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