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Columbia Southern Education Group (CSEG) is proud to partner with the International Association of Black Professional
Fire Fighters (IABPFF) to present the Chief Joseph L. Jones Scholarship Award to a deserving member of the IABPFF.

The scholarship will cover up to $17,700 in one online degree program (associate, bachelor or master) at either Columbia
Southern University or Waldorf University. The scholarship will be applied directly to the recipient’s tuition for up to 60
semester hours or 24 consecutive months in the selected online degree program, whichever comes first.

Applicants must:
• Be an employee/member of IABPFF, no less than 2 years
• Possess good character and be involved in some type of extracurricular activity, community service, church activity, or
outside employment
• Provide verification of eligibility
• Submit a 350 word essay answering “How Can the IABPFF Accomplish It’s Mission?”

For a complete list of eligibility and application requirements, including essay topic,
deadlines, and award date, visit or contact