For individuals who have already graduated from high school or earned a GED, AFSA also offers the Second Chance Scholarship Contest. Although the 2016 Second Chance Contest has closed, the contest will open again in the spring of 2017. Those seeking to pursue a college degree or trade school education - including returning military, parents returning to the workforce, as well as high school seniors, are encouraged to enter. The Second Chance Contest offers five $1,000 scholarships annually.
Through these scholarships, AFSA hopes to create greater awareness by educating students who otherwise may not recognize the importance of fire safety - in commercial buildings, homes, college dormitories, multi-family residences, and more. For details or to apply for either scholarship, visit afsascholarship.org.