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The Northern California-Nevada Chapter of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers offers scholarships to students interested in the field of fire protection with the intent to return to work, study, and/or perform research in the field of fire protection engineering within our regional chapter area. For information on scholarship applications, go to or click on the following link NCN-SFPE

Applications must be received by March 31, 2020.  The notice can be accessed by clicking here, and the application is found by clicking here.  

For more information on careers in fire protection, go to or click on the following link Careers. Note that Fire Protection Engineering is highly specialized, and there is a large demand and great potential compensation for a very interesting, diverse, and personally rewarding profession.

Application Process

Deadline:                                  March 31, 2020

Review of Application(s):          April 1, 2020 – April 15, 2020

Selection of Recipient(s):          May 15, 2020               

Presentation to Recipient(s):     June 19, 2020 NCN-SFPE meeting  

The annual award(s) are made to engineering student(s) seeking a BS or MS in FP Engineering or a BS in another engineering discipline with the intent of enrolling in an MS in Fire Protection Engineering. Fire Protection Engineering Students with residency in Northern California or Northern Nevada are highly encouraged to submit their application

Past amounts have been up to $2,000 per year. The NCN SFPE Executive Board has discretion to award more or less than this amount depending on other considerations including available budget.

We look forward to reading your application and wish you success in your academic and professional endeavors.