Heather Bird Memorial Scholarship

Annual scholarship created by Robert H. Bird in memory of his daughter.

Eligibility Criteria

Active members of the Vincennes Township Fire Department with at least one year of service and their spouses who have a high school diploma or GED certificate or children of active members who are graduating high school seniors. Applicants must have a letter grade average of C or above upon high school graduation or completion of the GED program and be planning to attend a two- or four-year degree-granting institution. Please note that active member status will be determined by the Vincennes Township Fire Department.

Selection Criteria

Selection will be based on the number and types of certifications achieved through the fire department, involvement and/or leadership in community service, and information contained in the required essay.

Supplemental Requirements

  • Listing of all certifications achieved through the Vincennes Township Fire Department, including the type of certification and the year it was achieved.
  • Essay (not to exceed two typewritten, double-spaced pages) describing applicant’s merits, his or her plans for use of the scholarship, and need.
  • Official grade transcript.

Award Amount

$1,000

Application Deadline

January 24, 2018

Application Access Code

kno

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