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Monday November 24, 2014

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We Are Proud To Announce The 2014 NCSFA Scholarship Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2014 NCSFA Scholarship Award Recipients!  We wish you every success in your academic future and are proud to be able to contribute by awarding you a well deserved scholarship.

George Horace Moore Scholarship
Eastern Mathew R Nelson High School Associate’s Archers Lodge
Bryson N Worley High School Associate’s Taylor’s Bridge
Perry A King High School Associate’s Piney Grove
Nicholas G Stanley High School Bachelor’s Elizabeth City
Joseph A Bryant High School Bachelor’s Enfield
Jessica N Cleary High School Bachelor’s Belhaven
James S Moore Vol. Firefighter Associate’s Elevation
Hunter N Barrow Vol. Firefighter Associate’s Arba
Jonathan A Nixon Vol. Firefighter Bachelor’s Bethel
Anthony E Lovitt Vol. Firefighter Bachelor’s Castoria Rural
Ronnie M Flowers Career Firefighter Associate’s Washington
Brent T Hamilton Career Firefighter Associate’s Washington
Spencer E Lee Career Firefighter Bachelors Jacksonville
Donald L Burns Career Firefighter Bachelors Wilmington
Herbert D. Garmon Scholarship
Piedmont Cody W Joyner High School Associates Fair Grove
Morgan P Lee High School Associate’s Cary
Jacob L Hawkins High School Associate’s Cumberland Road
Greyson M Vann High School Bachelor’s Cumberland Road
Kathleen G Sawtelle High School Bachelor’s Kernersville
Daniel M Sartin High School Bachelor’s Providence
Brandon P Wall Vol. Firefighter Associate’s Stokes-Rockingham
Cody M Ake Vol. Firefighter Associate’s Vander
Kevin P Biegert Vol. Firefighter Bachelor’s Summerfield
Timothy W Guffey Vol. Firefighter Bachelor’s Eastern Wake
Anthony S Crowder Career Firefighter Associate’s Reidsville
Philip N Butler Career Firefighter Associate’s Greensboro
Frederick P Hall, V Career Firefighter Bachelor’s Greensboro
James R Burgess Career Firefighter Bachelor’s Fire District 13
George M. Bartlett Scholarship
Western Cody E McCurry High School Associate’s No. 3
Cory R Winchester High School Associates West Swain
Trevor W Haynes High School Associates Cherryville
Nolan R Rudisill High School Bachelor’s Maiden
Andrew D Yount High School Bachelor’s Conover
Mitchell T Lance High School Bachelor’s Hanging Dog
Nathan L Elliott Vol. Firefighter Associate’s Cove Creek
Scott M Hurt Vol. Firefighter Associate’s Crowders Mountain
Marty L McGuinn Vol. Firefighter Bachelor’s Sunny View
Robert M Lowrie Vol. Firefighter Bachelor’s Matthews
Mark R Stafford Career Firefighter Associate’s Conover
Barry S Kuhnemann Career Firefighter Associate’s Mooresville
Ryan M Cole Career Firefighter Bachelor’s Skyland
Eric B Pope Career Firefighter Bachelor’s Mooresville
Paul F. Miller Master’s Degree Scholarship
Eastern Thomas J Leonard Volunteer & Career Masters New Hanover County
Piedmont Richard S McGuire Volunteer & Career Masters Fort Bragg
Western Stephen J Bailey Volunteer & Career Masters Wesley Chapel

What is the difference between a grant and a scholarship?

A scholarship is awarded over a period of 2 years or 4 years, depending on the particular scholarship awarded.

A grant is given to the recipient in one lump sum.

Is my child eligible to apply for grants or scholarships?

If you are a member in good standing of a department that is a member of the NC State Firemen’s Association then you are eligible to apply for any of the applicable scholarships or grants to help further your child’s education.

Scholarship applications are accepted annually from January 1st to March 15th.

Am I eligible to apply for grants or scholarships?

If you are a member in good standing of a department that is a member of the NC State Firemen’s Association and if your child is currently a graduating senior in high school, then your child is eligible to apply for the regional scholarship.  All other sc

Scholarship applications are accepted annually from January 1st to March 15th.


2014 2015 Benefit Powerpoint


Fraternal Insurance - Members in good standing of the NCSFA may also purchase coverage in the Fraternal Insurance Plan. This coverage is optional and is not covered by dues.

The cost of the coverage is $10.00 per quarter and the plan is decreasing term coverage. Payments are based on age at time of death and the maximum payment is $30,000.00 and the minimum is $2,000.00. NCSFA members who choose to participate in the fraternal insurance fund must apply to the fund prior to reaching age 55.

Accident and Sickness Policy - This coverage is for line-of-duty deaths and duty related sickness resulting in death.  The premium is paid by the NCSFA and the benefit is $50,000.00.  Every member automatically has this coverage.  To access this form please click here.

Accidental Death and Dismemberment - The coverage is 24 hours per day for on-duty and off-duty events.  The amount of the policy is $25,000.00 and this premium is also included in the membership dues.   All members automatically have this coverage.  To access this form please click here.

Relief Fund

This fund is available to all departments that meet three (3) criteria:

  1. Belong to the NCSFA.
  2. File a relief fund financial statement online with the NCSFA by October 31st of each year.
  3. File a Report of Fire Conditions with the DOI by October 31st of each year.   The uses are defined by Chapter 58 of the General Statutes.

NCSFA Retirement

(This should not be confused with the NC Firefighter’s and Rescue Workers Pension Plan under the State Treasurer at  https://www.nctreasurer.com/ret)

For information on the plan and to receive help signing-up please contact Heritage Pension Services at 336-777-3615.  The staff at Heritage will work with you and answer all your questions.  Read more.

MetLife Insurance

We are pleased to announce that MetLife Auto & Home, a leader in quality auto and
home insurance, has been selected to provide North Carolina State Firemen’s Association
members with exclusive discounts and savings. Call now and start saving right
away: 1-877-491-5089.  Click here for more information.


The NCSFA provides $186,000 per year in scholarships.  Applications go online January 1st of each year and are due in the office of the NCSFA by March 15th of each year.

Legislative Representation

The NCSFA monitors bills and actions of the legislature on behalf of the membership and the fire service of North Carolina.

Travel Agency

The NCSFA has a travel agency located on our website.  We receive a commission from bookings and this revenue goes towards benefits.  The next time you or your family plan to travel, please price our agency.  Even if they cost the same as your provider, the royalties provide more money for Association benefits.  You can access the agency here.

Doctors Vision Center

Members of the NC State Firemen’s Association receive 25% off of the list price on eye exams and eyeglasses with Doctors Vision Center.  Discount includes all items, except for soft contact lenses.  Please visit http://doctorsvisioncenter.com/ or contact your local Doctors Vision Center for more information.

Debit Card

NCSFA members are eligible to receive a debit card with the Local Government Federal Credit Union.  This Visa Debit Card, exclusively for North Carolina firefighters, is LGFCU’s way of helping the North Carolina State Firemen’s Association (NCSFA) generate funds to help the men and women who serve and improve our communities.  Visit https://www.lgfcu.org/checking/pages/firefightersDebitCard.php to apply today!

Staples Business Advantage

Staples provides NCSFA members with maximum savings.  Contact your local Staples store for more information.


Members of the NCSFA can receive a discount on AT&T services and devices.  Visit att.com/wireless/NCSFA or find your local AT&T store to sign up.  Be sure to mention code 3433704 and have your NCSFA membership card with you to receive the benefit.

All documents are available as Acrobat PDF downloads.

Photo courtesy Jim Landis, Gastonia Fire Department.