Advancing the EMS profession

Foundation Scholarships

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 March 1 and April 30 (closes at midnight EST), and scholarships are awarded in June.

The following scholarships are available for individuals wishing to attend an 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