Clark County Firefighters Local Union 1908 Memorial Scholarship

High school seniors in Clark County, Nevada, who plan to attend a post-secondary college or university in Nevada may apply for this scholarship. A 2.5 GPA is required. Applicants cannot be related to a member of a Professional or Volunteer Firefighter organization. Six scholarships will be awarded in memory of eleven Line of Duty Deaths; Darnell Brown, Paul Young, Jerry Harper, Greg M. Redmond, Ray Mecham, Robert “Bobby” Corse, Richard Washington, Frank E. Testa, Colin P. Henly, John Foster and David Croston. The amount for each scholarship awarded will be $1,000.

Verification of college enrollment (class schedule) will be required during the summer before check is mailed to the college. Scholarship funds must be applied toward tuition, fees and other appropriate educational expenses. These funds will be disbursed in equal payments over two semesters.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you related to a member of a Professional or Volunteer Firefighter organization?
  2. Do you plan on attending a college or university in Nevada?
  3. Essay - 400-500 words - "Please explain your career goals and aspirations and why pursuing a college education is important to you."
  4. Please upload a letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, administrator, coach or advisor.
  5. Please upload your resume.
  6. Please upload your most current transcript (unofficial).
  7. Please upload a "Financial Need Letter" explaining why you need assistance with your college/school expenses.
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