Improving the Health & Safety of all Emergency Responders

Welcome to the FDSOA Safety Officer Scholarship Award Application Page

FDSOA Safety Officer Scholarship sponsored by VFIS

2020 FDSOA Annual Health and Safety Conference

January 15-16, 2020
Pre-conferences January 13-14
Scottsdale Plaza Resort
Scottsdale, AZ

Deadline for submission will be October 15, 2019

Criteria for application:

  • Current uniformed member of a fire department or other emergency services organization
  • Two years of emergency response experience
  • Have never attended an FDSOA Safety Conference in the past (or within the past 5 years)
  • Must have department approval for attendance if selected (letter must accompany application)

Please fill out the application form below. If you have any questions – contact the FDSOA at or 248-880-1864.

FDSOA Safety Officer Scholarship Application

  • The FDSOA Safety Forum Scholarship Award Includes: • Registration for the FDSOA Safety Forum and one pre-forum seminar (optional) • Airfare or mileage expenses (actual cost based on lowest advanced purchased coach fare or Federal mileage rate) • Up to 5 nights hotel lodging (reservations to be made through FDSOA) • Shuttle to and from the conference center and airport (if needed) • One year FDSOA membership
  • The scholarship award does NOT include: • Cost of overtime, time-off, or other staffing costs for local department/employment • Cost of ISO or HSO Certification testing • Meals and Tips (note: the conference registration includes several vendor-sponsored meals/refreshments) • Airport Parking • Individual hotel room charges such as valet, laundry, room-service, movies, tips, etc.