The Colonel Sully H. De Fontaine Scholarship Award

Scholarship Description

The Colonel Sully H. de Fontaine award is in honor of Col. de Fontaine’s lifetime of service to the country. Eligibility: Students who are pursuing an undergraduate degree with the intent of becoming employed within the U.S. Intelligence Community. Vito W. Paladino, LTC., U.S. Army (Retired)—A friend of Sully de Fontaine—established this scholarship in 2010, the first year an award was made. Award continues.

*Candidates should, in addition to fitting the profiles immediately above, provide the following application materials (in lieu of materials listed elsewhere in this announcement): a cover letter, Resume, a letter of recommendation, and a photograph. The cover letter should describe, in as much detail as possible,any relevant prior experience as well as the future plans of the applicant to which this grant would be applied.

For Undergraduates scholarships, applicants must be entering their sophomore or junior year by the summer.
Evaluation criteria include merit, character, serious of academic commitment, and relevance of your studies to national security interests and career ambitions.
Applications are evaluated by a special AFIO committee. Decisions are final.

Year of Need: College Sophomore, College Junior,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: 1,200

Max Award: 1,200

Deadline: 2019-07-01


Sponsoring Organization Association of Former Intelligence Officers - AFIO
Scholarship Committee 7700 Leesburg Pike Suite 324
Falls Church, VA 22043

Contact Person:

Phone: 703-790-0320

Fax: 703-991-1278