City of Sarasota Firefighters Scholarship

To be eligible, a student must:

1). Be enrolled in a minimum of six semester hours at the State College of Florida.
2). Be enrolled in either an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program.
3). Have a minimum cumulative 3.0 grade point average.
4). Be the child, grandchild, or direct descendant (great-grandchild, great-great grandchild, etc.) of either: A firefighter who is employed by the Sarasota County Fire Department and is a member of the City of Sarasota Firefighters’ Pension Fund OR a retired City of Sarasota or Sarasota County Firefighter who is receiving a pension from the city of Sarasota Firefighters’ Pension Fund.
5). Submit the FASFA form and demonstrate financial need as determined by the financial aid standards.
6). Write a thank you letter within one week of receiving this email notification to the {{ portfolio.name }} selection committee.
7). Update any change of address and/or telephone number as soon as possible by logging on to the SCFF scholarship system and altering the general application.

Award
varies
Deadline
04/15/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you the child, grandchild or direct descendant (great-grandchild, great-great grandchild, etc.) of a firefighter who is employed by the Sarasota County Fire Department and is a member of the City of Sarasota Firefighters’ Pension Fund?
  2. Are you a child, grandchild or direct descendant (great-grandchild, great-great grandchild, etc.) of a retired City of Sarasota or Sarasota County Firefighter who is receiving a pension from the city of Sarasota Firefighters’ Pension Fund?
  3. If you answered yes to either question above, please enter the legal name of the firefighter.