The Maryland Emergency Management Association (MDEMA) is now accepting applications for the 2021 Donald “Doc” Lumpkins Memorial Scholarship Program. MDEMA is offering five $1,000 scholarships for 2021. One scholarship will be awarded to a student in each of the following geographic areas:
- Area I – Western Maryland (Allegany, Garrett and Washington Counties)
- Area II – National Capital (Frederick, Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties)
- Area III – Central Maryland (Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Carroll, Harford and Howard Counties)
- Area IV – Eastern Shore (Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico and Worcester Counties)
- Area V – Southern Maryland (Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s Counties)
MDEMA established the Donald “Doc” Lumpkins Memorial Scholarship Program to nurture, promote and develop future emergency management professionals by furthering the education of students studying emergency management. It is the objective of MDEMA to financially assist students pursuing an associate or baccalaureate degree in emergency management or a closely related career field. Applicants must be either:
- A high school senior attending an accredited Maryland high school who has been accepted to a two- or four-year college or university, and who plans to major in emergency management or a closely related field, or;
- A student currently accepted or enrolled in a two- or four-year college or university who is pursuing a degree in emergency management or a closely related field.
The application and additional information can be obtained at the MDEMA website.
The submission deadline for applications is April 2, 2021.