Florida Fire & Emergency Services Foundation Scholarship Program


Each year the Florida Fire & Emergency Services Foundation extends scholarships to several of the educational programs sponsored by the Foundation. The responsibility of the schloarship recipient will be to provide a written report to the Florida Fire & Emergency Services Foundation detailing advantages gained through attendance, which may be published in Florida Fire Service magazine.

PURPOSE
 The purpose of the Foundation Scholarship program is to assist fire and emergency services personnel in reaching a higher level of performance through participation in professional development and educational programs sponsored by the Florida Fire & Emergency Services Foundation.

 

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible as a scholarship recipient, you must be a current member of the Florida Fire Chiefs' Association. You must have a rank of Fire Officer or above, be associated with a 100% volunteer fire department or a combination or career department which serves a  population of 50,000 or less. Criteria will be weighted accordingly by:

     1.  Current member of the Florida Fire Chiefs' Association
     2.  Fire Officer or above
     3.  100% volunteer fire department serving a population of 50,000 or less
     4.  Combination or career department serving a population of 50,000 or less

RESPONSIBILITIES

Scholarship recipients must attend the full program on the dates and location specified on their application. If an emergency or illness prevents attendance, recipients may re-apply at any time for attendance at future programs. Scholarships are not transferable to other individuals. Recipients must complete and submit a seminar evaluation form at the end of the program. Scholarship recipients are also required to submit a written report to the Florida Fire & Emergency Services Foundation detailing advantages gained through attendance which may be published in Florida Fire Service magazine.

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES IS 90 DAYS PRIOR TO EVENT


Executive Development Conference Scholarship Application

The Centurion Scholar sponsorship in Chief Haun's memory is utilized for a recipient to attend the annual Executive Development Conference. 

Part of Chief Haun's legacy was his community and Association involvement, commitment and leadership for this conference, as well as serving as FFCA's 41st President (1997-1998). 

 

The scholarship will include full registration and lodging to the annual Executive Development Conference.

The nominee or applicant must be at the company officer level or higher and their application must describe how they meet the following criteria: 

  • Leadership                    
  • Mentoring
  • Education
  • Community Service            

The successful recipient shall develop an article thanking the FFESF and outline how their attendance at the EDC impacted them directly and how it will benefit their department and community using the criteria of leadership, education, mentoring and community service.

Craig Haun Scholarship Application

Executive Development Conference Scholarship Application

The Florida Fire & Emergency Services Foundation is extending one (1-2) scholarships to the 2017 Executive Development Conference.  Recipients awarded Foundation scholarships within the last 24 months are not eligible to receive a scholarship for the same program. The Foundation will pay for your full registration to the Conference plus five (5) nights hotel stay.

EDC Scholarship Application

The 2017 & 2018 Craig Haun Memorial Centurion Scholarship is sponsored by:
Thomas Weber, CFO, EFO, MPA, MIFireE, Fire Chief, Retired


 

EVT Scholarship Application

The Florida Fire & Emergency Services Foundation is extending one (1) scholarship to the National Emergency Vehicle Technician Training Academy.  Recipients awarded Foundation scholarships within the last 24 months are not eligible to receive a scholarship for the same program.The Foundation will pay for your full registration to the National Emergency Vehicle Technician Training Academy plus five (5) nights hotel stay.