The Electronic Security Association (ESA) is pleased to announce 2017 ESA Youth Scholarship Program for graduating high school senior, who will receive a diploma from an accredited high school, located within the state where they apply. The Electronic Security Association (ESA) launched the “Youth Scholarship Program” to promote goodwill among the electronic systems industry and police and fire officers by providing college scholarship awards to their deserving sons or daughters. The first place national winner receives $7,500 and the second place receives $2,500 to put toward their college education.
About The Organization:
The Electronic Security Association (ESA), a non-profit 501(c) 6 trade association, has evolved into the largest professional trade association in the United States with the purpose of representing, promoting and enhancing the growth and professional development of the electronic life safety, security, and integrated systems industry.
- Applicants must be at least 15 years of age and not older than 20.
- He or she must be a graduating high school senior who will receive a diploma from an accredited high school, located within the state where they apply.
- Homeschooled students and students attending military or boarding schools are also eligible to apply.
- Applicants must be accepted for admission to an accredited college or university, matriculating the following year.
- Each eligible student must have a father, mother or natural guardian who meets the following qualifications:
- The student’s school must be located in the state where the parent is a full-time active employee OR within a 100-mile radius of where the parent is a full-time active employee.
- Parent must be a full-time paid member of the police or sheriff’s department or fire department. Parent/guardian may also be a volunteer member of a fire department.
- Parent or guardian must be an active duty police officer, firefighter, paramedic, or EMT (public sector). Children of administrative staff do not qualify.
- Children of DHS, FBI and other Federal employees do not qualify.
- Children of reserve officers, part-time sheriff’s deputies and retired or deceased employees do not qualify.
How to Apply
Interested candidates can download the application form through the given link:
Candidates who want to apply on-line, they can follow the given link: https://esa.wufoo.com/forms/m1nvormu18ti66s/
Students must submit the following:
- Completed and signed application
- Essay (typed)
- Transcripts from the school (or parent if home schooled) that lists the student’s grade point average. GPA must be in a standard 4.0 or 0-100 percent scale or conversion method must be provided (weighted GPA scores accepted).
- Proof of acceptance to a college or university (letter/certificate acceptable; does not have to be the student’s intended college or university).
- Proof of parent’s occupation (copy of ID or supervisory letter on station letterhead acceptable).
- Copies of official SAT and/or ACT test score results. (These may be included on and sent with official high school transcripts).
- Résumé listing community service, academic prizes, awards, hobbies, extracurricular activities and work history.
- Proof of verified community service.
- Letter of recommendations from a high school counselor, teacher or other outside agency which verifies participation in extracurricular activities and speaks of the student’s character.
Students living in a non-participating state may submit their applications by mail directly to ESA:
ESA Youth Scholarship Program
6333 North State Highway 161, Suite 350
Irving, TX 75038
Each state program awards scholarships at various levels; check with your participating ESA chapter for information on specific state award levels. The first place national winner receives $7,500 and the second place receives $2,500 to put toward their college education.
March 24, 2017, is the deadline for submitting the scholarship application to ESA.
Link for More Information:
If you have any question, email at Shannon.Murphy-at-ESAweb.org
Phone: (888) 447-1689