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Offered by The First Responders Children’s Foundation
Are you the child of a first responder? If so, you may be eligible for some of the The First Responders Children’s Foundation Scholarships! The scholarships are open to children of police officers, firefighters, EMTs, paramedics, and 911 dispatchers. They are funded by the First Responders Children’s Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting the families of first responders who have risked their lives to serve our communities. The foundation has been awarding scholarships for the past 20 years. Check out the information below to see if you’re eligible to apply!
The scholarships are open to students who are the biological, adopted, or step-children of a police officer, firefighter, EMT, paramedic, or 911 dispatcher, including those deceased. However, bear in mind that each scholarship may have its own unique, additional eligibility requirements. All applicants must meet the general eligibility requirements below.
US Citizens, Permanent Residents
Applicants must be the relative of a Public Safety Officer
Applicants must submit their most recent tuition bill, their Student Aid Report (SAR), a picture of themselves, a picture of first responder’s ID OR letter from employer, and a list of achievements (honors, leadership positions, volunteer activities, etc). Students whose parent or guardian suffered a disability or passed away should provide a letter from human resources and a statement describing their story. Be sure to also submit the below application materials before the deadline.
Proof of enrollment
Letter of Recommendation
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