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Protecting our community


Have you always wanted to work in fire protection, responding to emergencies and making a positive difference in people’s lives? Enroll in SVC’s exceptional Fire Protection Technology program today and prepare to take your place in this rewarding career field.

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The training of students to become career firefighters is a key component of the Fire Protection Technology program. Subjects included in the program help to improve the firefighter’s use of knowledge, tools, and systems to improve their career opportunities and the lives of those who they serve

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Fire Protection Technology Scholarship Opportunity

The Skagit County Joint Fire Agencies with Skagit Valley College are excited to offer scholarships to new qualifying Fire Protection Technology freshman students beginning Fall Quarter, 2024.

  1. Membership as a firefighter/EMT in a participating Skagit County fire agency
  2. College expenses paid (estimated value over $8,000 annually) including:
    • Tuition, book, and fees
    • Background check
    • Basic Firefighter Academy
    • EMT-B course
    • Live fire operations course
    • Testing and certification fees
    • Class B Uniforms
  3. Opportunity for state certifications in:
    • HazMat Operations
    • Firefighter 1 and 2
    • Emergency Vehicle Accident Prevention
    • NWCG Wildland Firefighter 2
    • EMT-B
  4. Opportunity for an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Fire Protection Technology

  1. If you have not yet applied for admission to Skagit Valley College, visit:
    • When applying for admission to Skagit Valley College, identify “FIRE” as your program of
  2. Email your complete Fire Scholarship Application packet by 5 p.m. on May 31, 2024 to:
  3. Selected applicants will be chosen to interview with the Scholarship Selection Committee to determine final recipients.

Download Scholarship Packet