YLD announces 2014 scholarship competition
The Yvorra Leadership Development Foundation is accepting applications for the 2014 scholarship awards competition. The application deadline is Oct. 30, 2014. Awards are issued in December. Since 1989 YLD has awarded $132,500 in scholarships and awards to emergency responders throughout the United States. Any active duty career or volunteer member of the Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Medical Services may apply. In 2013, YLD issued three awards of $2,500 each. To request or complete an application visit
. The Yvorra Leadership Development Foundation was organized in 1988 in honor of Deputy Fire Chief James G. Yvorra, who was killed in the line of duty. In 2007, YLD established the Chief John Eversole Endowment for Hazardous Materials Responders. In 1995, the Foundation established the Donald E. Sellers Endowment for Emergency Medical Services.
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