First Responder Scholarships

First responders are designated and trained to respond to emergency situations. They do their best to keep the public safe. Public responders include police officers, sheriff deputies, firefighters, and EMS personnel. If you are a first responder or a child of a first responder, there are scholarships for you.

Law Enforcement Family Member Scholarship
Sponsor: Law Offices of Fales & Fales, P.A.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students (undergraduate or graduate) enrolled at either an accredited law school or accredited university. The student must have a family member (such as a parent, spouse, or sibling) who is or was an active member of law enforcement, including reserve officers and retired, deceased or disabled officers.

Longworth Law Firm Scholarship
Sponsor: Longworth Law Firm, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to enrolled and accepted college students. Applicant must share why it is important to provide affordable family law services to military, law enforcement, and other first responders.

Tampa Car Accident Lawyers Academic Scholarship
Sponsor: F&H Law Group, P.A.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled or accepted at an accredited college or university. Applicant must submit an essay on why it is important to provide affordable legal services to military, law enforcement, and other first responders.

Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers & Firemen Scholarship
Sponsor: Mississippi State Office of Financial Aid
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time at the undergraduate level at any state-supported (public) college or university in Mississippi. Applicant must be a certified dependent child (under the age of 23) or spouse of any Mississippi law enforcement officer, full-time firefighter or volunteer firefighter who suffered fatal injuries or wounds or became permanently and totally disabled which occurred in the performance of the official and appointed duties of his or her office.

Grant Program for Dependents of Correctional Officers
Sponsor: Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
Description: Grants are open to residents of Illinois who are enrolled at least half-time at an ISAC-approved Illinois two- or four-year college. There is a grant available to dependents of police or fire officers and dependents of correctional officers.

Death/Disability Scholarships
Sponsor: Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: Ongoing
Description: Scholarships are awarded children of members of Camden County’s public safety personnel who were killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty. The amount of this scholarship shall include books, required scholastic fees and a sum for tuition equal to the highest tuition charged by New Jersey State Colleges to be determined annually.

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