Eighteenth Annual LAFD Merit Scholarship Award Ceremony

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Since 2007, Los Angeles Fire Department through the LAFD Scholarship Fund, has offered scholarships to the children of current, permanently disabled, or fallen LAFD firefighters. The merit-based awards are made available to students who have demonstrated excellence in academic studies, leadership and a distinction in extracurricular activity achievements.

Of the approximately 3,500 LAFD employees, approximately 45 qualify as applicants and apply for the LAFDSF Merit Scholar Competition each year, yet only the top eight are selected as finalists with four receiving $7,500 grants each and the four Merit Scholar winners each receive up to $40,000. The Merit Scholar Awards are cash grants, that are made possible through the Jean Perkins Foundation. 


061124 - 18th Annual LAFD Merit Scholarship Award Ceremony


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