FESTI Fire Fighting Scholarship

This is a joint scholarship between the Fire and Emergency Services Training Institute (FESTI) and FYI.

This is an exciting opportunity for youth to attend FESTI's Fire Fighter Training Program! The scholarship will cover the entire cost of the program. If you’d like to learn more about FESTI and what they do, visit festi.ca! To learn more about the Fire Fighter Training Program, visit https://elearning.festi.ca/festi/views/cart/products/161.html!


This scholarship is open to youth who meet the following requirements:

-Have completed a high school diploma OR postsecondary (college, university, trades)

-Live, go to school, or actively volunteer within York-South Weston

The application will be open from August 20th to October 31st 2018. Remember to submit on time as late applications will not be accepted!

We strongly suggest that potential applicants review the FESTI Fire Fighting Scholarship Pre-Application Resource and Checklist prior to submitting an application. This resource will ensure that applicants fully understand what the Fire Fighter Training Program at FESTI is and are prepared to submit the best application possible! There will also be an information session with FESTI on October 3rd at 4pm at FYI and all interested potential applicants are invited to attend!

A short promotional video is available to view for applicants to learn more about FESTI here.


The application can be submitted online by completing the FESTI Fire Fighting Scholarship Online Application


The application can also be submitted in hard copy through the following methods:

Print application using the following link:

Printable FESTI Fire Fighting Scholarship Application

Mail: FESTI Scholarship Selection Committee
1652 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario
M6M 3W3

1652 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario
M6M 3W3


Any questions, concerns, or requests for more information can be directed to:

Melanie Matthews - Youth In Transition PSE Case Lead
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (416) 653-3311 ext. 240