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Competitive scholarships from corporations and nonprofits
Award Name Amount Deadline
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship $15,000 April 10, 2018
Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund $2,000 March 1, 2018
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Program $30,000 February 7, 2018
Motorola Solutions Foundation Public Safety Explorer Scholarship $2,000 October 31, 2017
Cheryle Jett-Boge Memorial Fire Sciences Scholarship $500 July 15, 2017
Firefighter/EMS Scholarship $500 July 5, 2017
Volunteer Firefighter Alliance Scholarship $1,000 May 1, 2017
IAFC Foundatin Fire Explorer Scholarship $500 June 1, 2017
Samuel Huntington Public Service Award $15,000 January 17, 2018
Chicago Police and Firefighter Training Academy Scholarship $ - May 9, 2017

Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: April 10, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education was created under the Will of Evalee C. Schwarz to provide interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need.

Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application- Qualify for financial need in the form of government grants. Applicants must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,815 or less as it appears on their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)- Be enrolled in a school in the state in which the student resides *possible exceptions apply- Standardized test scores must be in the top 15% of nation-wide- Must not be seeking a law degree For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Founded in 1949, the Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship is available to graduating seniors from public high schools in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties in Washington state. Application forms are only available through these high schools and candidates for the scholarship are nominated by their school each year. Awards range from $500 to $2,000 a year, and scholarships are renewable for four (4) years of college in the state of Washington. Approximately 35-40 awards are made each year depending on funds available for new awards and renewal awards.

Eligibility:-Be a graduating senior from a public high school in the county of King, Pierce or Snohomish in the state of Washington in the year of appointment-Be a United States citizen-Plan to attend a college in the state of Washington on a full-time basisMusic, sculpture, drawing, interior decorating or domestic science are not accepted as major subject courses.For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Program

Amount: $30,000
Deadline: February 7, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation - the federal memorial to our thirty-third President - awards merit-based scholarships to college students who plan to pursue careers in government or elsewhere in public service. Truman scholarships are for current undergraduates for graduate or professional school, participation in leadership development activities, and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government.

Eligibility:-Be a full-time junior-level student at a four-year institution pursuing a bachelor's degree. "Junior" refers to a student who plans to continue full-time undergraduate study and who expects to receive a baccalaureate degree the following year or is in their third year of collegiate study expects to graduate during the same year-Nominated by the Truman Scholarship faculty representative at his/her institution-In the upper quarter of his/her class-Be a United States citizen or a U.S. national from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Resident aliens (green card holders) are not eligible-Have an extensive record of public and community service-Have outstanding leadership potential and communication skills-Is committed to a career in government or elsewhere in public service as defined by the foundationFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Motorola Solutions Foundation Public Safety Explorer Scholarship

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: October 31, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The National Exploring Committee will award five (5) $2,000 individual scholarships to law enforcement, fire/EMS, health, aviation, or law & government explorers studying in the field of public safety. Applicant's description of their personal record should show that they can successfully complete the public safety career educational activity for which they are requesting the scholarship. Also, their personal record should show their involvement in life skills, citizenship,

leadership, and character education experiences that add to the quality of life.Eligibility:-Currently registered and active in a law enforcement, fire/EMS, health, aviation, or law & government exploring post-Parent or guardian approval if under 18 years of age-Three letters of recommendation (i.e. post-Advisor, public safety professional, teacher, employer, community leader, etc.)-500-word educational plan showing how you are going to finance your goal for a career in public safetyFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Cheryle Jett-Boge Memorial Fire Sciences Scholarship

Amount: $500
Deadline: July 15, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

In addition to eligibility requirements listed for each individual scholarship, all applicants must meet the following

minimum eligibility requirements:-Reside within the boundaries of the Stanwood-Camano School District or be a former graduate of either Stanwood High School or Lincoln Hill High School-Must demonstrate financial need Eligibility:Currently working at Fire Station or as EMT. Funds to be used for classes, workshops, or further training related to Fire Sciences or EMT.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Firefighter/EMS Scholarship

Amount: $500
Deadline: July 5, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

