- Be enrolled in a minimum of nine semester hours;
- Have a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0;
- Have permanent address in Boone, Ogle, or Winnebago County; and
- Be a member or a family member of a member of IAFF Local 413 Firefighters, or studying fire science or to be an EMT.
Financial need will be considered.
Taking into consideration the background and criteria of this scholarship, why are you the best candidate to receive it? You may want to discuss your past academic or personal achievements, leadership skills, community and school involvement, or obstacles you’ve overcome.
Tyler Kinison began his career with the Rockford Fire Department in 2001. Tyler was very well respected and was known to be one of the hardest working firefighters in the department. Tyler taught many classes on fire safety and prevention. He passed away on March 5, 2006.