Scholarships


The purpose of the Canadian Fire Safety Scholarship Fund is to engage in, assist and contribute to promote the development, diffusion and application of knowledge to the advancement of all forms of fire safety in Canada; to promote, foster and stimulate the study of fire safety and research therein; and, to furnish encouragement, aid, guidance, support and financial assistance to qualified persons who desire to make their careers in the field of fire safety.

Each year the CFSA gives away multiple scholarships for various programs representing the diversity of fire protection (i.e. Codes and Standards Technology, Fire Alarm System Technology, Fire Suppression Technology, etc.) for students enrolled in a full-time Fire Protection Technology program.  CFSA awards include the following:

CANADIAN FIRE SAFETY ASSOCIATION

Canadian Fire Safety Association 2018 SCHOLARSHIP ENTRY FORM

$11,500.00 in Scholarships

· $1,000.00 CFSA Founders Award for Leadership & Excellence; 2019 in Memory of Chief Fire Prevention Officer, Nicolas Webb, Whitby Fire & Emergency Services

Presented to the top graduating student of a 3 year full time Fire Protection Engineering Technology Program or similar University degree, who has demonstrated leadership qualities including a balance of academic excellence, outstanding leadership, motivation and community service. The applicant should excel in displaying outstanding leadership, display motivation and contribute to the fire safety community, achieve academic and technical skills to impact the fire safety community and outstanding concern for others/volunteerism and an academic proficiency ≥ 3.3 GPA.

· $1,000.00 CFSA Firetronics 2000 Inc. Fire Safety Award 2015 In Memory of Rich Morris

Presented to a top 3rd year student in a 3 year full-time Fire Protection Engineering Technology Program with outstanding leadership, motivational, technical skills and overall academic proficiency ≥ 3.3 GPA.

· $1,000.00 CFSA LRI Engineering Inc. Award

Presented to a top 2nd year student of a 3 year fulltime Fire Protection Engineering Technology Program with exceptional overall skills in Fire Alarm Systems and an academic proficiency ≥ 3.3 GPA.

· $1,000.00 CFSA JENSEN HUGHES Consulting Canada Award

Presented to a top 2nd year student of a 3 year fulltime Fire Protection Engineering Technology Program with exceptional overall skills in Codes and Standards and an academic proficiency ≥ 3.3 GPA.

· $1,000.00 CFSA Nadine International Inc. Award

Presented to a top 2nd year student of a 3 year fulltime Fire Protection Engineering Technology Program with exceptional overall skills in Fire Suppression Technology and an academic proficiency ≥ 3.3 GPA.

· $1,000.00 CFSA Siemens Canada Ltd. Award

Presented to a top 1st year student or 2nd year in a Technician or Technology Program with a primary focus on Fire Alarm – Code and Design and an academic proficiency ≥ 3.3 GPA.

· $1,000.00 CFSA Matteo Gilfillan & Associates Inc. Award

Presented to a top 3rd year student in a 3 year Fire Protection Engineering Technology Program with exceptional academic proficiency of >3.6 GPA in Codes and Standards related courses and an overall proficiency >3.3 GPA.

· $ 1,000.00 CFSA the Building Reports Canada Award

Presented to a top graduating student of a 2 year Technician or 3 year Technology Program, with exceptional skills focused on Fire Alarm & Sprinkler Inspection, community contribution and an overall proficiency ≥ 3.0 GPA.

· $ 1,000.00 CFSA Johnson Controls Inc. Award

Presented to a top graduating student of a 2 year Technician or 3 year Technology Program, with exceptional skills focused on Fire Alarm & Sprinkler Systems, Equipment Programming, Information Technology courses, community contribution and an overall academic proficiency of 4.0 GPA.

· $500.00 CFSA Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada Award

Presented to a top 2nd year student of a 3 year fulltime Fire Protection Engineering Technology Program, with exceptional academic skills in Codes and Standards and an overall proficiency ≥ 3.3 GPA.

· $500.00 CFSA Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada Award

Presented to a top 1st year student of a 3 year full-time Fire Protection Engineering Technology Program, with exceptional academic skills in all subjects and an overall proficiency ≥ 3.3 GPA.

· $500.00 CFSA City of Markham, Buildings Standards Dept. Award

Presented to a top 1st year student in Fire Protection Engineering Technology or related Fire and Life Safety Diploma Program and an academic proficiency ≥ 3.3 GPA.

· $500.00 CFSA FCS Fire Consulting Services Ltd. Award

Presented to a top 2nd year student in a 3 year full-time Fire Protection Engineering Technology Program with exceptional overall skills in Fire Code and Retrofit Courses and an academic proficiency ≥ 3.3 GPA.

· $500.00 CFSA Mircom Group Award

Presented to a top 2nd year student in a Technician or Technology Program with exceptional overall skills focused on Fire Alarm system – Code, Design and Practical Lab Skills and an academic proficiency ≥ 3.3 GPA.


QUALIFICATIONS AND RULES:

  • The recipients must be enrolled in a Fire Protection Technology Course at a Canadian college or university.
  • All Scholarship Award entries (c/w academic grades) must be submitted by March 20 to: Attention: 2019 Scholarship Form

Canadian Fire Safety Association,

2800 14th Avenue Suite 210, Markham, ON L3R 0E4

  • Submit a written response of up to 300 words in paragraph form, providing a brief description of:
    1. Your interest in fire safety and knowledge of CFSA and the donor organization,
    2. The course you are enrolled in and how you would like to utilize your education (ie. fire service, consulting, sales etc.)
    3. Any experience you have in fire safety either work related, attendance at conferences, CFSA functions and a statement on your extracurricular involvement (i.e. student clubs, mentoring, tutoring, athletics & community volunteering)
    4. Letter of Reference from faculty about individual.
  • All entries become the property of the CFSA. The awards ceremony will take place on April 4, 2019 at the CFSA Annual Education Forum. All award recipients are encouraged to attend the full day CFSA Education Forum, as a guest of the CFSA and its distinguished Scholarship Sponsors.