BGFD Alumni Scholarship

BGFD_Patch.pngThe Blooming Grove Fire Department (BGFD) Alumni Scholarship was established in 2016 by a $50,000 donation from the Blooming Grove Fire Department Alumni and Town of Blooming Grove.

Purpose

Provide funding for the advancement of fire and EMS education among those students pursuing degree-granting programs specific to fire and EMS academic programs from accredited colleges or universities.

Criteria

Students must be accepted or enrolled in fire and EMS or directly related to fire or EMS fields at an accredited degree-granting program.

Preference will be given to:

  • Students from Dane County and South Central Wisconsin
  • Economic need
  • Academic standing 
    • For individuals with College/University status of entering first semester Freshman their High School grades will be taken in account.
    • For students who are actively enrolled in college or university programs their most recent grades and totality of their academic achievement will be taken into account.

*Each of these preferences will be considered equally to determine annual student award.

The scholarship will be given onetime per year. Students may apply and receive scholarships in multiple years.

Details for how to apply for this scholarship will be announced soon!

(L to R) Blooming Grove Fire Chief Glenn Linzmeier and WSFCA Foundation Executive Director Randall Pickering.

(L to R) Blooming Grove Fire Chief Glenn Linzmeier and WSFCA Foundation Executive Director Randall Pickering.