Academic Scholarship Program

 
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Scholarships

The Trauma Survivors Foundation grants scholarships to high school and college seniors who are seeking careers in the mental health field in order to promote further research into trauma psychology or crisis intervention.

 

IAFF Local 1590 - Wilmington Scholarship Fund

The Trauma Survivors Foundation supports the hard work put forth, sacrifices made, and acts of selflessness displayed by first responders. We are proud to offer a $1,000 scholarship for college-bound or current college students who are children of Wilmington Fire Fighters Local IAFF 1590, as a way to show our support and sincere gratitude for their parents’ services.

To apply, applicants are asked to write a 500+ word essay sharing their story by answering the prompt:

How has being a child of a firefighter impacted your life for the better (i.e. how has it influenced who you are, how you grew up, the decisions you’ve made, etc.)?

Once all submissions have been received, the Trauma Survivors Foundation’s College Scholarship Committee will review the entries and award $1,000 to the one applicant for each college scholarship who best demonstrates how being a child of a Firefighter has positively affected his/her life. The scholarship funds can be applied towards any school-related costs, such as tuition, boarding, school supplies, or books.

To Be Eligible for the IAFF 1590 College Scholarship, a Participant Must:

  • Be graduating high school in 2018 or currently enrolled in an accredited technical school, college, or university in the United States;
  • Be a U.S. citizen;
  • Have a parent who is a member in good standing with the Wilmington Firefighters Local IAFF 1590 with proper ID and
  • Submit a 500+ word essay.
  • Three letters of recommendation from either teachers, school counselors, or Chief of the department.

To Apply, a Participant Must:

  • Submit a 500+ word essay by May 1, 2018;
  • Provide his/her first name, email address, home address, and phone number listed at the beginning of the essay;
  • Include a copy of his/her transcript or any form of attendance verification at an accredited post-secondary institution; and
  • Submit documented proof confirming his or her parent’s status as a member of Wilmington Fire Fighters Local IAFF 1590 (i.e. copy of badge # or ID).

Please Note:

  • There is no printed application – all necessary information is on this page
  • We will not accept any CD-ROM’s, resumes, or other documents. Please scan all necessary documents into a PDF format.
  • Do not call asking where to send submissions. Please email them to scholarship@thetraumasurvivorsfoundation.com
 

DE Law Enforcement College Scholarship

The Trauma Survivors Foundation supports the hard work put forth, sacrifices made, and acts of selflessness displayed by first responders. We are proud to offer a $1,000 scholarship for college-bound or current college students who are children of Delaware Law Enforcement Agency, as a way to show our support and sincere gratitude for their parents’ services.

To apply, applicants are asked to write a 500+ word essay sharing their story by answering the prompt:

How has being a child of a Law Enforcement Professional impacted your life for the better (i.e. how has it influenced who you are, how you grew up, the decisions you’ve made, etc.)?

Once all submissions have been received, the Trauma Survivors Foundation’s College Scholarship Committee will review the entries and award $1,000 to the one applicant for each college scholarship who best demonstrates how being a child of a Law Enforcement Professional has positively affected his/her life. The scholarship funds can be applied towards any school-related costs, such as tuition, boarding, school supplies, or books.

To Be Eligible for the Delaware Law Enforcement College Scholarship, a Participant Must:

  • Be graduating high school in 2018 or currently enrolled in an accredited technical school, college, or university in the United States;
  • Be a U.S. citizen;
  • Have a parent who is a member in good standing with a Delaware Law Enforcement Agency with proper ID and
  • Submit a 500+ word essay.
  • Three letters of recommendation from either teachers, school counselors, or Chief of the department.

To Apply, a Participant Must:

  • Submit a 500+ word essay by May 1, 2018;
  • Provide his/her first name, email address, home address, and phone number listed at the beginning of the essay;
  • Include a copy of his/her transcript or any form of attendance verification at an accredited post-secondary institution; and
  • Submit documented proof confirming his or her parent’s status as a member of Delaware Law Enforcement Agency (i.e. copy of badge # or ID).

Please Note:

  • There is no printed application – all necessary information is on this page
  • We will not accept any CD-ROM’s, resumes, or other documents. Please scan all necessary documents into a PDF format.
  • Do not call asking where to send submissions. Please email them to scholarship@thetraumasurvivorsfoundation.com