Fire Protection

Fire engineering is the application of science and engineering principles to protect people, property, and their environments from the harmful and destructive effects of fire and smoke. It encompasses fire protection engineering which focuses on fire detection, suppression and mitigation and fire safety engineering which focuses on human behavior and maintaining a tenable environment for evacuation from a fire. In the United States fire protection engineering is often used to include fire safety engineering.

The discipline of fire engineering includes, but is not exclusive to:

Fire protection engineers identify risks and design safeguards that aid in preventing, controlling, and mitigating the effects of fires. Fire engineers assist architects, building owners and developers in evaluating buildings' life safety and property protection goals. Fire engineers are also employed as fire investigators, including such very large-scale cases as the analysis of the collapse of the World Trade Center. NASA uses fire engineers in its space program to help improve safety. Fire engineers are also employed to provide 3rd party review for performance based fire engineering solutions submitted in support of local building regulation applications.

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Scholarships for Fire Protection Majors

Bullet name award deadline Link
 

Nat Moore Vocational Grant

Miami Dolphins

$3,500 Varies See Details
 

Nat Moore Vocational Grant

Miami Dolphins

award

$3,500

deadline

Varies
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Western Undergraduate Exchange Scholarship (COT) - University of Montana, Montana Tech

University of Montana at Montana Tech

$3,290 Varies See Details
 

Western Undergraduate Exchange Scholarship (COT) - University of Montana, Montana Tech

University of Montana at Montana Tech

award

$3,290

deadline

Varies
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Sven Peterson Memorial Scholarship - UCSD

University of California, San Diego

$2,000 Varies See Details
 

Sven Peterson Memorial Scholarship - UCSD

University of California, San Diego

award

$2,000

deadline

Varies
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Greater Milwaukee Foundation - New Berlin VFD Scholarship

Waukesha County Technical College

$1,025 October 31, 2020 See Details
 

Greater Milwaukee Foundation - New Berlin VFD Scholarship

Waukesha County Technical College

award

$1,025

deadline

October 31, 2020
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William Burns Memorial Scholarship

Southwestern Illinois College

$1,000 Varies See Details
 

William Burns Memorial Scholarship

Southwestern Illinois College

award

$1,000

deadline

Varies
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Kim A. Borsavage and Pamela J. Stone Student Award

University of Maryland, College Park - School of Engineering

$1,000 Varies See Details
 

Kim A. Borsavage and Pamela J. Stone Student Award

University of Maryland, College Park - School of Engineering

award

$1,000

deadline

Varies
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J.R. Haines Memorial Scholarship

Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association

Up to $1,000 March 01, 2021 See Details
 

J.R. Haines Memorial Scholarship

Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association

award

Up to $1,000

deadline

March 01, 2021
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St. Clair County Legal Auxiliary Scholarship

Southwestern Illinois College

$500 Varies See Details
 

St. Clair County Legal Auxiliary Scholarship

Southwestern Illinois College

award

$500

deadline

Varies
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Earl G. Dunn Memorial Scholarship

Richmond Community College

$500 October 31, 2020 See Details
 

Earl G. Dunn Memorial Scholarship

Richmond Community College

award

$500

deadline

October 31, 2020
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Sheriff J. D. Vandercook Scholarship

Volunteer State Community College

$500 January 31, 2021 See Details
 

Sheriff J. D. Vandercook Scholarship

Volunteer State Community College

award

$500

deadline

January 31, 2021
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