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The Washington Township Firefighters Association

Memorial Scholarship Fund


This scholarship program is to honor the memories of our fallen Washington Township Firefighters, Dr. Robert Hedges and FF Robert J. O’Toole.  We also honor Louis Campbell, the first Fire Chief of the Washington Township Fire Department, Centerville Ohio. The purpose of these scholarships are to provide financial aid to individuals seeking education in the field of fire science and/or emergency medicine. One internal and one external scholarship of $500.00 each may be awarded annually for tuition only. Download the application by clicking on the document below. Be sure to read and follow the guidelines below. If you have any questions please contact:

FF Richard Ewing @

Scholarship Criteria

  • Be a graduating senior or current college student enrolled or planning to enroll the area of fire sciences and/or emergency medicine.  Applicants who are not graduating high school seniors or current college students should contact the above individuals.

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA

  • Demonstrate financial need

  • Must be a current member of the Washington Township Fire Department or Explorer Post 3369. (Internal Only)

  • Anyone may apply for external scholarship but preference may be given to residents of Centerville or Washington Township

  • Must have a clear criminal record and no history of suspensions or expulsions from school.

  • Must be in good standing with current employer, if applicable.


Letters of Recommendation

Please provide at least one letter of recommendation.


The Application Process

The scholarship application will be available online at Applicants will need to complete all sections of the application in order to be considered.  Applicants who have not been enrolled in school for more than five years, but are planning to enroll in school, must be registered for Fall 2016 classes.


Use of Scholarship

This award may be used for tuition only.


Selection Process

A Scholarship Selection Committee appointed by Washington Township Firefighters Association will review all applications and may elect not to award a scholarship if, in its judgment, a suitable candidate cannot be identified.





WTFA - Scholarship

 PO Box 751645

    Dayton, OH  45475-1645

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