FireVEST Scholarship Program
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Fire Volunteer, Education, Service and Training (FireVEST) Scholarship Program
The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) in partnership with the Allegheny County Workforce Alliance and Allegheny County Fire Academy in an effort to help recruit, train and staff volunteer fire departments in Allegheny County are offering a Certificate/Associates Degree scholarship program.
These are full scholarships for residents of Allegheny County who currently volunteer of have just joined a volunteer fire department in the county.
Of the 200 scholarships offered per year, 150 of them are earmarked for new recruits in exchange for a commitment of 5 years service to a volunteer department and 50 will be awarded to existing volunteers in exchange for a commitment of an additional 5 years of service.
So for those people who may be looking at starting a college degree program and have financial concerns, please check out the following link: http://www.ccac.edu/default.aspx?id=145827 and help your community at the same time.