Apply for Scholarship

The Dennis W. Holder Scholarship Fund will award scholarships to children and grandchildren, either biological or adopted, of active City of Houston firefighters or members who received, or are currently receiving, pension benefits from the Houston Firefighters’ Relief & Retirement Fund, to attend an accredited college, university or technical training school. The scholarship will be awarded once per year for a maximum of four years.

The deadline for the Dennis W. Holder Scholarship Fund Fall 2019 application season ended Friday June 21st at 4 PM. Please be aware we are no longer accepting applications. You may go in and view your application already created with your user name and password until December 31st, 2019, but you will not be allowed to make any changes. After December 31st, 2019 all applications, user names and passwords will be deleted from the website in preparation for the Fall 2020 season. We will now begin processing of all applications. Each student will be notified of the status of your application within 30 days of application deadline. We hope all the students and sponsors have a great summer and we will see you again next application season. The Fall 2020 season will open up the middle of March 2020.


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