V.I.P. Scholarships Available
The New Hampshire Division of Fire Standards and Training has secured funds from the National Volunteer Fire Council to sponsor two - $500 scholarships for attendance at Volunteer Incentive Programs (V.I.P.) at the National Fire Academy. The VIP program are courses that are condensed into six-day blocks and taught at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland.
The only cost of attending these courses are for food, which is about $100. Travel is reimbursed by the Federal Government. Tuition, books, pen/pencil/highlighter, and lodging are provided by the National Fire Academy. These scholarships can be utilized toward the food at the Academy, help offset lost wages during the Fire Academy stay, or other incidentals that occur due to attendance at the Fire Academy.
For more information see the article regarding this program in this issue of the Fire Service News, or contact the New Hampshire Fire Academy, Director Richard Mason, 10 Hazen Drive, Concord, New Hampshire 03305. You may also contact him at 271-2661, firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax at 271-1091.