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!
Award Amount: $500
Essay required: Yes