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 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.  

For general informaton, please contact Laura Masterton at

The 2019 YLP Program is scheduled for June 20 - 28, 2019.

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

November 26, 2018

Applications available from the Chapter's YLP Coordinator.

February 15, 2019

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

April 12, 2019

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

April 19, 2019

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

April 26, 2019

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

June 20, 2019 

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

June 28, 2019 

Program ends; Students Graduate and return home.