Iowa Association of Professional Fire Chiefs announce
Scholarship Program Professional Fire Chiefs partner
with Waldorf College to offer scholarship for Iowa’s
firefighters. The Iowa Association of Professional Fire
Chiefs are proud to announce a partnership with Waldorf
College in Forrest City, Iowa in the creation of the
Waldorf College/Iowa Association of Professional Fire
Chiefs Support for Education scholarship. The
scholarship provides funding for the on-line program and
is intended to promote higher education for Iowa’s fire
service members. The scholarship provides 60 credit
hours or 24 months of classes, whichever comes first.
The potential value of the scholarship is $17,000 and
the scholarship may be used in any of Waldorf’s on-line
programs. The scholarship will be awarded annually.
The scholarship is open to any firefighter who is an
active member in good standing of a State, County,
Municipal, Community, Industrial, Tribal or Federal Fire
Department located within the State of Iowa who has
obtained firefighter certification recognized by the
Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau. Further eligibility
A high school transcript, GED certificate, or former
Two letters of recommendation of which at least one
letter must be from the applicant’s Fire Chief;
An essay of not more than 1,250 words.
Application packets can be downloaded here.
Applications are due by 5
p.m. on the first Monday in February with the award
being made in early April at the IAPFC Conference.
For additional Information, contact:
Chief Jerry Holt
Urbandale Fire Department
3927 121st Street
Urbandale, IA 50323