Scholarships

Scholarship Guidelines

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Scholarship Application

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The Arkansas EMS Foundation, through the support of our private contributors and other fundraising programs, provides financial assistance to individuals seeking certification/licensure as an EMT, Advanced EMT, or Paramedic in Arkansas. Scholarships are provided for initial EMT, Advanced EMT, and Paramedic programs.

In addition to the general Arkansas EMS Foundation Scholarships, the Foundation also offers four privately funded scholarships as funds are available. These scholarships are through donations of family and friends in which they are named.

Arkansas EMS Foundation Scholarship

This is the original Arkansas EMS Foundation’s general scholarship.

David Taylor, Sr. EMS Scholarship

The Arkansas EMS Foundation Board of Directors created the David Taylor, Sr. EMS Scholarship in honor of our friend and colleague who we lost on November 5, 2009. The scholarship is available to Arkansas licensed EMTs seeking Paramedic education and licensure. This scholarship is open to individuals in the Central Arkansas region. Learn more

Gayla Gregory EMS Memorial Scholarship

The family and friends of Air Evac 22 crew member Gayla Gregory established a scholarship in her memory after her death in the line of duty in 2010. The scholarship is available to Arkansas licensed EMTs seeking Paramedic education and licensure. This scholarship is open to individuals in the Northwest Arkansas region. Learn more

J. D. Fontenot Memorial Paramedic Scholarship

The J.D. Fontenot Memorial Paramedic Scholarship is available to Arkansas licensed EMTs seeking Paramedic education and licensure. This scholarship is open to individuals in the Southwest Arkansas region.

Bob Bradshaw Memorial EMT Scholarship

The Bob Bradshaw Memorial EMT Scholarship is available to Arkansas residents seeking to start a career in EMS. This scholarship is open to individuals in the Southwest Arkansas region but may be awarded to other individuals in other regions.