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Scholarship for Survivors

Sponsored by: Patient Advocate Foundation


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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
Separate application required? yes

Contact Information

Ruth Anne Reed
Director of Human Resources & Scholarship Coordinator
Patient Advocate Foundation
421 Butler Farm Road
Hampton, VA 23666 United States

Phone: (800) 532-5274
Fax: (757) 952-1377
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