‘Vegas Strong’ scholarships offer help for aspiring first responders

The Public Education Foundation teamed up with Macy’s to fund $50,000 in scholarships for three students seeking first responder careers

By FireRescue1 Staff

LAS VEGAS — A new scholarship fund has been created in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting for students who wish to become first responders.

Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that the “Vegas Strong” scholarship was created by the Public Education Foundation and a $50,000 donation from Macy’s will be offered to three students seeking first responder careers, as well as two dependents of first responders.

The students will receive $2,500 and can renew the scholarship as they complete their two- or four-year degree.

The application deadline for the scholarship is Feb. 20. Click here to apply.


The Public Education Foundation is grateful to Macy's for funding $50,000 in Vegas Strong scholarships. Do you know a...

Posted by The Public Education Foundation on Wednesday, January 24, 2018


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