Firefighting

COMPANY/ASSOCIATION NEWS

Issue 4 and Volume 162.

>> Children who have lost a parent in an air medical accident may be eligible for financial assistance through a scholarship fund from THE FOUNDATION FOR AIR-MEDICAL RESEARCH & EDUCATION (FARE), the charitable arm of the ASSOCIATION OF AIR MEDICAL SERVICES. Beginning this year, the FARE Children’s Scholarship Fund will award two $2,500 scholarships to deserving high school seniors. Applicants must have at least a C grade point average; be a legal U.S. resident; and be a graduating high school senior accepted into an accredited two-or four-year college, a university, or a vocational-technical school. Applications are due May 1. Scholarship recipients will be announced in August. www.fareonline.org. >> The U.S. FIRE ADMINISTRATION’s NATIONAL FIRE ACADEMY has changed the application period for on-campus course deliveries and the Executive Fire Officer Program (EFOP). Potential students must submit their applications between April 15 and June 15, 2009 for first semester classes (October 1,…

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