Applications for the 2020/2021 Academic Year are now CLOSED.
Congratulations to this year's recipients!

Applications for the Fall 2021/Spring 2022 semesters will open December 18, 2020.
Watch this website for updated information.

The deadline to apply will be February 28, 2021.

 Students who have previously received a Foundation Scholarship or Skilled Trades Award are NOT eligible to apply again.

To apply, students must:

  1. Be a graduating high school senior or college student pursuing a 4-year undergraduate college degree at an accredited 2 or 4-year college/university in the U.S.
  2. Have a cumulative UNWEIGHTED GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 grading scale. Academic transcript is required. College students must use their college transcript.
  3. Be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident enrolled as a full-time college student (taking at least 12 credit hours per semester.) 
  4. Be the CHILD or GRANDCHILD of an active member of the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI. (Society membership number is required.) If member is deceased, membership must have been current at the time of death.
  5. Children of active members of the FBI National Academy Associates may apply for the George A. Zeiss Memorial Scholarship, if they meet the first three requirements noted above.

 Application Instructions will be posted here as they become available.

To complete the Application Form, you must first download the form to your desktop and then open it in Adobe Reader so your information saves properly. Do not complete the form using your web browser! Click the icon below for a free download of Adobe Reader.


TO SUBMIT APPLICATION DOCUMENTS: A link will be provided here for students to enter the Scholarship Submission Portal. ALL documents (except for the Academic Transcript) are to be uploaded in this portal. 

The portal is presently closed.

Scholarships the Foundation Awards

Unless otherwise noted, there are multiple awards made for each of the following scholarships. However, a student may receive only one scholarship award.

Financial Need
For Children and Grandchildren of Society Members
L. Russell and Jean Mills Hashman Scholarship
William H. Webster Financial Need Scholarship
Robert S. Mueller Financial Need Scholarship
J. Edgar Hoover Foundation Leadership Scholarship

For Children and Grandchildren of Society Members
Clarence M. Kelley Leadership Scholarship
Louis J. Freeh Leadership Scholarship
Lawrence G. Lawler Memorial Scholarship
Daniel and Tessy Grove Memorial Scholarship (1 award)
Founders Scholarship
FBINAA Charitable Foundation Youth Leadership Scholarship (Awarded by the FBI National Academy Associates.)

Cartha D. DeLoach Leadership Scholarship
For Children of Society Members

George A. Zeiss Memorial Scholarship* 
For Children of active members of the FBI National Academy Associates. (NAA membership number is required.) *Society membership is not required. 

For questions or further information check out the Scholarship FAQs or contact:

Lysa Price, Foundation Administrator, at 703-291-3736 or

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