Scholarship Information

Southwest Virginia Firefighters Association Scholarship Fund

The objective of the scholarship program is to assist individuals desiring to further their academic education. The scholarship award will be $500.00 and can be utilized for any direct expenses such as registration, tuition, books, meals, lodging or transportation. The grant period will run from July 1st of the current year to December 31st of the following year.

ELIGIBILITY

(1)Active fire service personnel that are members of the Southwest Virginia Firefighters Association
(2)Spouses and dependents of active fire service personnel that are members of the Southwest Virginia Firefighters Association

SELECTION CRITERIA

Selection of award recipients will be based on demonstrated need, desire, initiative and potential benefits of the educational opportunity.

HOW TO APPLY

Complete the attached application and send to the address listed below. Applications will be accepted between September 1st and April 1st to be considered for the current award period. The grant period will run from July 1st of the current year to December 31st of the following year. Successful applicants will be notified by January 1st. Verification of attendance will be required. Awardees will be recognized at the Annual Convention. For more information, contact:

Southwest Virginia Firefighters Association
Attention: Scholarship Committee
110 Depot Street
Christiansburg, VA 24073
(540)382-6805 and leave message
bhanks@christiansburg.org

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