application is due are eligible to apply. Employees must have achieved at least a “Meets Expectations” or equivalent on their last review, and must be in good standing.
All applicants should have some leadership experience, and desire to move into a senior leadership position within DHS. These individuals will have experience in developing and implementing strategy and policy; have some level of experience in joint or interagency activities; and wish to expand their critical thinking skills.
Secret (Applicants must have the required final security clearance to participate. Security clearance must be current at the time of nomination and remain current throughout the academic year.)
|Timeframe: August 2016 to May 2017||FY16 courses are awaiting funding approval.|
A selection panel will review the application packages of all eligible nominees. Candidates will be notified by record message traffic of their selection. (Alternates will be selected to attend the program in the event a primary candidate cannot attend.)
Tuition and fees are funded through arrangements between DHS and the
Department of Defense. Travel, lodging, and per diem cost will be paid
by Coast Guard Headquarters (AFC 56 "C" school account).
Participants will be required to sign a Continuing Service Agreement if
selected to participate to attend a school. The service obligation for
the Department of Defense Senior Service Schools is 30 months.
For further information visit the ES website.