Advancing the EMS profession

Diversity Scholarship Application

 Scholarship Criteria 

This scholarship will be awarded to students of color who are not currently EMTs or paramedics, based on the following criteria: 

  • Commitment to entering the EMS profession;
  • Financial need;
  • Service to their community; and
  • Ability to serve as a positive ambassador for the EMS profession.

Diversity Scholarship Application

Race/Ethnicity *


Check the highest grade completed

Employment Information

Applicant's Financial Information

Use last year's tax returns and W2 forms.
(Use last year's tax returns and W2 forms.)


What EMS program or school do you plan to attend?
Certification sought: *


In 1,000 words or less, please describe why you are pursuing this educational scholarship and how it will benefit you and your community. Please include answers to the following questions in your response:
  • What are your professional goals and how do you plan to accomplish these goals?
  • If you receive this scholarship, how will it positively impact your community?
  • How do you plan to demonstrate the core values of the EMS profession to your community?


By submission of this application for an NAEMT Diversity Scholarship, I hereby certify that the information contained herein is true and correct and I grant NAEMT permission to verify any and all information I have provided. If I receive an NAEMT Diversity Scholarship, I commit to seek certification in the state in which I reside or with the NREMT upon completion of this program.
Check box if you agree *