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The South Dakota Firefighters Association, South Dakota Firefighters Association Auxiliary and the Dear Old Timers Organization are offering two $1000 scholarships to two high school student to assist in their higher education. Scholarship money will be awarded second semester, freshman year.

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. A Son or daughter of any member (living, deceased or retired) of a fire department in South Dakota or an active member of a junior fire department in South Dakota.
  2. A high school senior or student entering their first semester of college.
  3. The applicant must be sponsored by a fire department that has 100% membership in the SD Firefighters Association for the current year.
  4. The applicant may also be sponsored by a member of the SD Firefighters Auxiliary, a local fire department auxiliary or a member of the Dear Old Timers.
  5. The scholarship may be used at any college or Post-Secondary institution (Vo-Tech). Preference will be given to those who are obtaining a fire or emergency service degree.
  6. Applications must be received or postmarked by March 15th.
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