The Motorola Foundation provides scholarships, particularly focused on science, technology, engineering and/or math, to children, stepchildren, adopted children, spouses and domestic partners of firefighters who died in the line of duty. Scholarships are awarded annually for full- or part-time study at accredited colleges, universities or vocational institutions.
- Spouse, significant other, son, daughter, legally adopted child or stepchild of a firefighter honored at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Children must currently be under the age of 30 AND have been under the age of 22 at the time of their firefighter’s death.
- High School diploma or equivalency or in the final year of high school.
- Currently pursuing or planning to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies, a certification program of job skills training at an accredited institution.
- Currently enrolled or planning to enroll as a full- or part-time student.
- Academic standing
- Statement of interest including personal, academic and career goals as well as involvement in extracurricular activities, including community and volunteer activities
- Two letters of recommendation; at least one from a member of the fire service. Neither reference should be from a relative.
- Special consideration will be given to applicants whose education goals focus on math, science, technology and/or engineering, consistent with the Motorola Foundation’s mission
» Download: Application for All Scholarship Programs
(Applications must be received and postmarked by April 1.)