The 2022 nomination period for the “Jim Hayter Memorial Scholarship” is now open and runs until Friday May 27, 2022.
This scholarship award is given to one applicant in the amount of $1,500.00.
The “Jim Hayter Memorial Scholarship” was established in 2017 to honour the late Jim Hayter, a charter member of the Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association (CVFSA). Chief Hayter was also a firefighter with the Alvinston, Ontario fire department for 44 years, 15 of which he served as fire chief. In addition to his dedication to the Fire Services, Chief Hayter was extremely active in the community including serving as Deputy Mayor. This award is sponsored by Metalfab Fire Trucks of Centreville, NB and presented by the Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association.
Eligible applicants for the scholarship are active firefighters or dependent’s of an active firefighter who are pursuing their goal of higher education under the age of 25. The applicants must submit a letter from the Fire Chief stating that they or one of their parents/guardians are an active member. Applicants must be in the process or have been accepted at an accredited university or college to pursue a course of study which will lead to a recognized degree. The awarding of the scholarship will be based on the academic standing of the applicant and their involvement with school and community.
The brochure and information pertaining to applying for the Scholarship has now been released. A copy of a fillable PDF file of the brochure is attached to this blog post. It can be downloaded by clicking on the image below. Simply fill out the PDF form and print the filled form. It can then be sent with the other items required for your application as detailed on the form. The deadline for receiving applications is Friday May 27th, 2022.