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Navy file photo of Rear Adm. Samuel Eliot Morison, USNR
Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C. (Jan. 21, 1953) Navy file photo of Rear Adm. Samuel Eliot Morison, USNR, the eminent naval and maritime historian and Pulitzer prize winning author. The director of naval history has established the Samuel Eliot Morison Naval History Scholarship Program to promote the development of a broad understanding of naval history within the American national experience. This scholarship provides a $5,000 cash award to a selected active duty commissioned officer of the U.S. Navy or U.S. Merchant Marine Corps with demonstrated leadership potential, high academic qualifications and whom is already pursuing graduate study in history, international relations, or a related field. The award will help pay for expenses related to research, travel and the purchase of books or other educational materials. (RELEASED)

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