January 16, 2017 - ZOLL 2017 EMT Scholarship Program Open for Applications


Diane Egan
ZOLL Medical Corporation
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July 16, 2017—CHELMSFORD, MASS.—ZOLL® Medical Corporation, an Asahi Kasei Group Company that manufactures medical devices and related software solutions, today announced that the ZOLL 2017 EMT Scholarship Program is now open for applications.

Candidates can submit their applications online at www.zoll.com/EMTScholarship between now and April 14. The winners will be announced during EMS Week in May 2017.

The intent of the ZOLL EMT Scholarship Program is to award medical education grants annually to up to 12 qualifying caregivers who demonstrate a career commitment to the profession. The goal of the program is to support the education of EMTs (EMT-Basic, EMT-Advanced) who are working toward their paramedic certification (EMT-P).

“Our mission with this program is to help deserving individuals enhance their lifesaving skills and provide their communities with the best quality of care,” said A. Ernest Whiton, President of ZOLL Resuscitation. “The role they perform daily is vital to the well-being of all residents of their community.”

Program Overview

The scholarships are valid for credits earned in degree curriculums or other independent, nationally certified programs where the intent is to prepare participants for paramedic certification at the state or national level.

Applicant Requirements

Qualified applicants must be employed (or volunteer) as an EMT-Basic or an EMT-Advanced by a licensed EMS service and have no less than 2,500 hours of field experience. Applicants must submit a complete application by April 14 to be considered for a grant. A complete application includes:

  • Personal work history (EMS experience, license number, awards, recognitions, etc.)
  • Completion of a brief 250-word essay
  • Endorsement/reference from an EMS director

Award Process

All scholarships are reviewed and award decisions are made by an independent committee composed of non-ZOLL personnel. ZOLL representatives do not attend meetings where award determinations are made and will not attempt to influence the selection process in any manner.

Award Criteria

Awards are based on the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated commitment to the profession
  • Personal essay
  • Strength of recommendation

About ZOLL Medical Corporation

ZOLL Medical Corporation, an Asahi Kasei Group Company, develops and markets medical devices and software solutions that help advance emergency care and save lives, while increasing clinical and operational efficiencies. With products for defibrillation and monitoring, circulation and CPR feedback, data management, therapeutic temperature management, and ventilation, ZOLL provides a comprehensive set of technologies that help clinicians, EMS and fire professionals, and lay rescuers treat victims needing resuscitation and acute critical care. For more information, visit www.zoll.com.

About Asahi Kasei

The Asahi Kasei Group is a diversified group of companies led by holding company Asahi Kasei Corp., with operations in the material, homes, and health care business sectors. Its health care operations include devices and systems for acute critical care, dialysis, therapeutic apheresis, transfusion, and manufacture of biotherapeutics, as well as pharmaceuticals and diagnostic reagents. With more than 30,000 employees around the world, the Asahi Kasei Group serves customers in more than 100 countries. For more information, visit www.asahi-kasei.co.jp/asahi/en/.

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