Foundation Leadership and Financial Need scholarships applications for the 2020-21 Academic year will be opening December 17, 2019.

The deadline to apply is February 28, 2020. Keep an eye on this website for updates.

 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 scale.
  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 National Academy graduates who are 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 Form and Instructions will be available for download on December 17.

To complete the Application Form, you must first download the form to your desktop and then open the form 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.


Application Portal will open December 17. Click on the following link and create a Student User Account to electronically submit your application requirements. Be sure you have downloaded and read the Application Instructions first!!

Foundation Scholarships

Unless otherwise noted, there are multiple awards 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

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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