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 2015  SCHOLARSHIP ENTRY FORM

$8,500.00 in Scholarships

·  $1,000.00 CFSA Founders Award for Leadership & Excellence

Presented to the TOP GRADUATE of a 3 year full time Fire Protection Technology or 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.

· $1,000.00 CFSA Fire Safety Award 2015 In Memory of Rich Morris

Presented to the TOP STUDENT having completed year 2 of a 3 year full-time Fire Protection Technology Course with outstanding leadership, motivational and technical skills and overall academic proficiency ≥ 3.3 GPA.

· $1,000.00 CFSA LRI Engineering  Award

Presented to a TOP YEAR 2 STUDENT of a 3 year fulltime Fire Protection Technology Course with exceptional overall skills in Fire Alarm System Technology and an academic proficiency ≥ 3.3 GPA.

. $1,000.00 CFSA Randal Brown & Associates Award

Presented to a TOP YEAR 2 STUDENT of a 3 year fulltime Fire Protection Technology Course with exceptional overall skills in Codes/Standards Technology and an academic proficiency ≥ 3.3 GPA.

. $1,000.00 CFSA Nadine Internationa Award.

Presented to a TOP YEAR 2 STUDENT of a 3 year fulltime Fire Protection Technology Course with exceptional overall skills in Fire Suppression Technology and an academic proficiency ≥ 3.3 GPA.

. $500.00 CFSA Underwriters Laboratories of Canada Award

Presented to a TOP YEAR 2 STUDENT of a 3 year fulltime Fire Protection Technology Course, 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 YEAR 1 STUDENT of a 3 year full-time Fire Protection Technology Course, with exceptional academic skills in all subjects and an overall proficiency ≥ 3.3 GPA.

. $500.00 CFSA City of Markham, Buildings Standards Department Award

Presented to a TOP YEAR 1 STUDENT in Fire Protection Engineering or related Fire and Life Safety Diploma Program and an academic proficiency ≥ 3.3 GPA.

. $1,000.00 CFSA Siemens Canada Award 

Presented to a TOP YEAR 1 or 2 STUDENT 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 Aon Fire Protection Engineering Award

Presented to a TOP YEAR 1 or 2 STUDENT in a Technician or Technology Program with a primary focus on Sprinkler Technology – Code and Design and an academic proficiency ≥ 3.3 GPA.

QUALIFICATIONS AND RULES:

  1. The recipients must be enrolled in a Fire Protection Technology Course at a Canadian college or university.
  2. All CFSA Scholarship Award entries (c/w academic grades) must be submitted by March 18th to: Attention: 2015 Scholarship Form2800 14th Avenue Suite 210, Markham, ON L3R 0E4
  3. Canadian Fire Safety Association,
  4. 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 etc. and a statement on your extracurricular involvement (i.e. student clubs, mentoring, tutoring, athletics & community volunteering)
    4. Letter of Reference from faculty about individual.
  5. All entries become the property of the CFSA. The awards ceremony will take place on April 8, 2015 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.