The 2024 Ned Carter Memorial Scholarship Application
To be considered for this honor, applications MUST
be submitted online or postmarked by March 2, 2024THE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANT (STUDENT) MUST:
- BE RELATED TO A FIREFIGHTER or,
- BE A FIREFIGHTER or,
- BE RELATED TO A FIRE DISTRICT COMMISSIONER, FIRE DISTRICT SECRETARY, FIRE DISTRICT TREASURER OR DEPUTY TREASURER, A FIRE DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR/MANAGER or,
- BE AN EXPLORER IN A FIRE DEPARTMENT
- THE FIRE DISTRICT / FIRE DEPARTMENT MUST BE A CURRENT MEMBER IN GOOD STANDING OF THE ASSOCIATION OF FIRE DISTRICTS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.
AFDSNY awards four (4) scholarships a year for $1,500 each, to graduating high school seniors who plan to attend a two (2) or four (4) year institution of higher education and will be pursuing a community service related career. This may include but is not limited to fire service, EMS, nursing, social work, health related services, teaching, paramedic, etc.INSTRUCTIONS:All applicants must use AFDNY application forms
Click Here for a Fillable PFD Application or Click here for a Print ONLY PDF Application.
Once you have COMPLETED the application AND have your High school Transcript (both documents are required to complete the application)You may submit one of 3 ways.
Click Here to Submit Online
Click Here to Submit Via Email
AFDSNY Scholarship Committee
PO Box 433
Wading River, NY 11792*Application submitted via USPS must be postmarked no later than March 2, 2024Questions or further information:
AFDSNY Scholarship Committee Chairman
All applications will be evaluated by the Scholarship Committee of the Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York. Financial need academic achievement and community service are all factors in the selection process. All decisions of the Committee are final. Awards shall be made directly to the winning recipients, awards will only be made upon successful completion of the first semester and upon proof of registration for the second semester at an accredited institution of higher education. Any incomplete application will be NOT be accepted for consideration.