Schools mentioned above were attended by students Fall 2023 and represent some of the academic and technical institutions over 25 years

Online Portal Scholarship Application

Opens March 1 and Closes June 1

  • New applicant Senior year in high school, or who has not been out of high school for more than two years.
  • Returning College or Graduate Student Student has received a DWHSF scholarship and has not exceeded the allowed one-time interruption which can last two years between semesters.
  • Dual College Credit 9th, 10th or 11th grade High School students enrolled in dual college credit program while still in High School.
  • Returning Dual College Credit 9th, 10th or 11th grade High School student who has received a scholarship from the DWHSF.
  • Student must Collect ALL
    Required Documents to upload
    Accepting PDF and JPEG file format only

  •  DWHSF Community Service
    DWHSF Community Service Form
    is a
    requirement for each new and
    returning scholarship application.
    The required 10 service hours
    must have been completed
    within 1 year of the application
  •  State Driver’s License, Passport or Student ID
  •  Birth Certificate (1st application)
  •  Essay on Firefighter sponsor
  •  Unofficial Transcript
  •  High Resolution Photo of Student & Firefighter Sponsor
  •  Acceptance Letter: College, University, or Tech school (1st application)
  •   Grandparent Affidavit (1st application)
  •  Deceased Grandparent Affidavit (1st application)First time DWHSF applicants:
    If your Firefighter sponsor is your grandparent, and your grandparent sponsor is deceased, download the form, and have the next of kin to the deceased grandparent sponsor complete and notarize the deceased grandparent affidavit.
  •  Applicants must apply online every year
  •  US Military or Church Mission? Call for more info

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Any questions call 281-385-8525 or email

Scholarship Program
  • Portal Opens March 1st and
  • Closes June 1st for all applicants

We are experiencing technical difficulties with the Fall 2024 online application. We hope to have the issue fixed shortly. Check back at 3 pm CST. Thank you for your patience as we work to improve the application process

Scholarship Program
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Scholarships to Children

of Firefighters since1998

Mailing address: P.O. Box 455, Humble, TX 77347

Physical address: 4225 Interwood North Parkway, Houston, TX 77032

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