The Electronic Security Association (ESA) is pleased to announce the Electronic Security Association Scholarship! You can find out all the details about the scholarship here.
Who is eligible to apply for the The Electronic Security Association Scholarship?
1. Applicants must be at least 15 years of age and not older than 20. He or she must be a graduating high school senior who will receive a diploma from an accredited high school, located within the state where they apply. Home schooled students and students attending military or boarding schools are also eligible to apply. Applicants must be accepted for admission to an accredited college or university, matriculating the following year.
2. Each eligible student must have a father, mother or natural guardian who meets the following qualifications:
- The student’s school must be located in the state where the parent is a full-time active employee OR within a 100-mile radius of where the parent is a full-time active employee.
- Parent must be a full-time paid member of the police or sheriff’s department or fire department. Parent/guardian may also be a volunteer member of a fire department.
- Parent or guardian must be an active duty police officer, firefighter, paramedic, or EMT (public sector). Children of administrative staff do not qualify.
- Children of DHS, FBI and other Federal employees do not qualify.
- Children of reserve officers, part-time sheriff’s deputies and retired, deceased or disabled employees do not qualify.
What is the amount of the Electronic Security Association Scholarship?
The Electronic Security Association Scholarship will award a $7,500 scholarship to the first-place winner, and $3,500 to the second-place winner.
When is the Electronic Security Association Scholarship due?
The application deadline for the 2017 ESA Youth Scholarship Program varies if you are applying to your state chapter, but if your state does not have a chapter, the general deadline is due March 24, 2017.
Best of luck to all applicants!!