F.I.R.E. awards up to two scholarships annually of $1,500.00, subject to annual budget review, to qualified students who have demonstrated a monetary need, community service and commitment to pursuing higher education.
1. Be a child of a F.I.R.E. member, with at least (3) three years membership (prior to the application deadline), in good standing and, current on membership dues.
2. Be a High School graduate, entering college as a freshmen or sophomore, accepted into at least one accredited college as a full-time student, in possession of college’s letter of acceptance or their final report-card for that freshman year and hold at least a 2.85 GPA for that school year.
3. Fulfill any community service during the application year. Community service will stand on its own merits. Write a 200-word minimum, typed essay on: Why are fire departments, especially those in extremely diverse communities, failing to achieve diversity? Please explain.
NOTE: This subject will change annually.
Legacy of 19 Application: