Tuesday, May 26, 2009

NVFC Junior Firefighter Scholarship & Grant Applications due June 1

The National Volunteer Fire Council’s (NVFC) National Junior Firefighter Scholarship and Grant Program application period deadline has been extended until June 1, 2009. The scholarship program will award a combined total of $100,000 in scholarships to junior firefighters to fund their pursuits in higher education in 2009. Scholarships are awarded to individuals involved in the junior firefighters and Explorers programs from across the nation who demonstrate commitment and dedication to their local program. Applicants must be a senior in high school or have graduated from high school within the past three years. For additional information and to download the application, visit http://www.nvfc.org/juniors.