The First Responder Grant is a tuition discount open to all full-time and part-time employees of the Syracuse City Fire Department, the Syracuse City Police Department or American Medical Response an online undergraduate degree or certificate through the College of Professional Studies. It is also open to all first responders throughout the entire state of New York who are looking to pursue the Project Management master’s degree through the College of Professional Studies.
- Undergraduate Degrees & Certificates: Admitted and eligible employees of the Syracuse City Fire Department, the Syracuse City Police Department or American Medical Response will pay $350 per credit hour (representing a 50% discount from the current part-time tuition rate of $695/credit hour). Discount applies only to Syracuse University online undergraduate degrees and undergraduate certificates in the College of Professional Studies.
- Online Project Management Masters Degree: All first responders throughout the entire state of New York who already have an undergraduate degree can apply for a 30-credit hour online graduate degree in project management at the discounted rate of $1,000 per credit hour.
- Must apply and be admitted to a program or certificate.
- Must provide a letter from human resources verifying employment as proof of eligibility.
Contact our admissions team for any questions relating to this grant opportunity.