“Supporting Women in Firefighting”
Scholarship to the Big Rig & Mass Transit International Rescue Academy
November 13-15, 2018, in Round Rock, Texas
Lone Star Fire & Safety Equipment, LLC, is offering a scholarship to a female volunteer or career firefighter to attend the Big Rig & Mass Transit International Rescue Academy to be held November 13 – 15, 2018 in Round Rock, Texas (www.texasbigrigrescue.com).
One scholarship will be offered. The scholarship will include the Academy’s registration fee, motel accommodations, travel expenses (including airfare if required) and meals (November 13-15) up to a maximum of $1,500.00.
The scholarship recipient will be responsible for any and all costs in excess of $1,500.00. Qualified applicants will include any female volunteer or career firefighter or rescue technician who:
- Is currently a member in good standing of, or employed by, any city or county fire department, rescue squad, emergency service district, etc. as a firefighter and/or rescue technician.
- Has been a member in good standing of, or employed by, any city or county fire department, rescue squad, emergency service district, etc. as a firefighter and/or rescue technician for a period of not less than five (5) years prior to the application date.
- Has received training and has experience in motor vehicle/machinery rescue and extrication operations.
- Is able to attend the Academy and timely submits a complete application.
The deadline for application submissions is 11:59 p.m. (C.D.T.) on August 31, 2018. The successful applicant will be notified of the scholarship award on or before September 28, 2018.
If you have questions, please send us an email by going to our “Contact Us” page.