Serving our nation’s EMS practitioners

The NAEMT Foundation works to strengthen and build a better future for EMS through funding EMS education and research. One of the challenges facing EMS today is recruitment and retention of EMS practitioners. In an effort to address this challenge, the NAEMT Foundation is offering scholarship opportunities to individuals interested in pursuing a career in EMS.

Applications are accepted between November 15 and March 15. Note to NAEMT Members: Current EMS practitioners who are full, active members of NAEMT may apply for EMS or degree completion scholarships here

The following scholarships are available for individuals wishing to enter the EMS profession:

  • EMS school or program to become certified as an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Amount of Award: up to $1,000, based on the cost of the EMS program and one-year NAEMT student membership.

Scholarship Guidelines & Selection Process

  • Scholarship Guidelines

  • Scholarship Selection Process