IAEM Scholarship Application

IAEM scholarships are awarded through a competitive process to students worldwide, who are pursuing an associate or diploma, baccalaureate, or graduate degree in emergency management, disaster management, or a closely related field. 

2018 Scholarship Application Period

The 2018 scholarship application period for full-time undergraduate and graduate and part-time graduate student begins Apr. 23, 2018. All application materials must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. EDT, June 12, 2018.

Application Instructions should be downloaded and followed closely by all applicants. All forms required are available for download below.

In 2017, a special undergraduate scholarship was named for the Scholarship Program co-founder, Robert C. Bohlmann, CEM: The Robert C. Bohlmann, CEM, Scholarship for Service in Emergency Management. In 2018, this scholarship again will be awarded to the undergraduate student who has the highest score under the scholarship rating system. Other undergraduate and graduate scholarships will be awarded as IAEM scholarships.

Application Form

Review the Application Instructions. Then, download and submit all forms required for your application.


To assist applicants, the Scholarship Commission has created checklists for each application type. This tool will help student applicants track materials that are needed to complete a successful application. Download the list for your application type below.

Questions may be directed to:

Dawn M. Shiley, IAEM Scholarship Program Director, shiley@iaem.com, or 703-538-3542.