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.

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.

Sheriff’s Association of Texas Youth Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheriffs’ Association of Texas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2019
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: October 15, 2019
Description: Scholarships 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.

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.

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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