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.

W.H. “Howie” McClennan Scholarship
Sponsor: International Association of FireFighters
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to sons, daughters and legally adopted children of firefighters killed in the line of duty in the United States or Canada who are planning to attend a university, accredited college, or other institution of higher learning.

ESA Scholarships for Children of First Responders
Sponsor: Electronic Security Association (ESA)
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: February 21, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in Nevada who have a father, mother, or natural guardian who is a first responder. This deadline is for Nevada students only. Students in Connecticut must apply by March 20; students in Wisconsin must apply by March 6; and all other students must apply by April 10.

ISAC Grant Programs
Sponsor: Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
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.

Sheriff’s Association of Texas Youth Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheriffs’ Association of Texas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to sons, daughters, and grandchildren of sheriffs, former sheriffs, sheriff’s office employees or peace officers in the state of Texas who are currently enrolled in college.

Texas Railroad Peace Officers Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheriffs’ Association of Texas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students in the state of Texas who are pursing a degree in Criminal Justice and a career in law enforcement.

ESA Scholarships for Children of First Responders
Sponsor: Electronic Security Association (ESA)
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in Wisconsin who have a father, mother, or natural guardian who is a first responder. This deadline is for Wisconsin students only. Students in Connecticut must apply by March 20; students in Nevada must apply by February 21; and all other students must apply by April 10.

ESA Scholarships for Children of First Responders
Sponsor: Electronic Security Association (ESA)
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: March 20, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in Connecticut who have a father, mother, or natural guardian who is a first responder. This deadline is for Connecticut students only. Students in Nevada must apply by February 21; students in Wisconsin must apply by March 6; and all other students must apply by April 10.

ESA Scholarships for Children of First Responders
Sponsor: Electronic Security Association (ESA)
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: April 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have a father, mother, or natural guardian who is a first responder. Students in Connecticut must apply by March 20; students in Nevada must apply by February 21; and students in Wisconsin must apply by March 6.

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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