NJ State FMBA Ernest O. Ousley Memorial Scholarship Program


The New Jersey State FMBA Foundation holds and administers an annual Scholarship Awards Program that provides Scholarship Awards to individual high school students, who are family members of the NJ FMBA and its Local organizations , and who will be attending an accredited school of higher education of his/her choice upon graduation from High School. To apply please download the form fillable application from the link below:

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In addition to our own scholarship program, NJ FMBA members can also apply for the following scholarships offered by outside oranizations:

Seton Hall New Jersey Firefighters Scholarship

Deadline: January 15, 2020
Amount: $3,000, renewable
Eligibility: Incoming freshman who are dependent children of career New Jersey firefighters who are FMBA members. These renewable $3,000 scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen who begin in the fall semester after their high school graduation. The completed scholarship application form and your application for admission must be received by the scholarship deadline.

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Electronic Security Association's Youth Scholarship Program

Deadline: TBA

Amount: First Place: $1,500 Second Place: $1,000

Eligibility: Dependent Sons and Daughters of First Responders

Application Process: Apply Online

The electronic security industry works intimately with the public safety sector. We appreciate the contribution that police, firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs offer to our communities. To show this appreciation, the program was developed to provide college scholarship awards to their deserving sons or daughters. Awards are based on a combination of academic achievement, national test scores, extracurricular participation and the essay. In addition to completing the application and submitting the appropriate documentation, each student must write an essay explaining “What it means to me to have my parent or guardian involved in securing our community.”


NAGE Scholarship

Deadline: May 17, 2024

Amount: $500

Eligibility: Members of NAGE, IBPO, IBCO, and IAEP, and the member's spouse, child, grandchild, niece, nephew, or significant other.

Scholarship recipients will be chosen in a random drawing at the June 2018 National Executive Board meeting; winners will be announced on this web site no later than one week after the June 2018 National Executive Board meeting. Division is NAGE and Local Number is 5000.

NAGE Scholarship applications must be postmarked (or received if submitted electronically) no later than MAY 17, 2024. 

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New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association