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Virginia EMS Scholarship

Virginia Department of Health
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

This program provides scholarships to support qualified applicants seeking to earn an initial or advanced EMS credential within Virginia. Each scholarship recipient must agree to affiliate with a Virginia agency as either an employee or volunteer after the completion of the certification program.


Applicants must be Virginia residents that are enrolled in an initial certification or advanced certification program that is approved by Virginia Office of EMS.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Maximum scholarship amounts are based on the certification program:

  • EMT: $495
  • Advanced EMT (AEMT): $619
  • Intermediate: $1,176
  • Paramedic: $2,166
  • Special award: $5,416

The special award is available for currently-certified Virginia intermediate providers who are enrolled in a paramedic certification program.

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the online application system are available on the program website.

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Emergency medical services · Emergency medical technicians and paramedics · Scholarships for health careers · Virginia

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