Emergency Medical Technician Education Stipend Program

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Interested in Becoming a Certified EMT? MIEMSS Can Help With the Cost!

MIEMSS will be offering a stipend program for EMT students who commence their initial education after January 1, 2022. Up to 500 students will be offered stipends of up to $2000 distributed in escalating payments during the course training.

Local colleges and MFRI offer approved courses. View the list of MD EMS Board approved BLS Programs.

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Education Stipend Program Details

  • Must attend a Maryland Ed Program to qualify for the stipend.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Must finish the full program and pass the NREMT Exam and the MD Practical Exam to receive a certification.

Education Stipend Details

A stipend of up to $2,000 will be distributed to up to 500 students* in escalating payments during the course of training.

  • $200 after completing their first assessment with at least a 70% as attested by the course instructor;
  • $300 after completing their second assessment (or halfway point) with at least a 70% as attested by the course instructor;
  • $300 after completing the EMT program with at least a 70% as attested by the course instructor;
  • $200 after completing the MIEMSS internship package, as attested by the course instructor;
  • $1,000 after passing the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician cognitive exam within 3 attempts (required for certification in Maryland).
  • Can be used to help supplement tuition costs, educational supplies or living expenses while taking the EMT program.
  • Stipend installments are dependent on attendance and grades. Please see application for more details.

* Excludes previous students who dropped or failed.


First Stipend Session:
March 15, 2022 – May 1, 2022

Second Stipend Session:
May 1, 2022 – August 1, 2022

To apply, please visit:

Questions? Please Contact:

EMS Clinician Services
(410) 706-3666 or toll-free at (800) 762-7157

Details can be found online on the EMS Clinician Services webpage.

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