Youth Leadership Program

The FBI National Academy Associates, Inc. (FBINAA) hosts a week long training event for high school students at the FBI Academy every summer called the Youth Leadership Program (YLP). To be qualified for this program you must:

  • Be sponsored by a FBINAA Member that is in good standing or a participating Law Enforcement Association; FBI-Law Enforcement Executive Development Association (LEEDA), FBI National Executive Institute Association (NEIA) or Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI (SoFA).
  • Be 14, 15, or 16 years old at the start date of the program.  NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE TO THE AGE REQUIREMENT.
  • Demonstrate high academic standards and good citizenship.

Individuals interested in attending the Youth Leadership Program (YLP) need to contact their local Chapter or YLP Coordinator for further information. 

The 2017 YLP Program is scheduled for June 22 - 30, 2017.

Here is timeline to make sure your applications are submitted on time:

March 15, 2017 

Deadline for Applications submitted to the Chapter's YLP Coordinator.

April 14, 2017 

All Candidate Nominations Packages from Chapters/Associations are due to the FBINAA Executive Office.  No candidate nominations will be accepted after this date.

May 2, 2017 

Final vetting/selection of YLP students will be made by the Executive Office and Chapters/Associations will be notified of their candidates acceptance.

May 9, 2017 

Acceptance letters, File of Life and other pertinent information will be sent to candidates.

June 22, 2017 

Program commences; Students arrive and are picked up at Reagan National Airport.

June 30, 2017 

Program ends; Students Graduate and return home.