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California Fire Service since 1922

Michael Hoffman Memorial Student Scholarship Program

CSFA scholarships, formerly awarded by the Ladies Auxiliary of the CSFA, are back! The new CSFA Scholarships, for children and grandchildren of CSFA members, will now be administered by the CSFA Historical Society, (a separate 501c3 that is affiliated with CSFA) through the CSFA Historical Society Scholarship Fund. Donations to the CSFA Scholarship Fund are welcome and are tax-deductible. The first scholarships were awarded in fall of 2012.

A scholarship application can be obtained by downloading application from the CSFA website starting November 1 of each year. The deadline for submission of applications is March 1.

At this time, four scholarships between $250 to $1,000 depending on the amount of donations collected throughout the year will be awarded. If the Scholarship Fund Committee is able to collect more donations, then there will be more scholarships awarded, provided there are qualified applicants.


Applicants must be children or grandchildren of CSFA members in good standing.

Students attending 4-year universities, community colleges, or technical or trade schools or colleges may apply and will all get the same amount no matter what type of school is being attended.

How to Apply For CSFA Historical Society Student Scholarship – Download Here

CSFA Historical Society Student Scholarship Application Form – Download Here

For more information, you can contact Scholarship Chair Karen Frederick at 530-432-1739 or email [email protected]

DONATIONS – The Historical Society Scholarship Program operates exclusively using donated funds.  Please help us continue to help the children of our fire family.

Historical Society Scholarship Committee


Karen, Frederick


Peggy Hamilton – North
Dick Brown – Central
Barbara Matheson – South
Bill & Wendy Hoffman – South

Committee Liaison
Mike Zike, Beverly Hills FD