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2023 – 2024 Scholarship Recipients

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Scholarship Program awarded 63 scholarships totaling $504,149 to fallen firefighters' spouses, children, and stepchildren.

The 2023 – 2024 scholarship recipients include 41 previous scholarship recipients and 22 first-time recipients. The scholarships are based on applicants’ financial needs and academic performance, emphasizing those studying science, technology, engineering, math (STEM), and public safety.

The NFFF Scholarship Program is made possible by generous donations from Motorola Solutions Foundation, Inc., the Alan Patrick Sondej Scholarship Fund, the Kenneth M. Hedrick Memorial Scholarship Fund, and the NFFF partnerships with MissionSquare Retirement, Burton A. Zipser and Sandra D. Zipser Foundation, National Association of State Fire MarshalsGlobal Health & Safety, and the Steel Family’s Engine Company 5 Foundation and individual donors. 

These scholarships represent the NFFF’s commitment to supporting the families of fallen firefighters. NFFF and its scholarship partners are proud to support these families and honor the memory of fallen heroes.

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These scholarships were awarded through the generosity of our partners. We thank them for their support of our families.

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