Scholarship for Survivors
Sponsored by: Patient Advocate Foundation
Awarded to individuals, under the age of 25, who are or have been diagnosed with cancer or a critical or life threatening disease in the past five years. Applicant must be pursuing an associate's degree as a bridge to a bachelor's degree or higher. Essay on how diagnosis has impacted their life and their future goals is required.. Copy of an acceptance letter from the college, university, or vocational-technical school applicant is planning to attend, written documentation from treating physician stating medical history, two letters of recommendation from non-related persons, official high school and/or current college transcript, and completed financial form to demonstrate financial need are required to be submitted.
|Application Deadline||February 25|
|Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest||Scholarship|
|Awarded every year?||yes|
Recipient must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and community service hours in order to renew award.
|Must be repaid?||no|
|Required to attend a specific school?||no|
|Is a separate application required?||yes|