ESA Youth Scholarship Program

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March 25, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • In 1996, the Electronic Security Association launched the Youth Scholarship Program. The program was created to promote goodwill among the electronic life safety and security industry and police and fire officers by providing college scholarship awards to their deserving sons or daughters.

    -Applicants must be at least 15 years of age and not older than 20
    -He or she must be a graduating high school senior who will receive a diploma from an accredited high school, located within the state where they apply. Home schooled students and students attending military or boarding schools are also eligible to apply -
    -Applicants must be accepted for admission to an accredited college or university, matriculating the following year
    -Each eligible student must have a father, mother or natural guardian who meets the following qualifications: The student's school must be located in the state where the parent is a full-time active employee or within a 100-mile radius of where the parent is a full-time active employee; parent must be a full-time paid member of the police or sheriff's department or fire department (may also be a volunteer member of a fire department); parent or guardian must be an active duty police officer, firefighter, paramedic, or EMT (public sector)
    -Children of administrative staff, DHS, FBI and other Federal employees, reserve officers, part-time sheriff's deputies and retired, or deceased employees do not qualify
    6. Awards are based on a combination of academic achievement, national test scores, extracurricular participation and the essay

    Students living in non-participating states may apply online or mail applications directly to the ESA.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • ESA Youth Scholarship Program
  • 6333 North State Hwy. 161
  • Suite 350
  • Irving, TX 75038

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