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Timothy Gortney 

Legacy Scholarship

About Timothy Gortney Legacy Scholarship

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The Timothy Gortney Legacy Scholarship was established in 2023 in honor of a past FFC Graduate's father who was always proud, always encouraging, and wished for success for his son to earn his wings. 
The scholarship aims to provide the following:

  • $1,500 toward costs associated with the selected FFC student's required travel to the annual Public Safety Aviation Conference (airfare and hotel accommodations)

  • 100% of costs associated with the web-based initial exam fees to obtain the IBSC Flight Paramedic Certification (FP-C)

  • All funds are reimbursed to the student with proof of receipts

To qualify for the scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Nationally Registered Paramedic with >3 years experience

  • Current FFC student in good standing

  • Not actively employed as a Flight Paramedic

To complete the application, you must have the endorsement and recommendation of a Director of the ECHO Future Flight Crew.

Scholarship winners are announced annually at the Public Safety Aviation Conference. One recipient per year.

Applications are due by July 1, 2024.

Questions? Send email to Travis Mason at

Must be available to attend and participate in the Annual ECHO conference in Richmond, Virginia September 30-October 2, 2024.

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