MILWAUKEE BROTHERHOOD OF FIREFIGHTERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 

 

THE MBFF SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM WAS ESTABLISHED TO HELP DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS AFFORD THE COST OF HIGHER EDUCATION. THE SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE FOCUSED ON AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENTS PURSUING A DEGREE IN FIRE SCIENCE, HEALTH SCIENCE AND/OR EMERGENCY MEDICINE AT AN ACCREDITED INSTITUTION. A MINIMUM OF TWO SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE AWARDED EACH YEAR IN THE AMOUNT OF $1000.00. SCHOLARSHIPS ARE FUNDED BY M.B.F.F. CALENDAR SALES, M.B.F.F SCHOLARSHIP EVENT AND INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTIONS. 

 

                                                                                 ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

 

TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMPETITION STUDENTS MUST BE A CITY OF MILWAUKEE RESIDENT, A HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR OR CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN A FIRE SCIENCE, HEALTH SCIENCE PROGRAM AND/OR EMT/PARAMEDIC CLASS AT AN ACCREDITED INSTITUTION.HAVE A CUMULATIVE G.P.A. OF 2.5 OR BETTER AT THE TIME THE APPLICATION IS COMPLETED. 

 

                                                                                       SELECTION CRITERIA 

THE M.B.F.F. SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR SCREENING EACH APPLICANT AND SELECTING THE WINNERS. RECIPIENTS OF THE AWARDS WILL BE CHOSEN ON THE BASIS OF THEIR WRITTEN ESSAY, ORAL INTERVIEW AND COMMUNITY SERVICE. ANY MISSING, INCOMPLETE, DISORGANIZED, LATE DOCUMENTS,OR DOCUMENTS NOT TYPED (EXCLUDING THE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION) WILL DISQUALIFY THE APPLICANT. 

  

                                                                   NOTIFICATION AND AWARD DISTRIBUTION 

 

ONLY STUDENTS WHO ARE CHOSEN WILL BE NOTIFIED BY U.S. MAIL AND EMAIL. THE WINNING RECIPIENTS MUST: BE ACCEPTED AT AN ACCREDITED SCHOOL,SUBMIT A COPY OF THE ACCEPTANCE LETTER AND REGISTRATION FORM TO VERIFY ENROLLMENT BEFORE THE SCHOLARSHIP IS AWARDED. ALL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS MUST ATTEND THE M.B.F.F. ANNUAL AWARDS AND RECOGNITION RECEPTION IN JUNE .  

INSTRUCTIONS 

 

STUDENTS MUST SUBMIT A 500 WORD ESSAY ON “ THE IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNITY SERVICE '' A LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE FROM THEIR CHOSEN COLLEGE , TWO LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION, OFFICIAL HIGH SCHOOL OR COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT. THE COMPLETED APPLICATION (INCLUDING ATTACHED DOCUMENTS) MUST BE EMAILED BY MIDNIGHT OF APRIL 4th, 2021 AND SUBMITTED TO MKEBROFF@GMAIL.COM 

 

***APPLICATION MAY BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE MILWAUKEE BROTHERHOOD OF FIREFIGHTERS WEBSITE (mbff.org)

 

 

 

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*** APPLICATION MAY BE COMPLETED USING GOOGLE DOCS MBFF SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION