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Eligibility Requirements: 

All applicants must meet the following criteria. We will not consider any exceptions. 

1. Be a woman currently enrolled or expected to be enrolled in an accredited university or college by the fall of 2024 academic term.
2. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible; undergraduates must have attained at least junior level status by the fall of 2024 semester.
3. Demonstrate interest in pursuing a career related to national security or defense.
4. Demonstrate financial need.
5. Have a minimum grade point average of 3.25.
6. Be a citizen of the United States. 

Application Requirements: 

1. Proof of United States Citizenship
2. Copies of all college transcripts 
3. Two letters of Recommendation (one letter must be from a faculty member at your current college/university). 
4. A 500-word essay
5. Resume

Application deadline is 11:59pm ET on Friday, March 15, 2024. If you have any questions, please email alewis@ndia.org.