As announced in October 2018, Metalfab in partnership with the Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association (CVFSA) established a scholarship in memory of Fire Chief Jim Hayter from Alvinston, Ontario. Chief Hayter was a firefighter with the Alvinston, ON 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.
Applicants must be in 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 award which shall be given to one applicant per year: $1,500.00
The awarding of the scholarship will be based on the involvement of the applicant with their school and community and also the academic standing of the applicant.
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 April 27, 2018.