Paul Crimmins Memorial Public Servant Scholarship
The Paul Crimmins Memorial Public Servant Scholarship was created in memory of the late Battalion Chief Paul Crimmins who recently passed away from occupational cancer. Chief Crimmins exemplified the traits required to be a public servant and lead an organization. We are honored to memorialize his name by seeking out students in the community that share the same passion for a future career in helping others and molding the next generation.
San Rafael Firefighters Association created this scholarship to be awarded to one or more highly qualified individuals, from each high school in the city of San Rafael, who is pursuing a future career in public service. Public service careers include, but are not limited to Firefighters, Police, Paramedic/EMT’s, Nurses and Doctors.
Applicants to the Scholarship must:
- Be a graduating senior of San Rafael or Terra Linda High Schools.
- Demonstrate plans to attend higher education schooling in pursuit of a public service career.
- Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
- Cannot be directly related to a San Rafael Firefighter or San Rafael Fire Foundation Member.
How to Apply
1(a) Obtain a physical application from your school counselor
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1(b) Complete the online application found on this website.
2. Obtain at least one letter of recommendation from a teacher or faculty member and submit with your application.
TLHS: Carol Morales, College and Career Advisor, [email protected]
SRHS/Madrone: Seydi Cifuentes Gudiel, College and Career Advisor, [email protected]
The top 5 qualified applicants from each school will be invited to a selection interview. The interview panel will be made up of 3 full time professional first responders and one member of the Fire Foundation (date and time TBD).
Once selected for the scholarship, the awarded student will have up to 12 months after notification to collect their scholarship check. If the check has not been claimed by that date, the applicant will forfeit the scholarship.
Application Period Opens: January 29, 2024
Deadline: March 29, 2024 by end of school day.
Scholarship Amount: One-time $1,500.00 scholarship per student, per school.