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Up to $25,000 Scholarship for Children of First Responders Due 5/30

May 15, 2023

Award: First Responders Children’s Foundation scholarships provide a maximum award of $6,250 for a single academic year. Awards are based on financial need, academic merit, and achievements such as demonstrated leadership, excellence in the arts or sports, and/or volunteer activities benefiting the community.

Scholarships may be renewed annually for up to four years depending on the availability of funds, the applicant’s financial need, and the recipient’s academic record. Priority is generally given to students whose first responder parent has suffered a line of duty disability or line of duty death and demonstrate the greatest financial need.

biological child, adopted child, or stepchild listed as a dependent of a police officer, firefighter, EMT, paramedic or 911 dispatcher
pursuing a bachelor’s, associate’s, certificate, graduate, or law degree at an accredited U.S. college, university, or technical/vocational school
enrolled as a full-time student for the entire academic year
have and maintain a 2.7 out of a 4.0 GPA
making satisfactory academic progress toward the completion of your degree or certificate program
U.S. citizen or permanent resident

How to Apply: Eligible candidates can view details and apply here by the May 31st deadline. The list of required materials can be viewed on the application form here.

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