Scholarships

2020 Scholarship Application

CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT
GOLD BADGE SOCIETY 22nd ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 2020

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 21, 2020, 8:30 AM. at Holy Family Church, 1120 West Roosevelt Road.  Winners will be notified by May 9, 2020 and are expected to attend the service to receive their scholarship.


 

HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE TO 2020 8TH GRADE GRADUATES
PLEASE CHOOSE ONLY ONE

Helen Lydon Miller Memorial Scholarship.
Four students will be chosen for a one-time award of $2000 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).

FF. Francis Joseph Foley High School Scholarship
Two students will be chosen for a one-time award of $2000 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 $2000. 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).

American Legion Chicago Fireman’s Post 667  High School Scholarship
One student will be chosen for a one-time award of $2000. 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 2020 HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES
PLEASE CHOOSE ONLY ONE

CFD Gold Badge Society
Two students will be chosen for a one-time award for $2000. 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).

Father Thomas Mulcrone College Scholarship.
Four students will be chosen for a one-time award of $2000 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
One student will be chosen for a one-time award of $2000. 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).

American Legion Chicago Fireman’s Post 667  College Scholarship
One student will be chosen for a one-time award of $2000. 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).


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, 2020.

Mail to:

CFD Gold Badge Society
Attn: Donna Gasior
5410 W 84th Place
Burbank, Illinois 60459

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

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

2020 Scholarship Application