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University of the Rockies Supports the Nation's First Responders by Offering the First Responders Grant
The grant is available to all first responders residing in the United States

DENVER, July 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- University of the Rockies is now offering a First Responders Grant eligible to students attending University of the Rockies who serve as federal, state, or county local first responders such as police officers, sheriffs, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, and paramedics across the United States.

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"University of the Rockies recognizes the sacrifices our nation's first responders make while serving and we are committed to providing those first responders attending the university with a quality education," said Dr. Jeremy Moreland, University of the Rockies provost. "The university, which focuses on the social and behavioral sciences, offers a variety of degree programs online which allows first responders with hectic work schedules to further pursue their education at their own time and pace."

First responders students interested in the grant must be enrolled in one of the following University of the Rockies programs: master of arts in psychology, doctor of psychology, criminology and justice studies specialization, master of arts in organizational development and leadership, or doctor of philosophy in organizational development and leadership.

The First Responders Grant amount for master's degree-seeking students will equate to 20 percent of the cost of tuition. The grant amount for students seeking a doctoral degree will equate to 15 percent of the cost of tuition. In addition, the grant will waive the institution's technology fee or technology services fee, and sales tax charged on tuition and fees.

To learn more about the University of the Rockies' First Responders Grant Program, visit or call 866.621.0124.

About University of the Rockies
University of the Rockies is a leading graduate school of the social and behavioral sciences that offers programs for students seeking their PhD, PsyD, or Master of Arts degree. Based in Denver, Colo., the University provides students with the convenience of an online education. While working toward a degree from anywhere in the country, students enjoy access to industry professionals, research, and publishing opportunities. For more information, please visit,,, or call Marianne Perez, Media Relations Manager, at 866.621.0124 x11636, or email


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