City of Jordan Partnership EMT Basic Training Grant Guidelines
TLCF is partnering with the City of Jordan, MN and Ridgeview Medical to provide financial assistance to EMT Basic trainees, in the form of training grants to attend and complete this program. Training Grants will be made based on merit and need.
Qualifications Applicant must be accepted into the City of Jordan/Ridgeview Medical EMS Program and plan to serve as an on-call EMT-Basic for the City of Jordan for a minimum of one year. Guidelines
1) Applicants complete the attached application and submit a single typewritten essay explaining why they wish to pursue an EMT Career and serve on the City of Jordan’s Ambulance service. This essay should be no more than 500 words.
2) Two letters of recommendation are required. Recommenders should provide with a recommendation letter the following information: Recommender’s name and applicants name, Recommenders contact information, Length of time acquainted with and relation to the applicant. If the applicant is currently with an EMS, Fire or Health Care agency, one of the recommendations should be from a supervisor. Recommendations from relatives are not permitted.
3) TLCF will verify that the applicant has been accepted into the program with the city of Jordan.
4) Training Grants will be awarded based off an application (demonstrating commitment to community, desire to complete the training program and financial need) which will be reviewed by the TLCF scholarship committee. This will be separate from any incentive the City of Jordan provides to applicants for completing a year of service. There will be a maximum of $500.00 available for each individual training grant. Training grant decisions will be made by November 8, 2019 and recipients will be notified by November 10, 2019. Decisions for training grant awards will be made at the sole discretion of the TIMOTHY L CORRELL FOUNDATION Scholarship Committee and will be final.
Training Grant Awards 1) Following completion of the first 6 weeks of training, the initial 50% disbursement will be made. Payment shall be by check and paid directly to the scholarship recipient. 2) Once EMT Certification and verification of completion of 12 months of on-call hours by the city of Jordan has been verified, the second 50% disbursement will be made. Payment shall be by check and paid directly to the scholarship recipient. Important Dates: November 1, 2019 – Training Grant applications and materials due. November 8, 2019 – Decisions on Training Grants. November 10, 019 – Notification will be received by candidates.
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