The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s scholarship programs, enable spouses, life partners, children, and stepchildren of our fallen firefighters pursue their educational and career goals. Apply by March 1, 2021.
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In addition to the Foundation’s scholarships, families of fallen firefighters may be eligible for educational assistance from other programs. Please contact these agencies and organizations directly for more information.
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“Thank you for awarding me the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Scholarship and helping me pursue my desire for a college education. With your help, I will be able to accomplish my dream of becoming a civil engineer. I hope to make the NFFF proud.”
We can all agree that 2020 was a year like none we have ever seen. The COVID pandemic brought collective loss and separation. Despite this additional challenge, we have worked to develop new approaches to help our community. Indeed, the ability to adapt to new circumstances is at the core of resilience and post-traumatic growth.
On January 13, 2021, Novato Fire Protection District Firefighter/Paramedic Nicole Scott received the Firefighter Hero Award for her leadership in addressing the behavioral health of firefighters. The Firefighter Hero Award program is a joint effort between MAGLITE® and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. The program periodically honors single firefighters, groups, or whole departments for extraordinary commitment to upholding excellence in firefighting and related activities.
In appreciation for Art’s achievements, the NFFF has created the Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award to recognize exceptional service to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
Nominations are being accepted now through January 15, 2021.
This October, we pay tribute to the 103 firefighters who died in the line of duty while serving their communities as part of America’s Tribute to Fallen Firefighters. These men and women will be honored in Emmitsburg, Maryland at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend in October 2021. You can join us in honoring a hero on our Walk of Honor® in National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Park by placing a brick in their memory.