CCFR scholarship program seeks applicants

Posted: Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Capital City Fire and Rescue is taking applications for openings for its scholarship program. The program is open to Alaska residents planning to attend University of Alaska Southeast.

CCFR awards 13 scholarships each semester. Scholarships are renewable each semester for up to three years of study, provided the student is fulfilling all the requirements of the program. This scholarship program requires participants to be live-in firefighters with CCFR. There are currently openings in the program.

If you would like to obtain a copy of the application you may go to or Applications must be postmarked by Dec. 6.

A panel of judges will select the winners based on each student's future potential to contribute their knowledge and talents in Alaska. In addition, each student's service to their community, service to their school and school achievements will be taken into consideration. Applicants selected from the review process will be invited to participate in interviews on Dec. 9 and Dec. 10. Interviews may be done via teleconference.

Along with the application form, students are asked to include in their scholarship package a letter of application, an official high school or college transcript, letters of recommendation, a criminal background check, a driving record, media release form and a health screening form.

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