Army Staff Sgt. Richard S. Eaton, Jr. Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 31

Friday
Awarded By:

Lint Center for National Security Studies

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  3. Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at time of application.
  4. Must be studying in a field related to alliance building, counterintelligence, cultural understanding, and/or national security.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are studying in fields related to alliance building, counterintelligence, cultural understanding, and national security.

Application requirements for the Army Staff Sgt. Richard S. Eaton, Jr. Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • SAT/ACT scores
  • Additional Materials
  • Recommendation letter
Additional Information: This scholarship is dedicated in honor of Staff Sgt. Richard Eaton, a United States Army Counterintelligence Special Agent and Bronze Star recipient who died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on Aug. 12, 2003. Scholarship winners will receive the opportunity to have a mentor from the counterintelligence or national security profession sponsored by The Lint Center for National Security Studies, Inc.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 31

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 31

Applications are available online on the Lint Center website. In addition to a completed application, the student must submit the following: a 600- to 800-word essay explaining one of the goals or concepts of the Lint Center, especially as it relates to counterintelligence, national security, alliance building, and/or national defense (essay hints are available online at www.lintcenter.org/2008/essay-ideas.html); a signed request indicating whether or not the student consents to having his/her essay published on the Lint Center website; a photograph of himself/herself; a one-page personal essay that discusses what makes him/her the right recipient for this scholarship and helps the scholarship committee better understand him/her; a resume (optional); proof of acceptance and enrollment at an accredited four-year college or university; high school or university transcript(s) that include cumulative grade point average and SAT and/or ACT scores; copies of any special academic awards; and a faculty/supervisor recommendation letter that comments on his/her role in counterintelligence, national security, alliance building and national defense activity, his/her level of involvement, the quality of his/her work, and any other information that would be of interest to the scholarship committee. The completed application package should be submitted with the online application form. Hard copy applications will be accepted, but digital submission is preferred.
Contact: Timothy Coleman
Address: 4803 Atlas Cedar Way Aberdeen, Maryland 21001

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