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Offered by California Fire Foundation
Are you a high school senior or graduate who is a child of a California firefighter who died in the line of duty? If so, you may qualify for the Daniel A. Terry Scholarship. The scholarship is open to college-bound high school seniors and graduates who are the children of fallen California firefighters.
The scholarship program is offered by the California Fire Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing emotional and financial assistance to families of fallen firefighters, firefighters, and the communities they protect. In honor of California Professional Firefighters, the scholarship aims to help the children of fallen firefighters fulfill their educational dreams. Every year, multiple recipients are chosen to earn a $3,000 scholarship to help them pay for tuition costs. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years, granting up to $12,000 total to each recipient. If you are a child of a fallen firefighter in California, we encourage you to apply.
The scholarship is open to the children of California firefighters who died in the line of duty. Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates under the age of 27 who meet the below eligibility requirements.
High School Senior
US Citizens, Permanent Residents
To apply for this scholarship, email your online application, a jpeg family photo, an autobiography (2 pages maximum), a completed W-9 Form, and the below application materials to [email protected]. Alternatively, you can mail your application materials to: Daniel A. Terry Scholarship, c/o California Fire Foundation, 1780 Creekside Oaks Drive, Sacramento, CA 95833.
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