Lint Center Awards Ms Aehee Kim Alliance Building Scholarship

Lint Center for National Security Studies Recognizes Scholarship Winners

The Lint Center for National Security Studies, a non-profit organization created to further the educational development and opportunities for the next generation of America’s Counterintelligence and National Security Workers, today announced the Ms. Aehee Kim Alliance Scholarship Award Winners. The scholarship fund aims to promote and advance cross-cultural understanding and global insight into national security and counterintelligence issues.

There was one award given to Timothy W. Coleman (Winner), with two runners-up. Both runners-up were located overseas with the first Name Not Disclosed, and the second runner up named Charles DeBarber. Both runners-up will be eligible for additional scholarships that will be awarded later in the year.

“I am honored to receive this award and recognition,” said Timothy W. Coleman, winner of the Ms. Aehee Kim Alliance Building Scholarship. “This scholarship will assist in my educational pursuits to better understand the national security issues facing America today and the emerging geostrategic threats shaping tomorrow.”

“We had many good applications, essays and thoughtful submissions by outstanding scholars,” said Jim Lint, founder and chairman of the Lint Center for National Security Studies. “Tim had a great essay in addition to outstanding history and great potential to be a key player in America’s future national security endeavors.” Lint continued, “We received numerous submissions from veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, as well as active duty personnel. This round of competition clearly demonstrates the need for more scholarship awards and the Lint Center will continue to build its financial base to help recognize great people with great potential to improve America’s National Security.”

About the Alliance Building Scholarship:

Scholarship applicants were required to submit essay’s addressing an issue of Alliance Building, Counterintelligence, National Defense, and/or National Security. Applicants were encouraged to clearly articulate original thoughts, ideas, and experiences as it pertains to the topic. Ground-breaking pioneering ideas, solutions, and recommendations were strongly desired. Essays were judged on scholarly rigor, creativity, and innovation. Authors were urged to be interdisciplinary in their thinking, assessments, and essay formulation.

About the Lint Center:
The Lint Center for National Security Studies, Inc., founded in 2007, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization created to award merit-based scholarships for Counterintelligence and National Security Workers, their children and scholars, and to advance the study of National Security, cross-cultural studies, and global understanding.

The Center aims to:

  1. Identify promising individuals and assist in educational pursuits through scholarship initiatives
  2. Provide talented individuals with a meaningful leadership development mentoring program by current-and-former Counterintelligence and National Security Workers
  3. Create a forum for the dissemination and discussion of National Security Studies through the Center’s online Web-portal

All donations and contributions to the Lint Center are allocated solely to the Center’s scholarship funds. All actions and activities by the Lint Center are conducted by unpaid staff and volunteers. The Center is Veteran and minority operated and managed.