Apply now for the 2017 Next Generation National Security Leaders Program

Washington, DC

To be eligible for the program, applicants must:

  • Be a United States citizen
  • Be between 27 and 35 years old, as of 11/5/2016
  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Have at least four years of professional experience in researching or executing U.S. national security policy
  • Be able to travel to Washington, D.C. for monthly dinners
  • Demonstrate a commitment to public service

Please note that applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM EST on November 5, 2016. Decisions will be conveyed to all applicants in mid-January 2015.

Complete applications include:

  • An application form (below)
  • Resume and letter of interest (as one PDF)
  • Nomination letter (submit below, or have nominator email to nextgeneration@cnas.org)

Incomplete applications will not be considered.