Undergraduate Scholarship Program at the Central Intelligence Agency

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Undergraduate Scholarship Program at the Central Intelligence Agency

Wishing to study in the USA and want to get an undergraduate degree then you have a decent chance of getting the Undergraduate Scholarship Program which is presented by the Central Intelligence Agency. This study award is available only for US citizenship.

Funded education is a financial needs-based initiative that offers undergraduate students an unmatched experience in a diverse and inclusive environment.

CIA is to serve as head of the United States intelligence community, act as the principal adviser to the President for intelligence matters related to the national security. It serves as head of the Central Intelligence Agency.

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Who May Eligible

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age by date of application to the scholarship program
  • Financial need as demonstrated by the gross annual household income ceiling up to $70,000 for a family of four or less, and $80,000 for a family of five or more
    • If the applicant has not been listed as a dependent for the previous tax year, the gross annual household income ceiling is $35,000 or less
  • 1000 SAT (new official score scale) or 1500 SAT (old score scale); or 21 ACT score or higher (high school students)
  • Acceptance at a 4-year college/university; or pursuing an undergraduate degree as a full-time student and enrolled in, or planning to take, at least 12 credits per semester
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale for high school and/or college
  • Availability to work at least two 90-day summer tours prior to graduation and willingness to work at CIA full time after graduation

Desired Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have academic excellence in core subjects relating to a college major or desire major
  • Holders should have relevant practical or job experience in your field of interest
  • Proficiency in a foreign language. Languages of interest are listed on our Foreign Language page here
  • Candidates are demonstrated leadership qualities

How to Apply

The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):

  • Cover sheet listing all documents attached
  • SAT or ACT scores (for high school seniors taking the SAT or ACT in the fall, please make note of your test date in your application)
  • Names and ages of all family dependents and proof of gross annual household income. Please provide one of the following documents to prove that you meet the financial requirements of the program
    • Either a copy of your most current Federal Application for Financial Student Aid Form (FAFSA),
    • Or a copy of the most recent W2(s) stating gross annual household income
  • Unofficial academic transcripts (high school and/or college)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Scholarship Program application (PDF)
  • Qualification Supplement (PDF)

Benefit: If selected as a scholarship recipient, you will receive a wide array of benefits, including:

  • Tuition assistance up to $18,000 per the calendar year for tuition, mandatory fees, and books
  • Daily allowance for meals and incidentals during summer tours
  • Reimbursement for transportation costs between school and Washington, DC
  • Annual salary
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Federal retirement plans
  • Paid time off, as well as sick and holiday leave

Application Deadline: Applications are closed for the Undergraduate Scholarship Program is Wednesday, July 31, 2019

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