Al Ponte Graduate Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

July 01, 2018

Awarded By

Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO)

Award Amount

$1,000 annually, non-renewable. Tuition grants will be paid directly to the bursar/registrar of the university concerned. Under NO circumstances will payments be made directly to awardees.


The number of awards offered varies annually. This year, one award will be offered.

Additional Information

The applicant will be considered for each scholarship he/she specifies. If he/she is granted one, he/she will not be considered for others. Occasionally, the AFIO grants scholarships to individuals who received and award in prior years, so previous applicants and/or recipients may reapply. Applications are evaluated by a special AFIO committee. Evaluations will be impressionistic and personal, by committee consensus, and with decisions final. Evaluation criteria may include merit, character, estimated future potential, background (for example, parent's AFIO membership or careers, etc.), and relevance of the applicant's studies to the full spectrum of national security interests and career ambitions. Scholarships will not be awarded to students attending foreign universities or schools not U.S.-accredited, nor to law schools (foreign or domestic).

Deadline Info

Application information is available on the Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO) website. There is no application form necessary to apply for this award. To be considered, the applican ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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