North­west Ge­or­gia Fire Chiefs As­so­ci­a­tion an­nounces schol­ar­ship op­por­tu­ni­ties for area fire­fight­ers

Calhoun Times - - GORDONLIFE -

Cal­houn, GA: The North­west Ge­or­gia Fire Chiefs As­so­ci­a­tion ( NWGFCA) has an­nounced it will award schol­ar­ships, for the sev­enth year, to four area fire­fight­ers at the Ge­or­gia Fire Ser­vice Con­fer­ence & Expo to be held in Dal­ton, Aug. 14 - 17.

The goal of the schol­ar­ships is to pro­mote higher ed­u­ca­tion and bet­ter­trained fire of­fi­cers and fire­fight­ers in or­der to im­prove the fire ser­vice in North­west Ge­or­gia.

Each of the four schol­ar­ships awarded will be in the amount of $ 400. Schol­ar­ship ap­pli­ca­tions and rules can be found on the NWGFCA web­site, www. nwgfca. org.

Those el­i­gi­ble for the schol­ar­ship are fire­fight­ers in good stand­ing from de­part­ments in Area 6 of North­west Ge­or­gia. One mem­ber of an ap­pli­cant’s de­part­ment must be a mem­ber of the NWGFCA. Ap­pli­cants must be en­rolled in an ac­cred­ited col­lege or tech­ni­cal school for the fall se­mes­ter and pro­vide proof of reg­is­tra­tion with the ap­pli­ca­tion.

The NWGFCA is an or­ga­ni­za­tion t hat pro­motes pro­fes­sion­al­ism, safety, sup­port and train­ing to the fire ser­vice in North­west Ge­or­gia and we are hon­ored to be able to pro­vide th­ese schol­ar­ships for area fire­fight­ers and their en­deavor to pur­sue higher ed­u­ca­tion.

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