Chief Lawrence J. Nemec Jr. Memorial Scholarship

$20,000
10 winners, $2,000 each
Awarded
Winners
10
Finalists
20
Application Deadline
Jan 14, 2023
Winners Announced
Feb 14, 2023
Education Level
Any
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Eligibility Requirements
Experience:
Volunteer as a firefighter or EMT
Status:
Must have financial need
Experience:
Status:
Volunteer as a firefighter or EMT
Must have financial need

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa

Giving back to one’s community is a rewarding and beneficial experience that can ultimately change the world.

In memory of Lawrence J. Nemec Jr., a fire station chief who was passionate about community service, this scholarship seeks to help five students who are volunteer firefighters or EMTs pursue their educational goals.

Any high school, undergraduate, or graduate student who has financial need and works as a volunteer EMT or firefighter may apply for this scholarship. 

To apply, tell us why you volunteer for an ambulance service or fire department. Please also submit some form of proof of your volunteering activity (letter from an officer, membership card, etc.).

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Need, Boldest Bold.org Profile
Published October 18, 2022
$20,000
10 winners, $2,000 each
Awarded
Winners
10
Finalists
20
Application Deadline
Jan 14, 2023
Winners Announced
Feb 14, 2023
Education Level
Any
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Essay Topic

Why do you volunteer for a fire department or EMT service?

400–600 words