The Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology and the Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence (IC-CAE) will offer several scholarships and fellowships for the 2012-2013 academic year.
-One-year, $1,500 IC-CAE scholarships and fellowships, open to all undergraduates and graduate students
-Two-year, $4,000 per year Hume Center upperclassman scholarships (Junior or Senior in Fall 2012 semester)
-Two-year, $3,000 per year Hume Center graduate fellowships, open to all graduate students
Key requirements for applicants are as follows:
-Must be a current student of Virginia Tech, or have been admitted to an undergraduate or graduate program starting in Fall 2012
-Must be a United States Citizen
-Must be interested in a career in intelligence, defense, or national security
-Have a 3.0 grade point average or higher
-Join the Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence (IC-CAE) program, and attend at least three IC-CAE events each semester
-Apply for, and if accepted, complete an internship with an organization, agency, or company servicing the intelligence, defense, or national security sector
-Maintain specific minimum GPA requirements (Freshman 3.0, Sophomore 3.25, Junior/Senior/Graduate 3.5)
-IC-CAE Scholars are required to identify a focused area of independent student research related to the IC or National Security, develop and present a research poster at the IC Colloquium and write a final report on the topic.