Scholarship Regulations

 

Completed applications are due by May 1st of each year.

 

ELIGIBILITY
A member who is in good standing with the MCVFA and who has paid dues for at least two years prior to application, or immediate family member [i.e., son, daughter, stepchildren, etc. or spouse]. Must have a high school diploma or equivalency, or be in the final year of high school. Currently pursuing or planning to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies, vocation training, a certification program, or job skills training at an accredited institution. Currently enrolled or planning to enroll as a full or part-time student. Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or “C” average for applicant pursuing an academic degree.

 

SELECTION CRITERIA
Academic Standing – Statement of interest including personal, academic and career goals as well as involvement in extracurricular activities, including community and volunteer activities. Two letters of recommendation – One letter should be from a teacher, employer, or a leader from the community familiar with you and your goals and the other from a member of the Fire Service. If it is not possible to provide a letter from a member of the fire service, please attach an explanation.

 

APPLICANTS
An MCVFA member or immediate family member must be a high school graduate or have received a GED to receive the scholarship. Students beginning or continuing in a degree program, a certificate program or a trade school may apply.