The 2019 nomination period for the “Don McKee Memorial Scholarship” and the “Jim Hayter Memorial Scholarship” opens on March 1st and runs till April 26th 2019.

Both of these scholarship awards are given to one applicant in the amount of $1,500.00.

The “Don McKee Memorial Scholarship” was established in 2017 to honour the late Donald McKee, one of the earliest board members of the Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association (CVFSA). Don’s 13 years of dedication to the CVFSA by volunteering his time, professionalism and expertise will never be forgotten. This award is sponsored by the Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association.

The “Jim Hayter Memorial Scholarship” was established in 2017 to honour the late Jim Hayter, a charter member of the Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association (CVFSA). Chief Hayter was also a firefighter with the Alvinston, Ontario 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. This award is sponsored by Metalfab Fire Trucks of Centreville, NB and presented by the Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association.

Eligible applicants for both scholarships are CVFSA members or dependent children of members who are pursuing their goal of higher education under the age of 25.  Applicants must be in the 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 awarding of the scholarship will be based on the academic standing of the applicant and their involvement with school and community.

For more information on the scholarships and to download a nomination form please see below:

Don McKee Scholarship 2019

Jim Hayter Memorial Scholarship – 2019 (ENG)

Jim Hayter Memorial Scholarship – 2019 (FRE)

You may request a PDF nomination form at Martin.B@cvfsa.ca