Western Berks Ambulance Scholarship Fund (for students pursuing a certification in PARAMEDICS or EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN -- EMT)
The Western Berks Ambulance Scholarship Fund was established in 2019 to provide scholarships to graduating seniors who attend a Berks County high school and who will be pursuing a certification as an emergency medical technician, an advanced emergency medical technician, or a paramedic. The program must be approved by the Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). This application is for students who are pursuing a certification in Paramedics or EMT.
Preference will be given to students graduating from Wilson High School, Wyomissing Area Junior-Senior High School, and Conrad Weiser Area High School, but all seniors attending a Berks County high school who meet the qualifications are encouraged to apply.
This fund honors the following individuals: Glen Hostetter who was an EMT with WBAA and one of the seven original members of WBAA in 1961; H. David Miller who was a paramedic with WBAA since 1978; and Michael Leiffer who was an EMT with WBAA since 1977.
To be considered for a scholarship for students who are pursuing a certification in Paramedics or EMT, students must apply on-line between May 1st and June 8th. Applicants will be notified in July.
In order to apply for a scholarship, you must click the Sign Up button in the top right corner to create an account. If you already established an account, click Sign In to proceed with applying for a scholarship.
Note: This particular application is for students who will be pursing a certification in Paramedics or as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Students who will be pursuing a certification as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) must apply using the application designated for AEMT which has a different application period (March 1st through April 8th).