The Peoria Firefighters Charities, a non-profit group made up of Peoria Firefighters, will be offering two scholarships to graduating Peoria area seniors.
The first is the Johnny Valentine Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 for any student wishing to attend Glendale Community College seeking a career in the fire service or medical field. John Valentine was a Peoria Firefighter who passed away during the prime of his career from a brain tumor leaving behind a wife and daughter. Johnny's spirit and energy live on today thru the Peoria Fire Department and its members. Johnny was a well respected Firefighter who lived the Fire Department's Motto: Serving with Strength, Honor, and Compassion.
The second scholarship is the General Education Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 for the 2013/2014 academic school year. This scholarship may be used at any university, community college or vocational school. Once accepted and enrolled for the 2013/2014 academic school year arrangements will be made to access the scholarship funds. The student's academic progress and citizenship will be monitored periodically.
Applications must be postmarked no later than May 1, 2015.
To download a PFFC Scholarship application, Please Click Here.