The Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint Center Scholarship is offered to help further the education of and career development of Counterintelligence and National Security Workers, their children, and scholars of Counterintelligence and National Security, as well as to increase global understanding and national security.
• $1,500 scholarship award (can be used by the scholarship recipient to pay for tuition, books, and other academic expenses)
• Mentorship from a current or retired National Security Professional for one year
• One year premium subscription to STRATFOR.com , the world’s leading private intelligence service
Number of Scholarship Awards: The number of scholarships awarded each year is based on the available funds
Deadline: July 31st; Annually
GPA: There is no minimum GPA requirement
Major: Check the official website for more information
Eligible Students: Candidates must be admitted to an accredited university prior to application
1. Download and complete the Lint Center Scholarship Application. You can also access the online application at http://www.lintcenter.org/2012/scholarship-form-web.htm.
2. Provide a digital copy of a recent photo of yourself.
3. Provide official or unofficial copies of your university academic transcripts showing your GPA.
4. Ask two (2) faculty members or supervisors to write recommendation letters on your behalf.
5. List down the Jim & Anna Hyonjoo as the specific scholarship you are requesting. You can also request to be included in all scholarships you are eligible; however, you may only win one award.
6. Compose a 600-800 word essay on Counterintelligence or National Security. Your essay should discuss or analyze an issue related to the importance of Counterintelligence, International Affairs, and National Defense and/or National Security.
7. Your essay must have the statement: “I (request/do not request) this Essay to be published on the Lint Center for National Security Studies, Inc. website (with/without) my name published.”
8. Provide a proof of your enrollment into an accredited university in the U.S.
9. Compose a personal essay that will help the scholarship committee better understand you. You must limit your essay to a single page with your name on the upper right corner. Attach an updated copy of your resume at to your personal essay.
10. Complete the Application Package Checklist.
11. Sign the consent and release form.
12. Upload all the application materials if you are applying online. If not, then you’ll need to compile all the documents mentioned above, save it as a single PDF file, and email to [email protected]
• Essays must be original works (with citation, if appropriate)
• Essays will be judged by former Counterintelligence Agents based on scholarly rigor, originality, and innovativeness
• Preference will be given to essays that have groundbreaking, innovative ideas or solutions
• Authors are encouraged to be interdisciplinary in their thinking
Check out more tips on how to write a winning essay here: http://www.lintcenter.org/2008/essay-ideas.html.
Other Lint Center Scholarships:
• Army Staff Sgt. Richard S. Eaton Jr., Scholarship
• Lee and Byun International Relations and Cultural Awareness Scholarship
• Major James W. Dennehy Esquire Scholarship
• Virginia and Frank Misselhorn Memorial Scholarship
• The Ben Franklin Scholarship