Full scholarships for future emergency medical technicians

The scholarship covers 100% of tuition, and the deadline to apply is Friday, Jan. 12, 2024

NEW ULM, Minn. (Dec. 5, 2023) — Allina Health New Ulm Medical Center is partnering with three other groups to offer 20 full training scholarships to future emergency medical technicians (EMT).

  • Applicants can download an application here.
  • The deadline to apply for the scholarships is Friday, Jan. 12, 2024.
  • Training will be located in New Ulm and begins Feb. 5, 2024, and ends June 19, 2024.
  • Includes 160 hours of in-class training and ambulance ride-alongs.
  • The scholarship covers 100% of the tuition.
  • Scholarship recipients are required to intend to serve as an EMT in one of the following communities: New Ulm, Springfield, Lamberton, Winthrop, Courtland, Fairfax, Lafayette or Sleepy Eye.
  • A second EMT Training will be offered in Springfield in Fall 2024.

“Our goal is to make sure all the communities we serve have accessible care. EMTs are a critical part of that service. EMT training creates a pathway to a meaningful career,” said Mark Newman, Operations Supervisor Allina Health EMS.  “We are proud to offer this opportunity for those pursuing a healthcare career and to help bring more EMTs to our region.”

EMTs are trained to provide emergency medical care and safely transport patients in a variety of settings, including life-threatening emergencies and non-emergency medical situations. There is a high demand for EMTs in New Ulm and surrounding communities. Recipients of this scholarship could become an EMT for free in less than five months.

Hobart and Charlotte Anderson Estate, Southern MN EMS Education, Allina Health New Ulm Medical Center and Allina Health Emergency Medical Services partnered to create this scholarship program.

Learn more about the scholarship here.

About Allina Health

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