The Scholarship Committee has the following duties and responsibilities:
The Scholarship Committee shall by June 1 of each year, in cooperation with scholarship committees of appropriate universities, colleges, academies or other institutions of higher learning within Maryland determine to provide or deny grants or loans to new applicants or continuing students. The Committee shall in proper cases award, to the extent funds are available, such grant or loan to an eligible applicant or student participating in a course related to fire or health services including, but not limited to, fire sciences or emergency medical services.
The Scholarship Committee shall, in its discretion, award available funds as grants or loans to any person or persons it shall deem worthy. The Committee may use funds provided through resources of the MSFA or from other sources. The Committee is authorized to solicit funds for grants or loans from any source it deems proper. The Committee shall, from time to time, promulgate rules and regulations relating to its duties, eligibility of applicants or recipients, acceptable sources of funds to be solicited or regulations dealing with liability of a given recipient to repay any part or all of any grant or loan.
The following scholarships are administered by the MSFA Scholarship Committee
a) "The MSFA Dr. John L. Bryan Scholarship Award," sponsored by this Association. The level of support is determined annually by the committee, based on availability of funds.
b) "The Floyd B. Heimer Memorial Scholarship Award," sponsored by Mrs. Josephine G. Heimer. The current level of support is $2,000.00 per academic year, subject to change at the discretion of Mrs. Heimer.
c) "The Shock Trauma Board of Visitors Scholarship Award," sponsored by the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Board of Visitors. This will be awarded annually by the Scholarship Committee to worthy applicants in Emergency Medical Health Services Programs. Levels of support are determined annually by the committee. Funds available vary each year.
d) "The Delmarva Power Scholarship Award," sponsored by Delmarva Power. The current level of support is $4,500.00 per academic year.
e) “The Bill and Allica Olsen Scholarship Award” The requirements for this scholarship are currently being developed and will be posted at a later date.
Applications and Guidelines may be downloaded below.
Please remember to fully complete the application and the deadline for submittal is a post mark date of April 15th.
Glenn Dale Fishack, Jr.
Matthew D. Stevens (2012)
Robert W. Jacobs, PP (2012)
Susan Mott (2013)
Pete A. Piringer
Roger N. Powell, P.P.
Robert W. Ryan (2013)
Doug Simpkins, Jr. (2013)
W. Faron Taylor
Dr. James E. Milke