Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
Continuous
Application Deadline
Yes
Renewable
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What you'll need:
  • Checkmark Other - Total & Permanent Disability Verification Form
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
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NYS Memorial Scholarship for Families of Deceased Firefighters, Volunteer Firefighters, Police Officers, Peace Officers, and Emergency Medical Service

Description

The applicant must be a child, spouse or financial dependent of deceased firefighter, volunteer firefighter, police officer (including NYS Correction Officers), or emergency medical service worker who have died as the result of injuries sustained in the line of duty in service to the State of New York; and must have graduated from high school in the United States, earned a high school equivalency diploma earned, or passed a federally approved "Ability to Benefit" test as defined by the Commissioner of the State Education Department. Current New York State residents must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the TAP on the Web application linked directly to the FAFSA. Non-New York State residents must contact the HESC Scholarship Unit.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in New York

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Total & Permanent Disability Verification Form
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
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Contact scholarships@hesc.ny.gov
Tel: 888-697-4372