Attention: Firefighter

Were you aware that there is a scholarship for Illinois practicing firefighters working at a fire station that is a member of the Illinois Association of Fire Protection District?  The scholarship is available for Spring application.  The firefighter must be currently enrolled in fire related coursework and have completed a fire related course Fall 2012.  If your legal residence is in Illinois, and you are a firefighter (volunteer, paid on call, full time, etc.) who is employed at a fire department that is a member of the Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts, you may be eligible for a $500 award.

You are encouraged to review the scholarship criteria and submit the application by April 30th. Late applications may be considered, please check with the BGS Office if you’ve missed the deadline, (309)298-1929.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact:

Jennifer Tibbitts
Assistant Director, Bachelor of
Arts in General Studies Degree Program
309/298-1929
JL-Tibbitts@wiu.edu

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