The Connecticut Scholarship is Brought to you by the Connecticut Alarm and System Integrators Association

What you’ll need to complete this application

  • Official High School Transcripts
  • Official SAT/ACT Scores
  • College Acceptance Letter
  • Resume
  • 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.)
  • Essay
    Please answer: “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. *Apply below if parent serves in CT.*

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 $12,000 to the overall first place winner and $4,000 to the overall second place winner.

Step 4: The first place national winner and the student’s first responder parent will be flown out to Fort Worth, TX, acknowledged on the ESX Stage on June 15 and presented with a check.



Pat Shea Remes
Phone: (203) 762-2444
[email protected]


Monday, April 4


First Place: $1,000
Second Place: $500

In addition to this prize, the first-place winner will automatically be entered as a finalist into the ESA National Scholarship:
First Place: $12,000
Second Place: $4,000