The Individual Scholarship Program 

The Pennsylvania EMS Provider Foundation is pleased to announce applications for our 2024 scholarships are now available!

NEW THIS YEAR – Scholarships are available for either Paramedic or AEMT training!

The DEADLINE for applications is the close of business on FEBRUARY 9, 2024.  Submission of applications is completely online (see link below).

Applicants for Paramedic scholarships must have a minimum of three (3) complete years of experience as a certified EMT.

Applicants for AEMT scholarships must have a minimum of two (2) complete years of experience as a certified EMT.

EMT experience must be with a PA license EMS agency (either paid or volunteer), or the applicant must have been guaranteed an offer of a position with a PA licensed EMS agency upon completion of the education program for which the scholarship was awarded.

The amount of each scholarship will be determined by the Foundation Board of Trustees upon the recommendation of the Application Review Committee.  Applications are redacted of personal identifying information prior to review by the committee.

Please carefully review the Application Instructions below and prepare your required documents before starting your online application.


2024 Online Application - APPLICATION IS CLOSED FOR 2024

For more information, please see the application instructions and general information links above.  You can also contact, Heather Harris, Foundation Executive Director at or 717-512-5609.

We encourage you to share this opportunity with your colleagues.  Thank you.


Founded in 2007, the EMS PA Provider Foundation was created to serve the Pennsylvania emergency medical services community, to ensure public confidence in emergency medical services, to develop the next generation of emergency medical services providers, educate the public of their services and generally to further the cause of Pennsylvania emergency medical services through education, outreach and philanthropy. The Foundation will support the welfare of Pennsylvania emergency medical services providers and will serve other proper functions of a charitable, public foundation as needed. Download the foundation brochure here.

Join the PA EMS Provider Foundation in our Important Work

  • Develop the Next Generation
    Scholarships for Paramedic Training
  • Educate the Public
    Spread Knowledge on the Value of EMS and the Need for Support
  • Support the Welfare of Providers
    Build Healthy Networks While Taking Care of Our Own in the Event of Tragedy


Foundation Donations - To make an online donation of any amount to support the foundation, donate here.

Memorial Bike Ride & Stars of Life Awards Banquet Sponsorship - The Pennsylvania EMS Memorial Bike Ride and Stars of Life Awards Banquet, held each year in early September, are the primary fundraisers for the Foundation.  As a friend of EMS through personal or business relationships, we hope you can help.  Learn more or DONATE ONLINE HERE.

Reasons to support the PA EMS Provider Foundation

  • I want to advance the cause and believe in the mission of the Foundation.
  • The Foundation aligns with my top priorities.
  • I understand how my donation will be used.
  • I know that 100% of my gift benefits the Foundation.
  • I value the role the Foundation plays within the EMS community.
  • I have flexibility in the way I can donate (i.e. timing, amount).
  • The donation process is easy.

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