The Utah State Award is Brought to you by the Electronic Security Association of Utah

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
    “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 UT.*

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 invited to attend the Electronic Security Expo, June 11 in Nashville, where they will be officially acknowledged and presented with a check.

Sorry, but we are no longer accepting submissions for the 2019 ESA Scholarship Program (UT).


Michelle Best
Phone: 385-229-2120
[email protected]

2021 Applications Open in November


$1,000 for Son/Daughter of Active Fire Service or Law Enforcement Officer