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NFPA offers scholarships for fire protection engineering, fire science, fire service, and public administration program students

Blog Post created by mikehazell Employee on Jan 11, 2013

NFPA offers a number of scholarships for students, but you have to act fast - the deadline for each of the following scholarships is April 1, 2013.

Arthur E. Cote Scholarship
Who is eligible: Undergraduate students enrolled in fire protection engineering programs in the United States or Canada.

Distribution: There will be a minimum of one scholarship awarded per year of at least $5,000.

About Mr. Cote: Arthur Cote dedicated his career to the fire protection engineering community and is well known nationally and internationally. He is recognized as one of the leading authorities in fire sprinkler protection and technology. Prior to his retirement, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Engineer at the NFPA, overseeing ten operating divisions.

Learn more, apply for the Cote Scholarship.

David B. Gratz Scholarship

Who is eligible: Graduate students enrolled in fire science or fire engineering programs outside of the United States.

Distribution: There will be a minimum of one scholarship awarded per year of at least $5,000.

About Mr. Gratz: Chief Gratz entered the fire service as a volunteer with the Silver Spring, MD, Fire Department in 1949. He became the first career Chief of the department in 1961 and served in that capacity until 1973 when he became the first Director of the Montgomery County, MD, Department of Fire and Rescue Services. He led NFPA's International Operations division for 22 years until his death in 1998.

Learn more, apply for the Gratz Scholarship.

John L. Jablonsky Scholarship

Who is eligible: Graduate students enrolled in fire protection engineering programs in the United States or Canada.

Distribution: There will be a minimum of one scholarship awarded per year of at least $5,000.

About Mr. Jablonsky: A person of unshakable integrity, John L. Jablonsky possessed a rare touch of fair play and justice and was quick to stand up for his convictions. He served for over thirty years in numerous capacities for the NFPA. In 1987, he received the Association's highest honor, the Paul C. Lamb Award and, at the time of his death, was chairman of the Standards Council.

Learn more, apply for the Jablonsky Scholarship.

George D. Miller Scholarship
Who is eligible: Undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in fire service or public administration programs in the United States or Canada.

Distribution: There will be a minimum of one scholarship awarded per year of at least $5,000.

About Mr. Miller: George D. Miller, a retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General whose military career included critical command responsibility and a superb record as a fighter pilot, was appointed president and chief executive officer of NFPA in 1992. Upon his retirement in 2002, NFPA's board of directors unveiled the George D. Miller Scholarship in tribute to Mr. Miller's exemplary service to the Association.

Learn more, apply for the Miller Scholarship.

See a full list of scholarships, awards, and grants offered by NFPA.

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