ESA Scholarships for Children of First Responders


The ESA Youth Scholarship Program has contributed more than $750,000 to deserving children of first responders throughout the nation. High school seniors who have a commitment to excellence and are inspired by the work their parent(s) do in our communities, are invited to apply.

Students whose parents serve in a participating state must apply in that state. If state is not listed below with a participating association, students should apply directly to ESA below.

Winners from each state and the first-round ESA award will be automatically considered for an additional national ESA Scholarship of: $13,000 first place and $4,500 second place.

The Application Deadline for 2021 ESA Scholarships Has Passed and All Award Winners Have Been Announced! Our 2022 Scholarship Program will Open in December.

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If you live in a participating state, apply directly to your local ESA state association.
Don’t see your state listed? Apply directly to ESA.

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