Now in our 6th year awarding scholarships to deserving first responders, Honeywell and DuPont are proud to have sent 100 first responders to receive state-of-the-art classroom and hands-on training from industry experts at FDIC. 

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In 2013, Honeywell launched the first ever FDIC Scholarship Program to provide deserving first responders the opportunity to attend the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC), the world's largest firefighter training and expo. 

Since 2014, Honeywell and DuPont have partnered together to provide FDIC Scholarship recipients with airfare, lodging, and full show admission which includes classroom training, seminars, exhibits, and Hands-On Training (H.O.T.) Evolutions*. 

*Subject to Terms & Conditions

Thank you to everyone who submitted nominations this year! After reviewing a record number of outstanding nominees, we’re happy to announce the recipients of FDIC 2020 Scholarships. 


Fire Dept

City, State

Michael (Mike) Bazzoni

Kirkwood Fire Department

Kirkwood, MO

Kaitlyn Burnett

Tallahassee Fire Department

Tallahassee, FL

Jacob Charney

North Metro Fire Rescue District

Broomfield, CO

Maurice Bruce

Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety

Benton Harbor, MI

Kristy Bryant

Forest Park Fire Department

Forsyth, GA

Thomas Basher

City of Ithaca Fire Department

Ithaca, NY

Ryan Burns

District of Columbia Fire Department

Gainesville, VA

Falencia Frazier

Cincinnati Fire Department

Cincinnati, OH

Erik Jonassen

Virginia Fire Department

Virginia, MN

Dustin Ledford

Unicoi Volunteer Fire Department

Watauga, TN

Laura Toth

Grand Forks Fire Department

Grand Forks, ND

Lauren Foreman

Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department

Upper Marlboro, MD

Joseph Bonnell

Phoenix Fire Department

Gilbert, AZ

Miguel Hincapie

Key Biscayne Fire Rescue

Key Biscayne, FL

Zach Reynolds

Raleigh Fire Department

Raleigh, NC

William Muster

Perry Twp. Three Rivers Fire District

Coshocton, OH

Christine Wilson

Fresno Fire Department

Fresno, CA

Roman Carter
City of Hartford Fire Department

Bloomfield, CT

Ryan McMurray

District of North Vancouver Fire Rescue Services

British Columbia, Canada

Dana Clift
Lone Oak Volunteer Fire Department

Signal Mountain, TN