Rules for Reimbursement for "Children of Members" Scholarships

  1. You must be enrolled in a North Carolina school and carry twelve (12) hours or more.
    If you are an "internet student", you must be enrolled in a college or university located in North Carolina.
    If you have any questions concerning the acceptance of the program you are planning on enrolling in, please contact our office to confirm that the program is acceptable with our administrative rules. If you are enrolled in a non-traditional program, we will need a copy of your complete schedule from the beginning of your course schedule to completion.
  2. You must stay continuously enrolled in an accredited institution, in the state of North Carolina
  3. When you have completed each semester, please send us a copy of your grade report.
    Official transcripts are NOT required. A copy of your grade report is acceptable.
    Grade reports must include your name, the college or university name, hours taken and cumulative GPA.
    Grades can be e-mailed, faxed or mailed.
    Incomplete grade reports will delay reimbursement.
  4. Scholarship payments are disbursed directly to you.
    We disburse these payments in the order that grades are received in our office.
    Please allow 2 to 4 weeks from the day we receive your grades to process your payment.
  5. To verify if your grades have been received, please email us at
  6. You must carry twelve (12) hours, or more, and maintain a 2.0, or greater, cumulative grade point average each semester.
  7. Your sponsor must be an active member of an eligible1 rescue or EMS department, be retired, disabled, or deceased.
  8. FALL GRADES must be received in our office by FEBRUARY 10th to receive reimbursement.
    SPRING GRADES must be received in our office by JULY 10th to receive reimbursement.
    Failure to send your grades on or before these dates will result in the loss of your scholarship.
    (*Optional) SUMMER SESSION(s) GRADES must be received in our office within sixty (60) days of date of last class. Three (3) hours must be taken for a session to be reimbursed. Please note...You do not have to attend or be reimbursed for summer session(s). Your scholarship reimbursement will resume with the fall semester.
  9. If you are a four (4) year scholarship recipient, and attend a two (2) year institution, your scholarship award will be reduced.
  10. Please notify us, immediately, of any changes in the contact information we have on file for you.
  11. Please notify us of any changes in your plans to attend a different college or university.

1The department must file a certified roster on or before Jan 15th of each year to maintain eligibility.

If you have any questions, please contact our office by phone or e-mail.