IAFC educational scholarship application period now open

FireRescue1 Staff

FAIRFAX, Va. — The International Association of Fire Chiefs Foundation is now accepting applications from qualified firefighters for its 2016 educational scholarships.

The scholarships provided by the IAFCF help advance firefighters in their college education to be better prepared to face the complex challenges of the fire service.

The available scholarships include:

  • Chief Charles "Chet" Henry Memorial Scholarship Award
  • Garry L. Briese Scholarship Award
  • The Heather Westphal Memorial Scholarship Award
  • IAFC Federal and Military Fire Service Section Award
  • John M. Buckman, III Award
  • Fire Explorers (14-20 years of age)

Anyone with a minimum of three years as a volunteer, two years paid, or a combination of three years paid and active volunteer service, is eligible to apply.

The deadline to apply is April 29. More information is available here.

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