Intelligence Community – CAE Study Abroad Scholarship

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Award amount:

  • Up to $3,000.00 for Undergraduate Students
  • Up to $8,000.00 for Graduate Students

The IC CAE’s main goal is to prepare students—by enhancing the critical skills and knowledge deemed essential by the intelligence community—for careers in national security and intelligence. In these fields, an international perspective is crucial for dealing with the variety of issues & challenges that often arise. For this reason, the IC CAE is providing funding for study abroad programs for students who have the goal of working in intelligence and national security. Scholarships will be available for Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.

This competitive scholarship is awarded up to $3,000 for undergraduate students and up to $8,000 for graduate students. It is awarded to students who are interested in careers in national security and intelligence, and it allows students to expand their worldview and gain a diverse international perspective in their studies. This scholarship is interdisciplinary and is open to many courses of study, as long as the course work reflects material that would be beneficial to a future in intelligence and national security. Many skills and areas of expertise are in critical need right now in the security and intelligence communities.

For a full list of Undergraduate and Graduate application requirements please visit:

Deadline: March 30, 2018

How to Apply / Deadline

Apply online starting January 1, 2020.

To apply for a scholarship you must log into, go to the Student Self Service Portal, and click on Scholarship Application.

Students applying must be actively enrolled during the disbursement semester.