The electronic security industry works intimately with the public safety sector. We appreciate the contribution that police, firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs offer to our communities. To show our appreciation, the program was developed to provide college scholarships to their deserving children. Since its launch in 1996, ESA’s Youth Scholarship Program has contributed more than $750,000 to deserving students throughout the nation.
High school seniors who have a commitment to excellence and are inspired by the work their first responder parent(s) do in our communities, are invited to apply. The ESA Youth Scholarship Program has contributed more than $785,000 to deserving children of first responders throughout the nation. High school seniors who have a commitment to excellence and are inspired by the work their parent(s) do in our communities, are invited to apply.
Students whose parents serve in a participating state must apply in that state. If state is not listed below with a participating association, students should apply directly to ESA. Winners from each state and the first-round ESA award will be automatically considered for an additional national ESA Scholarship of: $12,000 first place and $4,000 second place. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.