IAFC Foundatin Fire Explorer Scholarship

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.

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Award Amount: $500
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes

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