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Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Scholarship Program
Close Date: Friday, June 18, 2021 Award: Tuition assistance, internship opportunities, and full-time work upon college graduation
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Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • High School Diploma or GED; Bachelor's; Current Student OR
  • Full-time student enrolled in graduate program of study
  • 18 years of age by date of application to the scholarship program
  • Must be a U.S. citizen

Scholarship Award:

The CIA offers financial needs-based scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students. In addition to a year-round salary, scholarship recipients will get up to $25,000 in tuition assistance per calendar year. All recipients must be either entering or attending an accredited university.


  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Undergraduate students must work at least one, and preferably two, 90-day session(s) at CIA before graduating
  • Graduate students must work at least one 90-day tour at CIA before graduating
  • After graduation, all scholarship recipients must work at CIA for a period of 1.5 years per year of paid scholarship received

Students must go through CIA medical and security process. Interested in CIA scholarship programs? The Agency accepts applications from March 1 – June 18 for the summer of the following year.

To apply, please visit the NSHSS Partners Page

Deadline to apply: June 18, 2021