Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Memorial and ScholarshipNovember 15, 2022
For nearly two decades, the TSFFM has provided academic scholarships for the children of workers who were permanently disabled or died as the result of occupational injuries and illnesses.
To be eligible for a TSFFM scholarship you must be nominated by a school official and meet the following criteria:
- Is a resident of New York State enrolled in an accredited program in higher education at a New York State public or private institution;
- Is in good academic standing;
- Demonstrates financial need; and
- Is a child/dependent of a parent or guardian who presently receives disability benefit payments pursuant to the New York State Workers' Compensation Law for Permanent Total Disability, Permanent Partial Disability, or Death of a Spouse (The only acceptable proof for this requirement is an official Decision of the New York State Workers' Compensation Board).