MAFF union members and their families are encouraged to apply soon for The Carl Parsell Memorial Scholarship.

Fully completed, signed applications and any attachments must be received by The Michigan Association of Fire Fighters office no later than March 2, 2020 be considered for a $2,500 scholarship.

Qualifications include:

  • Permanent resident of the State of Michigan
  • Member of, or immediate family member of: Michigan Association of Police, Michigan Association of Public Employees or Michigan Association of Fire Fighters
  • Applicants must complete a high school education or equivalent by June 30, 2020

The mission of The Carl Parsell Scholarship Fund is to assist members and their families who are motivated to improve society by enhancing their future careers through a college education. Carl Parsell Scholarships may be used to cover a portion of educational expenses, including tuition, living expenses, and other required fees during the 2020-2021 academic year. Scholars may use the award to attend any United States accredited university, college, community college, junior college, two- or four-year accredited degree-granting institution, or vocational training institution that grants a certification or license.

Funds derived from The Carl Parsell Memorial Golf Outing determine the number of $2,500 scholarships to be awarded annually.

Click on Scholarships on the MAFF website for application instructions and to download the application form, which is available under Forms on the website. For questions, contact Julie Palmquist at the MAFF office at (248) 509-7160, ext. 231 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.