Fire-Rescue International Scholarships Available to IAFC-VCOS Members

The Volunteer & Combination Section (VCOS) of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) will award two $1,500 scholarships to attend Fire-Rescue International (FRI), being held August 13-16, 2014, in Dallas, TX. This scholarship program was developed to promote leadership through learning among volunteer and combination officers.

Scholarships will be awarded based on the applicant’s description of how the department or attendee will benefit from attendance at FRI. Applicants for the scholarships must be members of the IAFC and VCOS. Click here to fill out the online application.

The application deadline is June 13, 2014. The two successful applicants will be notified by July 1 and will be awarded scholarship checks at FRI. Therefore, scholarship recipients must be prepared to pay upfront expenses.

Contact VCOS board member Chief Mike Vaughn at  with any questions regarding the FRI scholarship program or the application process.