OUR MISSION

The Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York, a not-for-profit corporation, works to improve the fiscal responsibility, efficiency and effectiveness of the fire district management through education, training and advocacy for commissioners and other fire district officials in the 57 counties outside of the City of New York.

General Information

 

The Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York is pleased to offer four of our "Ned Carter" Scholarships awards for the amount of $1,500.00 each. These scholarships are available to New York State High School Seniors who will be graduating in June of 2017.

The student MUST be related to a firefighter, be a firefighter, or be an explorer in a fire department, that is a member of The Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York.

These scholarships are named in memory of Past President Edward "Ned" Carter and all deceased past presidents of the State Association. In keeping with Ned’s life of community service and dedication to helping others, these awards will be presented to those young people who will be pursuing a post-secondary career in the community service - related areas of endeavor at either a two- or four-year college next year.

Applications will be available here on-line at the Association’s website (HERE) and from your high school guidance department. The application must be printed and mailed as directed in the scholarship packet. The scholarships will be awarded at the schools’ Senior awards ceremonies.