11TH ANNUAL DSF SCHOLARSHIP AWARD 2017
8/11/17 update: Still working on it! We will email all applicants as soon as we have results.
8/3/17 update: We're a bit behind in announcing the winners of the 2017 scholarship. We have so many amazing candidates we're having trouble narrowing down the list! We hope to have a decision within the next few days. Thank you for your patience.
Now available: 2017 DSF Scholarship Application
The Diplomatic Security Foundation (DSF) awards an annual college scholarship of $2,500 to a high school senior planning on attending any institute of "higher" learning (at the university, community or vocational level). Depending on funds available, at least one award is made per year. DSF scholarships are available to students related to a Diplomatic Security employee who is either an active, retired, former or deceased employee, or a DS contractor, AND the employee/contractor must have/had three or more years of consecutive service with DS. The student may be a child, step-child, grandchild, step-grandchild or a ward of the DS employee/contractor. Eligibility criteria is listed in the application.
The 2017 award is for HS seniors entering their freshman year during the 2017-18 school year. Deadline for submission is May 1, 2017 (application must be received or postmarked by May 1 - transcripts and Letters of Recommendation are not held to this deadline but should be received by DSF no later than mid May). Award will be made late July 2017.
A list of other scholarship opportunities outside of DSF may be found here: Other Scholarships