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Fire Academy Financial Information

The following types of assistance are available for qualified students who wish to attend the HCC Fire Academy:

Veterans benefits - Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces who qualify are eligible for compensation under the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill. For further information, contact Shannon Farbe at (813) 253-7758 or sfarbe@hccfl.edu. For G.I. Bill information you may also visit that website at  http://www.gibill.va.gov/.

Florida Pre-Paid Scholarship Program - The Florida Pre-Paid Scholarship Program will provide benefits for members to cover tuition and learning media costs.

Bright Futures Scholarships - Recipients of Bright Futures scholarships are eligible for benefits when taking academy classes that begin in the fall or spring semester.

Tampa Bay Work Force Alliance - Workforce training grants are availble for qualifying students through the Tampa Bay Work Force alliance, 9215 N. Florida Ave., Tampa, 33612. For further information and to apply please contact Ms. Ibia Faucher at facucheri@workforcetampa.com or by phone at (813) 930-7540.  You can also visit their website at www.workforcetampa.com

Bloomingdale Volunteer Fire Department Endowed Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to one student in each Fire Academy Class. For information and eligibility requirements and application procedures please click on the link below.

Bloomingdale VFD Scholarship Requirements

Scholarship Application

 

In addition, a number of county and state agencies offer career training programs that provide financial assistance. Applicants are encouraged to contact these agencies in the area in which they reside for further information.  Further questions concerning financial aid should be directed to the Financial Aid Office at (813) 253-7771