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NASSAU COUNTY FIREMENíS ASSOCIATION 2015 - SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

(PLEASE TYPE ALL INFORMATION)

 

Scholarship Requested For:      ____Member      ____Child of Member      ____Both

Applicantís Name:__________________________   Date:___________________________

Address:__________________________________ Telephone No.:________________________

      Number, Street, City, State, Zip Code                                                                                  Area Code plus Number             

Fire Department Affiliation:_________________________________________

Cellular No.:_________________________

                         Area Code plus Number                                                                                                                                                    

Parentís Name if applicable:___________________________________________

GPA of Applicant:__________________

                                A transcript from the educational facility must be submitted.


AWARD WINNERS WILL BE CHOSEN AT THE SEPTEMBER EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING.
 
NOTIFICATION TO THE HONOREES WILL BE MADE SHORTLY AFTER THIS MEETING WITH AN INVITATION TO ATTEND A GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING.
 
Requirements:
Applications must be postmarked or received by August 1, 2015.
All information must be typed or printed in black ink..
Applicantís name and address must be on the top of each page submitted or highlighted.
The applicant and/or parent of applicant must be an active member application of the Nassau County Firemenís Association (NCFA) with dues paid through the year of the scholarship request. Dues must have been paid by the May General Membership meeting.
If the applicant is a member of a Fire Department, he must also be a member of the NCFA and cannot submit an application based only on a parentís affiliation with the NCFA. An application can be submitted for both categories.
Only undergraduate students will be eligible with a minimum of 16 credits for the Fall Semester.
A paid Bursarís statement must be submitted indicating payment was made. This can be submitted after the Scholarship is announced however, no award will be made until the Bursarís statement is received. In the event that the Bursarís statement is not received by the October General Membership meeting of the year submitted, the award will be cancelled for that applicant.
A transcript from the educational facility for the four years of high school or all college years must be submitted. If you attended different high schools and/or colleges, then multiple transcripts for each institution must be submitted.
An applicant can win only one award per calendar year but, can win an award in consecutive years.
At least two Awards will be granted: one for a member, one for the child of a member.
The applicant must submit a one page essay explaining: ďWhy do we need Volunteer Firefighters?Ē
On a separate page:
List and explain extracurricular activities performed for your school.
List and explain extracurricular activities performed outside of school.
List and explain all employment activities.
List 3 references including Name, Address and Telephone Number for contact: School Official/Educator, Employment Supervisor and Relative/Friend. In the event that the applicant is unemployed, then a second reference must be obtained from a School Official/Educator. Please note telephone calls to the references may be made.
Attach a letter of recommendation from the Chief or Captain for the applicant or the applicantís parent. In the event that the applicant checked off ďBothĒ on the top of the page for consideration for either award, then a letter from the Chief or Captain must be submitted for both the applicant and the parent.
Incomplete packages will not be returned and will be discarded.
All applications become the property of the NCFA and the privacy of the individual will be maintained.
The NCFA reserve the rights to publish the names, essays and pictures of award winners.
Any item not covered in these guidelines will be ruled on by the Scholarship Committee with all decisions being final.
Please send completed package to: Anthony Tripp, 63 Frost Pond Road, Glen Cove, New York 11542.
 
 
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                Signature of Applicant                                                  (3/15)               Signature of Parent/Guardian (if applicable)



 



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