NAEMT Member Scholarships

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NAEMT is proud to offer scholarship opportunities to individual members to assist them in their professional and career advancement.

Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School

Applications accepted between Sept. 1 and Oct. 31
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100 scholarships valued at $300 each will be awarded for one-year access to IHI's Open School courses. Gain the knowledge and skills to better support your agency, improve patient care, and increase your marketability as an EMS professional. The full IHI catalog includes over 30 contact hours upon completion of select fundamental courses.
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Columbia Southern University

Applications accepted between Sept. 1 and Oct. 31
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Exclusive NAEMT scholarship at Columbia Southern University, valued at up to $12,600 for one online degree program. Plus, full members receive a 15% tuition discount on online courses. Proof of full NAEMT membership is required.

NAEMT EMS Scholarships

Application deadlines: June 15 and Sept. 15
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The following scholarship opportunities are offered twice yearly to coincide with the fall-winter and spring-summer school semesters.
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  • First Responders (to become EMT-Basic) – up to $500 each
  • EMT-Basic (to become EMT-Paramedic) – up to $5,000 each
  • Paramedics (to advance education in the realm of EMS) – up to $2,000 each


If you have questions, e-mail or call 1-800-34-NAEMT.