7th Annual DSF Scholarship Award – 2013 Award: July 2013
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). The 2013 award is for HS seniors entering their freshman year during the 2013-14 school year. 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.Please download the scholarship form below for specific eligibility criteria.
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If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the DSF office at email@example.com. We're happy to help you with any step of the process.
6th Annual DSF Scholarship Award
Congratulations to the winners of the
2012Maxwell Robertson Harmon DSF Scholarship Award
Lauren Caprigione, Virginia Tech
Joi Chu-Ketterer, Pitzer College
Amanda Haycook, School of Visual Arts
Kailyn Hornbeck, College of William & Mary
Kathryn Hornbeck, University of Miami
Erica Loftin, University of Virginia
The 2012 winners were selected from a pool of 18 outstanding applicants. Each received an award of $2,500 to be used for their college education. While all of the applicants had impressive academic and extra-curricular credentials, the six winners were truly exceptional.
We wish all of the candidates who applied for the scholarship the very best in their college careers.
Other Scholarship Opportunities
Did you know the Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund (FEEA) has an annual scholarship too? Feds with at least three years of service are eligible to apply, as are their spouses and college-age dependents. Employees may be part-time students; spouses and dependents must have full-time student status. For more info, visit the FEEA website: www.feea.org/programs/scholarships
WIFLE (Women in Federal Law Enforcement) offers several scholarships to talented individuals who are majoring in Criminal Justice and is interested in working in the law enforcement field after graduation from college. The dollar amount of each scholarship will be $2,500 but can vary based on numerous factors. WIFLE awarded $15,000 in scholarships in 2012. Awards may be renewable on subsequent applications. Visit the WIFLE website for more info: http://www.wifle.org/
Scholarship Awardees 2007-2011
Click here for a list of all of the DSF Scholarship winners since 2007.
(at left) Ashton Massey, the winner of the 2nd Annual DSF Scholarship, awarded in 2008, graduated with honors this past spring with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Neuroscience. She will be attending law school this fall at the University of Southern California . Proud grandparents Allegra Sensenig (FS retired) & Chris Leibengood (DS retired) were in attendance. Congratulations to Ashton.