Exemption for Firefighters Taking Fire Science Courses

Award Amount

Awarded By

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Award Amount

Exemption from the payment of tuition and laboratory fees for courses offered as part of a fire science curriculum. To receive continuation awards, a firefighter (paid or volunteer) must meet satisfactofy academic progress, as determined by the institution.


Varies, approximately 2,000 awards were disbursed last year.

Deadline Info

Students must apply for this award through his or her college or university. Student must provide the college registrar proof of employment as a paid fire fighter, and enroll in the courses of a Fire ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.