APCO Silent Key and Commercial Partner Scholarship Program provides the opportunity for emergency communications professionals to participate in industry-leading certification training programs and professional development courses to better serve their communities and first responders. The program is open to all APCO full and associate members, regardless of geographic location or job position in the industry.
Scholarship funds may be used for all APCO Institute courses, as well as the Registered Public-Safety Leader (RPL) and Certified Public-Safety Executive (CPE) Programs. Funds will be available at the time of registration.
Have you been thinking about obtaining a certification to further your career but needed a sign from the universe to take the leap? Look for applications on 911der Women Firework Scholarship Program! Thanks to the generosity of the Motorola Solutions Foundation grant program, $20,000 worth of scholarships will be awarded in 2023 to complete the following programs:
NENA - National Emergency Number Association’s ENP and CMCP certification
APCO International’s RPL certification
International Academies of Emergency Dispatch - IAED’s CCM certification
360 Dispatcher’s leadership retreat
Visit our website for more information and to apply. Applications for all programs will be available online after the announcement.
NENA's Gold Line Telecommunicator Continuing Education Scholarships are available to any telecommunicator, call taker, or dispatcher with at least one year of experience and in good standing with their current employer. Supervisory and other managerial personnel are not eligible for this award, nor are previous recipients.
NENA has established a scholarship program to honor the commitment of Bill McMurray, Past President, to the mission of The Diversity in 9-1-1 Leadership Program provides scholarships to equip new and diverse voices with the skills, knowledge, and training necessary to advance to upper-level positions in 9-1-1 agencies and become tomorrow’s leaders.
Please review the eligibility checklist below before applying!
KPATC Foundation is honored to sponsor these four 911 Telecommunicators to attend the Be The Difference Conference in Myrtle Beach, SC this week. Whitney Weaver (KS), Shanna Brussell (KY), Kayla Melton (AL), and Heidi Pease (IN). We know they are going to have a great week learning new things to share with their co-workers but they’re already Being The Difference by Being Their Best Selves Each and Every Day! Photos courtesy of Gary and Tammy Hill (NJ) and featuring the infamous 911 Bowler. Thanks to the Denise Amber Lee Foundation and the Healthy Dispatcher for organizing such a fantastic 911 training event.
NENA has established a scholarship program to honor the commitment of Bill McMurray, Past President, to the mission of NENA and 9-1-1 education. The objectives of this program are:
The Jack Stout EMS Fellowship, endowed by FirstWatch, will be open to any aspiring EMS leader who is interested in acquiring the knowledge and skills to lead EMS systems now and in the future. Named for the late Jack Stout, considered to be the father of high-performance EMS systems, the Fellowship will allow selected individuals to learn the principles espoused by Stout.
Jack Stout Fellows will attend the Pinnacle meeting and either the Fitch Ambulance Services Manager (ASM) program or the Communication Center Manager (CCM) program with all expenses covered by FirstWatch.
Check back for more info on scholarships!
NENA's Women in 9-1-1 (WIN) Alliance empowers women in 9-1-1 through leadership development, education, networking, and mentoring opportunities. WIN helps women in 9-1-1 to reach their full potential by providing resources including FREE quarterly webinars and meet ups at NENA events (when possible).
WIN's objectives are to: