AT&T Funds Scholarships for First Responder Students at Oklahoma State University
KOKH - October 18, 2023 6:16 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — If you are a student seeking certification or a degree in a first responder program at Oklahoma State University, AT&T Public Safety scholarships are available to eligible students.
The new scholarships were announced during an event at OSU. AT&T contributed $25,000 to make the scholarship possible.
The Health Sciences and Human Services Division will offer scholarships to low-income and other under-served students who seek to earn the following degrees or certificates:
- Emergency Medical Technician Certificate
- Paramedicine Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
- Firefighter Certificate
- Fire Protection AAS
- Police Science AAS
- Police Science AAS with Crime Scene Investigation Concentration
- Police Science AS
- Police Science Crime Scene Investigation Certificate
- Public Safety Management Bachelor of Technology
The support from AT&T will enable the university to offer $1,000 scholarships to 25 students.
“We are so appreciative to AT&T for the financial support of our students. The graduates of these programs will not only be providing a service to our communities, they will be saving lives daily. We are grateful to AT&T for helping students reduce financial barriers as they learn those vital skills.” Dr. Pam Stinson, Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs, OSU-OKC
“At AT&T, we’ve been given the responsibility of building out the FirstNet wireless broadband network built specifically for public safety in Oklahoma and across the United States,” said Steve Hahn, president, of AT&T Oklahoma. “We also want to do what we can to help inspire and prepare the next generation of first responders in Oklahoma, which is why we created the AT&T Public Safety Scholarship program. We appreciate those who answer the call to serve their communities.”
For more information about AT&T in Oklahoma, visit Oklahoma.att.com.