Regional Advisory Council
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.
$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
EMS Scholarship Links
Texas Dept of State Health Services
All forms are in PDF form and can be completed in Adobe and Signed.
ALL FORMS MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL