Fire Science Scholarships

Bennett Family Scholarship

Portrait of Professor Larry Bennett and family

The Bennett Family Scholarship Fund, sponsored by UC Fire Science Program Chair Lawrence Bennett, Esq. and his wife Jane, was established in 2012. It is a $1000 scholarship awarded annually to a student enrolled in the Fire Science Program. For 2022, the Scholarship Fund will include two (3) $1,000 scholarships for newly enrolled students who have graduated from an accredited Associate Degree fire science program.

For Spring Semester, 2023, students must submit an application by November 30, 2022, that describes their background in the fire service, and their career goals upon earning their Bachelor of Science degree from UC. The winning applicants will be selected by the Scholarship Panel: Fire Chief (ret.) William Kramer, Ph.D., Deerfield Township Fire Rescue; Captain Randy Hanifen, Ph.D., West Chester Township FD; Lt. Brian Carlson, Anderson Township FD. 

Please contact Raena Hoskins, the Program Coordinator at 513-556-6583;