Annually, the Fire Suppression Systems Association Educational Foundation awards scholarships to talented and worthy young people within the fire suppression industry.
Any student or college-bound individual affiliated with the fire suppression industry is eligible to apply. Candidates must have graduated from high school or its equivalent before July 1 of the year in which they will use the scholarship. Scholarships will only be awarded to students who will be participating in the fire protection programs at their universities. Students already enrolled in one of these colleges are also eligible to apply. Previous winners are eligible for another award.
Judges consider applicants’ academic success, interest, special abilities, financial need and other factors when selecting their choice of scholarship recipients. Judges are the Board of Directors for the Fire Suppression Systems Association Educational Foundation, Inc. There are no restrictions based upon the employment status or the sex, race, creed or nationality of the candidate.
In order to be considered, the scholarship applicant must complete a Scholarship Application Form and mail it and any attachments to the FSSA Scholarship address. The Scholarship Application Form is available on the website. To learn more about the scholarship and the materials that must be submitted, click here.
Click here to view the application.
The deadline for application submission is July 1, 2017.
The FSSA Scholarship Fund is supported by contributions from the fire suppression industry and other business groups and individuals. Contributions, which are tax-deductible, can be accepted at any time and in any amount
Contributions can be made in recognition of special events or in memory of a loved one. Single contributions of $25,000 or more will be honored by an annual scholarship named after the contributor. In order to increase the number and amount of scholarships available, FSSA is seeking additional support for the foundation. If you are interested in making a contribution, submit a donation online or mail a check to FSSA Headquarters at 3601 East Joppa Road, Baltimore, MD 21234.