American College of Paramedic Executives Scholarship

Fitch EMS Foundation

American College of Paramedic Executives

The American College of Paramedic Executives (ACPE), is the credentialing body that offers voluntary professional certifications to qualified EMS leaders.


The ACPE will provide a waiver of certification fees for the Foundation’s award winner for an applicant that meets the certification criteria in each of the following categories:

  • Supervising Paramedic Officer (SPO)
  • Managing Paramedic Officer (MPO)
  • Executive Paramedic Officer (FACPE – Fellow of the College of Paramedic Executives)

Application Deadlines & Award Dates

The online 2024 scholarship application process will open on Feb. 1 and will close March 15, 2024. The Foundation’s scholarship committee will select winners and they will be announced at the Pinnacle Leadership Conference. The award recipients and all other applicants will receive an email notifying them of the decision. For any questions or concerns, please email the scholarship committee at [email protected]


Sponsorship Opportunities 

The Foundation is endowed by the EMS consulting firm Fitch & Associates, other major organizations, and individuals that believe that the future of our profession requires the aggressive development of its future leaders. If you are interested in providing a named scholarship or other financial support, please contact Jay Fitch at [email protected]

Fitch EMS Foundation

Benefits for Award Recipients

Being a Fitch Foundation Award Recipient opens the door to a community of high-performing peers and mentors and leadership development. The Fitch Foundation offers events, lifelong leadership development, volunteer, and professional opportunities, and more to its award winners.