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 2018 YLP Program is scheduled for June 21 - 29, 2018.

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

March 16, 2018

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

April 20, 2018

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

May 4, 2018

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

May 11, 2018

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

June 21, 2018 

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

June 29, 2018 

Program ends; Students Graduate and return home.