The Firemen's Association of the State of
Pennsylvania is coordinating a scholarship program made possible by the
generosity of the Volunteer Firemen's Insurance Services, Inc. of York, PA.
The objective of the scholarship program is to assist individuals desiring to
further their academic education through college level courses in the Fire
Sciences or related academic programs. Two annual scholarships will be offered
in each of the six sections of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as prescribed by
the F.A.S.P. as follows:
One $1,000.00 Scholarship Toward a Bachelor Degree
One $500.00 Scholarship Toward an Associate Degree
If applications are not received from the respective sections as
mentioned above, the un-awarded scholarship will be awarded at the discretion of
WHO IS ELIGIBLE
A.) Any person who is an active member of a state, county,
municipal, community, industrial or federal fire department located within the
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
B.) Children & grandchildren of deceased firefighters that were
a member of the Firemen's Association of the State of Pennsylvania. A person
need not be a member of the State Association to submit an application.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications may be obtained by
DOWNLOADING ONE HERE,
contacting an Association Officer, a member of the Scholarship Committee,
writing to the address below, or email the
Applicants must complete all sections of the application and
attach a statement of approximately 250 words why they are applying for
financial assistance, why they believe this course will be useful to them, and
their goals and objectives.
In evaluating the applications preference will be given to those
demonstrating need, desire, and initiative. Credits previously attained in
college should be listed and a transcript furnished if possible. Each applicant
may be subject to a personal interview by a member of the Scholarship Committee.
Applications must be
postmarked by June 15th. Applications postmarked after June 15th will NOT be
Mail application and supporting information to:
Larry J. Baughman
484 Allegheny Avenue
Franklin, Pa. 16323
ANNOUNCEMENT OF SCHOLARSHIPS
Applicants will be notified of their success by mail and the
names of all successful applicants will be officially announced at the Annual
Convention of the Firemen's Association of the State of Pennsylvania.
PAYMENT OF SCHOLARSHIPS
Payment will be divided equally between the two semesters. To
receive reimbursements, the following documents must be submitted to the
1.) Evidence of satisfactory completion of semester including
2.) Paid tuition bill from the college.
**The Association reserves the right to
reallocate unrequested scholarships and or funds.