Central Intelligence Agency Graduate Scholarship Program

  • Target: The citizens of the United States
  • Benefits: Tuition assistance up to $18,000 per calendar year for tuition, mandatory fees and books
  • Level and Discipline: Graduate degree in any field
  • Host Institution: Any institution – USA
  • Deadline: 31 July every year
Scholarship Description
The CIA Graduate Scholarship Program is a financial needs based initiative that offers graduate students an unmatched experience in a diverse and inclusive environment. Graduate students, serving as scholarship recipients with the CIA, attend an accredited college/university on a full-time basis and work during summer breaks at the CIA.

Award Value
Each winner of this CIA Graduate Scholarship receive benefits as follow:

  • Tuition assistance up to $18,000 per 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

Level and Area of Studies
Graduate degree in any field.

Place of Study
In Washington, DC, USA.

Eligibility and Criteria
All candidates must meet the given criteria as follow:

  • Pursuing a Graduate degree as a full time student and enrolled in, or planning to take, at least 9 credits per semester
  • 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 is a dependent for the previous tax year, the gross annual household income ceiling is $35,000 or less
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Availability to work at least one 90-day summer tour prior to graduation and willingness to work at CIA full time after graduation

Applicants’ Nationality
The U.S citizens may apply this CIA Graduate Scholarship.

Application Instruction
Fully detailed guideline of application procedure are available at the website and application link below.

Submission Deadline
31 Juy annually.

Website and Application Link

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