Firefighters announce scholarship

The Bedford Firefighters Association announces the application process for the 2016 Norman Richards Scholarship. Applications are available online at

The scholarship is open to legal residents of the town of Bedford. The applicant must be a senior in a secondary school at the time of application. The applicant must be a candidate for admission to an accredited four year degree granting college or university. Applications must be received to the committee by April 15.

The Bedford Firefighters Association is a nonprofit organization made up of members of the Bedford Fire Department. The purpose of the Association is to interact with the Bedford Fire Department with its responsibilities regarding the suppression of fire, the performance of rescue services, and fire prevention programs.

The members of the Firefighters Association raise funds through special programs and the annual Bedford Firemen’s Ball held each May.