Scholarships

CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT
GOLD BADGE SOCIETY 19TH ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 2017

Please read carefully, incomplete or late applications will be disregarded.

All scholarships are available to graduating, qualifying children of active, disabled, retired or deceased firefighters or paramedics of the Chicago Fire Department.

All scholarships will be awarded at the CFD Monthly Mass, June 18th 2017, 8:30 AM. at Holy Family Church, 1120 West Roosevelt Road.

Winners will be notified by May 6th 2017 and are expected to attend the service to receive their scholarship.


 

HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE TO 2017 8TH GRADE GRADUATES
PLEASE CHOOSE ONLY ONE

Helen Lydon Miller Memorial Scholarship.
Four students will be chosen for a one-time award of $1000 each. Applicant must provide a report card (copy) from the first semester of this current school year proving a B GPA and a letter of recommendation from a school official (ex, teacher, counselor, coach, principal).

Lt/EMT John Leonard High School Scholarship.
Two students will be chosen for a one-time award of $1000 each.  Applicant must provide a report card (copy) from the first semester of this current school year proving a C GPA and a letter of recommendation from a school official (ex, teacher, counselor, coach, principal).

FF. Francis Joseph Foley High School Scholarship
Two students will be chosen for a one-time award of $1000 each. Applicant must provide a report card (copy) from the first semester of this current school year proving a C GPA and a letter of recommendation from a school official (ex, teacher, counselor, coach, principal).

FF/PM Christopher D. Wheatley High School Scholarship.
One student will be chosen for a one-time award of $1000   Applicant must provide a report card (copy) from the first semester of this current school year proving a C GPA and a letter of recommendation from a school official (ex, teacher, counselor, coach, principal).

COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE TO 2017 HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES
PLEASE CHOOSE ONLY ONE

FF Patrick Cramer
One student will be chosen for a one-time award for $1000. Applicant must provide a transcript from the first semester of this current school year proving a cumulative C GPA and a letter of recommendation from a school official (ex, teacher, counselor, coach, principal).

James J. McLaughlin College Scholarship
Two students will be chosen for a one-time award of $1000 each. Applicant must provide a transcript from the first semester of this current school year proving a cumulative B GPA and a letter of recommendation from a school official (ex, teacher, counselor, coach, principal).

CFD Gold Badge Society College Scholarship
Four students will be chosen for a one-time award of $1000 each. Applicant must provide a transcript from the first semester of this current school year proving a cumulative B GPA, a letter of recommendation from a school official (ex, teacher, counselor, coach, principal).

FF Walter Patmon Jr. College Scholarship
Three students will be chosen for a one-time award of $1000 each . Applicant must provide a transcript from the first semester of this current school year proving a cumulative B GPA, a letter of recommendation from a school official (ex, teacher, counselor, coach, principal).

FF/PM Christopher D. Wheatley College Scholarship.
Two students will be chosen for a one-time award of $1000 each. Applicant must provide a transcript from the first semester of this current school year proving a cumulative B GPA, a letter of recommendation from a school official (ex, teacher, counselor, coach, principal).


For all of the above scholarships, a lottery will determine the winner from qualifying applications. All judgments are final.

All applications must be postmarked no later than March 31, 2017.

Mail to:
CFD Gold Badge Society
3400 West 111th Street
PMB 356
Chicago, IL 60655.
ATTN: Scholarship Committee

INCLUDE ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS WITH APPLICATION.
INCOMPLETE OR LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE DISREGARDED.

Address questions to CFDGoldBadge@aol.com Attn. Scholarship Committee

2017 Scholarship Application