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The Security of Our Country Begins with You

The U.S. Intelligence Community needs a wide range of perspectives to approach global challenges, and there are great opportunities for a new generation.

Kansas Consortium: Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence

The security of our country begins with you

The Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence (ICCAE)

Assists undergraduate students in developing critical skills needed for future work in the 18 federal U.S. intelligence agencies. ICCAE students increase their critical thinking, analytic, and communication skills, which can be applied to any area of study or profession. Scholarships are specifically available for undergraduate students from KU, Dodge City Community College, Garden City Community College, Kansas City Community College and Seward County Community College who are majoring in biotechnology, information technology and cybersecurity.
Seal of the United States Intelligence Community

Why Study Intelligence & National Security?

The U.S. Intelligence Community employs people from diverse cultural backgrounds and with a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees. Students who graduate aware of and prepared for intelligence careers enter the workforce with an edge over other applicants. From the military to government agencies and the nonprofit and corporate sectors, ICCAE students increase their career potential in this dynamic field.
Ashley Urban, Ed.D.


Ashley Urban, Ed.D.
Program Manager
Blake Hall, Room 504C
1541 Lilac Lane
Lawrence, KS 66045