The IC CAE offers funding for students interested in intel careers to travel to academic conferences and present their research. If you have had a research paper accepted to present at a conference on any topic related to intelligence and national security, you are eligible for this award.

Students may apply for awards up to $1000, depending on expenses. Graduate and undergraduate students of all majors are encouraged to apply, but the student’s research topic should reflect interests in areas that are related to a career in intelligence and national security. For a list of degrees and skills that are in critical need for the intelligence community please visit

Applications for this award will be available to submit on a rolling basis. If we close the ability to submit applications, we will it here on this page.


Travel Support Stipend

RequirementsApplicants must provide to
Be a current degree-seeking graduate or undergraduate student at UCF, Seminole State, or Daytona StateA Completed ICCAE Travel Stipend Application
Be a U.S. citizenA resume or CV
A budget of expected travel expenses
An abstract of your research paper
A statement of no more than 200 words regarding how your research relates to your career interests in intelligence or national security
Notice of acceptance from the conference you will be travelling to