The Foundation offers ten $5,000 scholarships to the children of firefighters every year. Please review the full guidelines below for eligibility criteria.
The application timeline is as follows:
- March 1: Application opens
- May 16: Applications due by 6:00 PM PT
- May 17 – June 15: Applications are reviewed and finalists are contacted
- June 15: Deadline for finalists to be contacted
- June 16 – June 30: Finalist interviews conducted
- June 30: Final ten recipients announced
To learn about past scholarship recipients, click here.
Scholarships will be awarded and may be used only in accordance with Fire Family Foundation’s Scholarship Guidelines.
- Download the PDF application.
- Save to your computer.
- Complete the application by typing your responses directly into the PDF file. If you have downloaded and saved the application to your computer, you have the ability to save and resume working on your application at your own pace.
- Save the final PDF once your application is complete.
- Write your essay in a separate file.
- Complete the submission form below.
- Upload the following items as separate files: Application, Resume, School Transcript, Essay.
- When you submit your application, you will get a notification that your application was successfully received. We will contact you after reviewing your application package.
- If you have any questions, please email Scholarships@FireFamilyFoundation.org using the subject line “Scholarship Question — [Your Name].”
Save your essay and resume as Word documents or PDF files. Other file formats, including .txt and .pages, will not be accepted. Please name your file: [LastName_FirstInitial_AttachmentType].
Deadline: Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at 6:00 PM PT
Terms and Conditions
If I am selected as a scholarship winner and in consideration thereof, I understand, agree and hereby grant permission to Fire Family Foundation to use my likeness and name in announcing and promoting this scholarship program. I understand and agree that Fire Family Foundation is solely responsible for the selection of the scholarship winners and its decision is final. I have completed the Scholarship Application and have attached the requisite verification documents. I certify that the information is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I understand and agree that falsification of information will result in termination of the Fire Family Foundation 2023 Scholarship. In submitting this application, I agree to the above terms and conditions.