Over $150,000 is awarded annually by the National AMBUCS. There is one two-year award in the amount of $6,000. Award monies are deposited each semester to the student’s credit account with the financial aid office of the educational institution. The purpose of the foundation is to never forget September 11, 2001. We fund a College Scholarship program for children of Active First Responders (EMS, FIRE, POLICE) who each day place their lives on the line for all of US. The foundation assists Emergency Organizations with funds, materials, equipment and/or Volunteers when needed. Criteria include:any student whose parent is an Active Duty First Responder, either Paid or Volunteer (EMS, Fire, or Police): list parent's name, department, job title and their supervisor's name; admissions to an accredited College or University; two letters of reference from current school faculty and/or Community leader, non-related; financial need can be a component of this scholarship; write an essay (250-500 words). For more information or to apply, please click the link below.