*Effective October 1, 2023, academia is no longer eligible for the IFPC.*
The IFPC is available to individuals who 1) hold U.S. Citizenship, and 2) meet all the requirements of at least one of the following eligibility categories:
- Government. An individual must be a civilian personnel currently employed by the DoD (waivers requesting participation may be submitted to the PMO by personnel currently employed by a federal, state, tribal, or local government entity supporting DoD-recognized intelligence missions).
- Military. An individual currently serving. (This includes Active Duty, National Guard, and Reservists)
- Industry. An individual must be employed by an organization eligible to pursue contracts with the U.S. Intelligence Community (i.e., organizations that hold a CAGE code). Note: This includes individuals currently working on contract with a Component of the DIE.