NEXT RFBA MEETING DATE

Sep 13, 7:30 p.m. 65 Hudson Ave Rochester New York

Monday, January 17, 2022

2022 Rochester Firefighters’ Benevolent Association Scholarship Program


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The Rochester Firefighters’ Benevolent Association is interested in assisting 2022 graduating high school seniors in securing the advantages of post secondary/college education. The Association will award two scholarships per year: A $1000 scholarship will be awarded to two separate students scheduled to attend an accredited post secondary Institution/College/University. These scholarships will be awarded to students demonstrating scholastic aptitude and good citizenship.

APPLICATION MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN MAY 15, 2022

Rules governing scholarship assistance are as follows:

1. No distinction as to race, color, creed, sex, rank of parent/grandparent/legal guardian, association with

RFBA, City of Rochester or Local Union shall be drawn in granting of scholarship.

2. Applicants must have a parent, grandparent or legal guardian who is a member in good standing with

the Rochester Firefighters’ Benevolent Association.

3. The candidate must be a graduating High School Senior in 2022.

4. The candidate must be accepted at an accredited post secondary institution.

5. No assistance will be provided to any student who is already receiving or anticipates receiving a fully

paid scholarship, grant or financial aid package. (Not including repayable loans)

6. No request for assistance will be considered until the candidate has provided a complete application.

Failure to complete the application in full and submit by deadline will result in disqualification.

7. Scholarships will be paid directly to the college/institution that the applicant will be attending and are to

be used towards school related expenses such as tuition, room and board.

8. Scholarships will be made payable upon receipt of the student’s ID and a copy of the students deposit

from the college bursar&#39;s office. All scholarships are a onetime payment for the first year of attendance.

9. Completed applications must be returned to: (Deadline May 15, 2022)

RFBA Scholarship Program

P.O. Box 31764

Rochester NY, 14603


2022 RFBA Scholarship Winner Selection Process


⮚ All RFBA Scholarship applications will be received by the RFBA Secretary and reviewed for

completeness.

⮚ The RFBA Secretary will copy all applications and required material removing names and

assigning a number to each applicant’s submission.

⮚ Each application and related material will be reviewed by the RFBA Scholarship selection

committee and the winners will be picked anonymously. Only the RFBA Secretary will know

who submitted each application and will not be part of the selection committee.

⮚ The winning scholarships will be based on scholastic aptitude, goals and good citizenship.

⮚ Once the winning applications are selected the applicants will be notified and awarded the

scholarships, by July 15, 2022, at which time arrangements will be made to send the funds to

the institution to which they are enrolled.


COMPLETE APPLICATIONS AND ALL REQUIRED MATERIALS MUST BE


RECEIVED NO LATER THAN MAY 15, 2022


RFBA Scholarship Program

P.O. Box 31764

Rochester NY, 14603

Thursday, January 6, 2022

Christopher Shevlin


Greece - Peacefully on December 30, 2021 at 69, after a brave battle with cancer. He is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife of 47 years, Cyndie; daughter Kelly Shevlin; son Tim (Leslie) Shevlin; grandchildren Shaelyn & Morgan Bopp; brother John (Regina); sister Eileen (Jim) Ernstberger. Chris was a 3rd generation RFD Firefighter, 2nd generation retired Lieutenant, and a retiree of the USCGR. Calling hours are Wednesday 4-7 at Farrell-Ryan Funeral Home with a Funeral Mass Thursday 10:30 at Holy Cross Church. Interment Holy Sepulcher Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, honor his life's work by donating in his memory to Tunnels to Towers

Saturday, November 6, 2021

RFBA BOARD POSTIONS UP FOR ELECTION

 Please be advised that the following board positions are up for election in December 2021:

 

Vice President

 

Assistant Treasurer

 

Captains’ Representative

 

(4) Firefighters’ Representative

 

Anyone wishing to run for one of these positions must apply in writing to the RFBA Board by December 3, 2021. Letters of intent can be sent via interoffice mail to the RFBA office. Elections will be held during the December meeting. Terms will begin on January 1, 2022 and run for 3 years. Please consult the RFBA constitution or contact a board member for additional information.