Thank you for your interest in the EMS Scholarship program, this program is intended to assist agencies in obtaining EMS trained personnel. The scholarship program is good for any PA Department of Health certification program (EMR, EMT, AEMT, Paramedic). There is also reimbursement available for the National Registry written exam for up to two attempts.
This program is only available to recognized/licensed EMS agencies within the EMMCO West Region. All participants must be at least 18 years old, have a permanent residence in the EMMCO West region, be a member/employee of a recognized/licensed PA EMS agency and agree to stay with the agency for a minimum of a year. NEW for this year is a permanent residence requirement within a “rural” designated school district.
All students must complete the EMS Scholarship Candidate Contract.
EMS Scholarships will be available from July 1, 2022 through May 15, 2023.
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Maximum Allowable Reimbursement Amounts:
• EMR – tuition and fees up to $700.00, and testing reimbursement of $85.00 each exam (up to two)
• EMT – tuition and fees up to $850.00, testing reimbursement of $98.00 each exam (up to two)
• AEMT – tuition and fees up to $1,000.00, testing reimbursement of $136.00 each exam (up to two)
• Paramedic – tuition and fees up to $6,000.00, testing reimbursement of $150.00 each exam (up to two