Info Fax# 21 March 09, 2018

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SILVER SHIELD COLLEGE AWARD
The Silver Shield Foundation is honoring the service of uniformed members of the FDNY to the New York community by awarding one member's college-bound daughter or son -- chosen by lottery -- a college scholarship in the amount of $5,000, renewable annually for up to four years. To be eligible, a student must be the natural or adopted child of an FDNY member currently serving as a Fire/EMS Officer, Firefighter, EMT, Paramedic, Wiper, Engineer, Pilot or Fire Marshal. More information can be found at www.silvershieldfoundation.org.


FIRE BELL CLUB SCHOLARSHIP AWARD APPLICATION
Applications for the Fire Bell Club Scholarship Award are now available. Eligibility is as follows:

  • Active Firefighters and Fire Officers who have been accepted or are attending an accredited institution of higher learning
  • Firefighters/Fire Officers pursuing a degree in Fire Service Administration, Public Service Management, Nursing or a related Fire Service discipline and who have completed a minimum of twelve credits.
A written statement of 500 words explaining why an applicant should be considered for the award is required with application submission. The scholarship award is a one-time grant of $1,000. Applications must be submitted by April 27, 2018. The date of the award is mid-June. Applications can be obtained by emailing Jacqueline Merveil, FDNY Registrar/Academic Advisor at jacqueline.merveil@fdny.nyc.gov or by calling (718) 281-8465.


JAMES B. BOYLAN SCHOLARSHIP AWARD APPLICATION
Applications for the annual James B. Boylan Scholarship Award are now available and can be obtained via email to Mr. Robert Gullickson at rjgullickson@gmail.com. This scholarship is offered to children of Firefighters/Fire Officers (active and retired) entering a Catholic High School on Staten Island. The amount of the scholarship is $7,000. Applications must be submitted by May 1, 2018. The award will be announced June 30, 2018 at the annual Lt. Joe Gullickson Picnic. Visit www.Congressionalaward.org or contact Robert Gullickson at above email for further information. Visit www.MaverickFoundation.com for more information about this and other scholarships offered.


Fraternally,

Gerard Fitzgerald
President

Robert Eustace
Recording Secretary