What you’ll need to complete this application
- Official High School Transcripts
- Official SAT/ACT Scores
- College Acceptance Letter
- Letter of Recommendation
(from high school counselor, teacher or outside agency.)
- Proof of Parent’s Occupation
(copy of ID or supervisory letter on station letterhead is acceptable.)
“What it means to me to have my parent/guardian involved in securing our community.” (500-1,000 words)
- Completed Community Service Form
Step 1: Students should apply directly to their participating state (where first responder parent serves) or if state is not listed, to ESA directly.
Step 2: Each participating state and ESA will announce a first place winner. Scholarship money will be awarded to all winners.
Step 3: The ESA winner and winners from each participating state will be entered into an overall national award, where winners will be considered to win an additional $7,500 to the overall first place winner and $2,500 to the overall second place winner.
Step 4: The first place national winner and the student’s first responder parent will be acknowledged and presented with a check.