George Hitchcock Memorial Endowment Fund

The George Hitchcock Memorial Endowment Fund was created by Brampton Fire and Emergency Services to assist Brampton residents who are pursuing a career in the fire service. It also honours the late George Hitchcock who guided and encouraged many people in their pursuit of a career in the fire service. The endowment fund is a tribute to the valuable contribution made by George to our community. 


Endowment Fund Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the fund, applicants must fulfil all of these criteria:
  • Individual is a Brampton resident and a legal resident of Canada.
  • Applicant is pursuing an Ontario Post-Secondary School diploma in a fire-related program and proof of acceptance is required
  • All applicants must provide all documents required in the application form
  • The applications must be submitted by the submission deadline

Note: City of Brampton employees and their families are not eligible to apply to the fund.

Selection Process

  • The George Hitchcock Memorial Endowment Fund Committee will only accept the first 30 applications
  • The selection committee will select a specific number of applicants for an interview based on their application form
  • Submission period is January 20 – April 30, 2020
  • The submission period will close either April 30, 2020 or, when 30 applications are submitted whichever comes first
  • Submissions must be emailed to The George Hitchcock Memorial Endowment Fund Committee:
  • Applications that are incomplete, illegible or not received during the submission period will not be considered
  • Interviews will take place in May and June 2020
  • The successful applicant will be notified by June 19, 2020
  • Link to application form​