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.

Dependent Children Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Tennessee residents who are dependent children of Tennessee law enforcement officers, firemen, or an emergency medical service technicians who has been killed or totally and permanently disabled while performing duties within the scope of such employment. Applicant must be an incoming or current undergraduate student at a Tennessee institution of higher education.

Gamewardens Scholarships
Sponsor: Gamewardens Association Inc.
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to sons, daughters, and grandchildren of a Gamewarden.

Law Enforcement Family Member Scholarship
Sponsor: Law Offices of Fales & Fales, P.A.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2020
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.

Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers & Firemen Scholarship
Sponsor: Mississippi State Office of Financial Aid
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 15, 2020
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.

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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