The Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition is offering a $1,000 college or vocational education scholarship in remembrance of the 146 victims of the fire.

Scholarship Amount: $1,000

Deadline for Submission: May 1, 2019

Scholarship Award Recipients Announced: May 2019

Eligibility Requirements: The applicant (student) must

  • be a high school senior who will attend college or vocational school in the fall of 2019.
  • fill out the following form
  • submit a letter of acceptance from the college or vocational school the student plans to attend in the fall.
  • provide a letter of support from one of the following programs in which the student participates:
      a. a supervisor of a community service program
      b. a teacher who oversees an extracurricular activity
      c. a supervisor at the student’s workplace
  • respond to the following question in either a written essay (of no more than 1,000 words) or an online video or multimedia digital story.
  • The Triangle Factory Fire of 1911 inspired thoughtful reflection and important change in the US and across the world. Attitudes about immigrants, workers, and women were called into question, and laws were changed to give workers more protections and a greater voice in the workplace. In what ways are the lessons of the Triangle Fire still relevant today?

Questions: You can email us at with any questions.

About Us: The Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition educates the public about the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire through its on-going projects, educational outreach, and social media sites. It also supports the annual remembrance activities on the anniversary of the fire each March 25. To that end, the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition is currently working to establish a permanent art memorial to those who died in the fire, so that their sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Please fill out all required fields (noted with a red asterisk) to submit application: