Charitable Education Foundation (CEF)


The IFE Charitable Education Foundation (CEF) has been established to fund scholarships and related expenditure.

Charitable Context

The objects for which the IFE is incorporated are to promote, encourage and improve the science and practice of fire extinction, fire prevention and fire engineering and all operations and expedients connected therewith and to give an impulse to ideas likely to be useful in connection with, or in relation to such science and practice to the members of the Institution and to the community at large.

Any scholarship funded by the CEF will advance one or more of these objects.

Application procedure

Applicants should complete the CEF application form and return it by email to

Applications are considered twice a year. Applications received by noon GMT on 1 April will be considered for the Spring tranche; applications received by noon GMT on 1 October will be considered for the Autumn tranche.