Eastern Carolina Firefighters Association Scholarship Opportunities


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03/01/2012 -
The Eastern Carolina Firefighters Association is pleased to announce the application period for the 2012 scholarship awards. As you are aware, the cost of education has increased in recent years. The Association is very happy to be able to assist in the education of firefighters in Eastern North Carolina. We encourage all member departments to take advantage of this opportunity by submitting one application for each of the following scholarships: image

One (1) RICHARD LEACH & One (1) ERNIE BRYANT GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS -- $1000.00 each The Richard Leach and Ernie Bryant General Scholarships are for two (2) or four (4) year programs in any chosen area. The purpose of the general scholarship is to assist a firefighter, and/or a child of an active, retired, or deceased firefighter in achieving an educational degree from and accredited college or university. The applicant must be a senior who will graduate from high school in the same year in which their applications are submitted or have graduated prior to the application year. Either the applicant or the applicant's firefighter parent must have been a firefighter in good standing with a member department for the twelve-month period prior to the date of application for the scholarship unless the parent is retired or deceased. If the applicant's parent is a retired or deceased firefighter, the parent must have been a member in good standing of the department for at least twelve months prior to the firefighter's death or retirement. General Scholarships will be awarded based on intellectual ability, financial need, character and promise of future contribution to North Carolina and our Nation.

 

ONE (1) AUBREY RIVENBARK EMERGENCY SERVICES CURRICULUM BASED SCHOLARSHIP FOR $1500.00.

 

This Scholarship is for two (2) or four (4) year Emergency Services Curriculum based programs only. The scholarship is given to an active firefighter, regardless of age, who is seeking an emergency services related degree from an accredited college or university. The Emergency Services degrees are defined as Fire Protection, Fire Sciences, Emergency Management, or Emergency Medical Sciences. The applicant must have been a firefighter, rescue member, or EMS member in good standing with a member department for the twelve-month period immediately preceding the date of application for the scholarship.

 

The applications are offered to firefighters or children of firefighters who are graduates or graduating seniors of a high school during or before the year 2012. Your fire department must be a member of the Eastern Association with dues paid up for the year 2012. Each member department may submit one application for each of the scholarships.

 

Applications must be mailed to the Eastern Carolina Firefighters Association Scholarship Committee and post marked no later than March 10, 2012. The mailing address is:

 

Eastern Carolina Firefighters Association Scholarship Committee Grifton Fire Department

Attn: Edward E. Meeks

P.O. Box 910

Grifton, NC 28530

 

Please be mindful that this scholarship application packet is in addition to the packet received from North Carolina State Firemen's Association and comes from your Eastern Carolina Firefighters Association.

For questions, please contact Association President Tracy Mosley at (252) 205-1289 or send him and email at [email protected]

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