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.
Jeanne E. Bray Memorial Scholarship Awards Program
Sponsor: National Rifle Association (NRA)
Amount: Up to $5,000 for a maximum of four years
Closing Date: November 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current adult or junior members of the NRA and the son or daughter of current peace officer who is a member of the NRA, deceased full-time peace officer who lost life in performance of assigned duties and was a member of the NRA, a retired peace officer who was a member of the NRA, or peace officer who was disabled as a result of a line of duty incident who is a member of the NRA.
Sponsor: Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund
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.