Honor and Dedication Firefighter Scholarship

This scholarship was established by an anonymous donor who wishes to support those dedicated persons who are willing to be trained and serve as firefighters. There are currently individual scholarship awards to be awarded up to five individuals who are pre-service (that is, she/he has not previously worked in the fire service), or is not currently working in the fire service.

To be eligible for this award, applicants:

  • MUST be a student currently enrolled in OCC’s Basic Fire Academy, or are applicants for the November night Academy.
  • MUST Meet all general and physical requirements of the Oakland Fire Academy, and have submitted an application to the Oakland Fire Academy.
  • MUST Agree that if the student does not complete the Basic Fire Academy, the scholarship is forfeited and unexpended funds must be returned so that other applicants may utilize the funds.
  • MUST write a thank-you letter to the donor.
  • MUST NOT be an OCC employee or family member receiving tuition reimbursement
  • MUST NOT be a College guest student, high school guest student or high school dual enrolled student