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James 'Rhio' O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund

Sponsored by: Cancer Monthly, Inc.

Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student at a college or university in the United States. Essay on whether we are making any progress in finding a cure for cancer is required. Some suggested topics for the essay include: Why has the incidence rates of many cancers continue to increase? Why is cancer the leading cause of death by disease of children and adults under the age of 85? What should be done to improve progress in curing or preventing cancer?


Application Deadline April 21
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $5,000
Average $1,000
Min $75


Max 40
Average 35
Min 30

Contact Information

Alicia Elliott
Scholarship Manager
Cancer Monthly, Inc.
United States

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