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Deadline: July 1, 2017


  • Applicants must be a child of a law enforcement agent/officer or firefighter who lost his/her life or was permanently disabled in the line of duty (eligibility details available online).
  • Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree, associate’s degree, certificate or diploma at any accredited college, university or technical institution in the United States.
  • Must be registered as a full-time student during the entire academic year and maintain a 2.7 out of a 4.0 GPA, or the equivalent.
  • Must reside and attend school in the United States. Awards are based on financial need as well as scholastic and other achievements such as demonstration of leadership, a commitment to volunteer activities benefiting the community, outstanding performance in the arts and/or sports.

Award: Up to $5000 per year. Number of awards each year depends upon size of the endowment and number of applicants. May be eligible for renewal if a 2.7 average GPA and full-time enrollment is maintained each year and student shows satisfactory progress towards the completion of his or her degree.

Contact: Application available at
The National Law Enforcement and Firefighters Children’s Foundation
Scholarship Awards Program
928 Broadway, Suite 703
New York, NY 10010