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First Responders Children's Foundation General Scholarship

$20,000

July 01, 2019

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The First Responders Children’s Foundation awards scholarships to children of first responders annually. These scholarships recognize financial need, academic merit and outstanding achievement in sports or the arts, and help students by providing financial support for their education at qualified institutions.

    General scholarships provide a maximum award of $5,000 for a single academic year. Awards are based on financial need as well as academic merit and other achievements, such as a demonstrated leadership, outstanding performance in the arts or sports, and/or volunteer activities benefiting the community. The number of scholarships awarded varies from year to year. This scholarship may be renewed annually (for up to a maximum of four years) depending on the availability of funds and the financial need and the academic record of the awardee.
    Applicant must have been conceived prior to the death or total and permanent disability of the eligible officer or firefighter. An applicant who is an adopted child must have been adopted by the eligible officer or firefighter prior to, or the adoption process must have begun prior to, the date of the death or total and permanent disability. An applicant who is a stepchild must have been listed as a dependent on the eligible officer or firefighter's federal and state income tax returns in the income tax years immediately prior to the death or total and permanent disability. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 38 E. 32nd street
  • Suite 602
  • New York, NY 10016
  • Scholarships@FirstResponderkids.org
  • 646-822-4236

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