Posts Categorized: Scholarships

2023-2024 NFFF Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted Online

2023-2024 NFFF Scholarship Applications

Through the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s scholarship programs, loved ones of the fallen can realize their educational dreams. Online applications are being accepted January 1 through March 1 for the 2023-2024 NFFF Scholarships, which provide financial assistance to spouses, life partners, children, and stepchildren of firefighters honored at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial.

The Difference YOU Can Make

2022-2023 Scholarship Recipients

Curious about the real-life impact your support of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation has? We invite you to meet our most recent scholarship recipients. We’re so very proud of these young men and women—and are delighted to introduce them to the Fire Hero Family community. Each of the recipients lost a parent firefighter to a line-of-duty death; they received their awards based on their financial need and academic performance.

2022-2023 NFFF Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted Online

2022-2023 NFFF Scholarships

Through the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s scholarship programs, the loved ones of the fallen can realize their educational dreams. Online applications are being accepted January 1 through March 1 for the 2022-2023 Sarbanes Scholarship Program, the Alan Patrick Sondej Memorial Scholarship Fund and the Motorola Solutions Foundation Enhanced Scholarship Initiative which provides financial assistance to spouses, life partners, children, and step-children of firefighters honored at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial.

An Open Letter to My Dad in Heaven, Who Has Missed Sixteen Years of My Life

Ryan Woitalewicz

Ryan is pursuing his Elementary Education Degree. He is hopeful to find a career that will make a difference in children’s lives. Successful completion of the coursework will lead Ryan to find a job and after a year or so, he plans to enroll in a master’s program in school administration and hopes to earn a doctorate degree.

NFFF Al Sondej Memorial Scholarship Announcement

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation announced a new scholarship fund in honor of Alan Patrick Sondej. Al Sondej, a member of the Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department in Prince George’s County, Maryland died on March 16, 1988 from injuries sustained during a fire. The fund was made possible through a generous donation by Dave Levy a former volunteer firefighter at the nearby Chillum-Adelphi Volunteer Fire Department.