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. The deadline is April 1, 2014.