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Congratulations on your interest in applying for the Margate-Coconut Creek Firefighters Benevolent Scholarship, focused on improving the fire service through the perpetuation of study in the areas of fire science and emergency medical services.The Margate-Coconut Creek Firefighters Benevolent Scholarship is awarded twice a year to individuals looking for a career as a Firefighter, EMT or Paramedic.The scholarship will be awarded twice annually, once in January and again in July. The funds will be paid directly to the institution the recipient attends.Please carefully review the application information below!Deadline:Completed applications must be submitted by December 31st for the January Award and by June 30th for the July Award.Criteria for Consideration:All candidates must: Be a resident of Broward County Be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D. Have been accepted to an institution offering programs in Firefighting, EMT, or Paramedic Complete the online application form Complete the online essayScholarship Award Requirements: Provide an acceptance letter from college/institution Copy of class schedule Copy of Driver's License Three (3) letters of referenceScholarship Awards:Each scholarship awarded will be in the amount of $500. The scholarship awarded will be paid directly to the institution the recipient attends. Scholarship funds can be used toward tuition, books, room and board, or anything else required by the college/institution.Selection for the Margate-Coconut Creek Firefighters Benevolent Scholarship recipient will be made by the Scholarship Committee after careful consideration of each application. All applicants will be notified of the results.Thank you for your interest and Good Luck!

Volunteer Firefighter Alliance Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 1, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Volunteer Firefighter Alliance, Inc.'s mission is to provide fire protection equipment to volunteer fire departments and fire safety education services to the community. We commit to foster interest in all matters pertaining to the volunteer service and to promote the welfare and social advances to all volunteer firefighters

Eligibility:-Be a graduating high school student-Current technical/trade school students are also eligible-Participation in the program requires a commitment of 15 community service hours with a volunteer fire department, which can be served before or during the time scholarships are received. This may include but is not limited to: attending meetings, training, fundraisers, cleaning of equipment or fire hall, etc.-Preference is given to students who are enrolling in degree programs related to fire science, criminal justice programs, or EMT programsFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

IAFC Foundatin Fire Explorer Scholarship

Amount: $500
Deadline: June 1, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The IAFC Foundation coordinates a yearly scholarship program, made possible by generous contributions from

corporations and companies throughout the country. The scholarship's objective is to assist explorers in pursuing a career in the fire sciences or any related academic program. Eligibility:-Must be a graduating high school senior in May or June of the year in which application is made-The school selected by the applicant must be an accredited public or proprietary institution-The applicant must furnish his/her academic record (transcript when possible). Have a cumulative high school GPA of 2.5-Recommendations must be received from each of the following (no relatives): post advisor, high school representative (principal or academic adviser), and a community representative-The applicant must write a 250-word essay about why he/she feels qualified to receive the scholarship.-The applicant must submit a black-and-glossy photo (such as a passport photo) for publicity purposes in the event of selection. Photo must be electronically submitted at 300 BPI resolutionFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: January 17, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $15,000 stipend to a graduating college senior to pursue public service anywhere in the world. The Award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity for one year before proceeding on to graduate school or a career. Recently, three past award recipients have won an unsolicited, prestigious McArthur "genius" grant; been named U.S. Surgeon General; and been recognized as a Forbes "30 Under 30" entrepreneur.

For information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Chicago Police and Firefighter Training Academy Scholarship

Amount: $ -
Deadline: May 9, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Chicago Police and Firefighter Training Academy (CPFTA) awards a two-year scholarship for cadets of the four-year program (two years in high school and two in college). Students must meet or exceed the following requirements to be eligible:

-A 3.0 (B) average upon completing the two-year high school component-A 90% attendance rate throughout the high school component-No Driving suspensions or revocations-Drug screeningSubmission materials:-Two letters of recommendation (one from a school official, one from a community leader)-Current physical (must be from within the last 12 months)-Copy of student's driver's license or state identification card-Copy of high school transcript for GPA and attendance verificationMeeting or exceeding these requirements will guarantee a scholarship to attend one of many City Colleges of Chicago.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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