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EMS Scholarship Program

The Texas Legislature set aside funds to educate and train EMS personnel. Texas Regional Advisory Councils (RACs) are tasked with distributing these scholarship funds.

Scholarship levels: 

  • $2,000.00 per student that completes an Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) class including books, materials and one NREMT exam fee.

  • $3,200.00 per student that completes an Advanced EMS (AEMT) class including books, materials and one NREMT exam fee.

  • $8,000.00 per student that completes a Paramedic class including books, materials and one NREMT exam fee.

Students must commit to serving:

  • For the $2,000.00 scholarship – One year as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

  • For the $3,200.00 – Two years as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT)

  • For the $8,000.00 scholarship – Two years as a Paramedic if upgrading your certification

  • For all scholarships – Within 90 days of completing a DSHS approved EMS course, students must:

    • Pass the National Registry examination

    • Complete the state certification process

    • Begin working or volunteering for a DSHS licensed EMS Provider

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EMS Scholarship Links

Team Texas

Click the above link for the DSHS EMS Recruitment page

Have Questions?

Contact Panhandle RAC

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Scholarship Forms

All forms are in PDF form and can be completed in Adobe and Signed.

ALL FORMS MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL

Updated 04/04/23

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