Cancer Survivor Scholarship
Patient Advocate Foundation works to support patients with chronic, life threatening illness and assists them with Medical Debt Crisis, Insurance Access Issues and Job Retention Issues. It also provides monetary help to cancer survivors in the form of scholarship for students to pursue their education. The applicant must be under 25 years of age and a survivor or a patient diagnosed with cancer or any other critical illness. The application is available at : http://www.patientadvocate.org/events.php?p=69, Every column in the application must be filled correctly and completely and must include following details and documents: An essay of 1,000 words on how their diagnosis has impacted their lives and their future goals Copy of acceptance letter from the college, university, or vocational-technical school planning to attend. Letter from your oncologist stating your medical history Two letters of recommendation from non-related persons Official high school or college transcript Copy of first two pages of tax returns The scholarship amount is $ 1000 each and will be send directly to the college, university or vocational training school and the authorities will manage the funds for you. Deadline: April 12, 2010

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Categories: Cancer Survivor Scholarship, Scholarships
The Ryan Mullaly Second Chance Fund is a non-profit organization offering scholarships to young people who are battling for life from the life threatening disease cancer. It becomes the pressing need for the cancer patients to spend time more in hospitals and less in school or other extra curricular activities. Also the financial burden adds to the woes of the families. The Ryan Mullaly Second Chance Scholarship is a blessing for such children and their families who are affected emotionally and financially. With this scholarship the candidate can pursue education while undergoing treatment. Eligibility: Must be citizen or permanent resident of United States Of America Diagnosed with cancer or recurrence of cancer between age 13 and graduation Underwent treatment of cancer while in high school Has the history of treatment –chemotherapy and radiation or both Must be 22 or younger Currently enrolled in a college for 2 year or 4 year Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree and in an accredited post secondary vocational or trade programs Each winner will receive the award of $ 1,000. Those who are currently undergoing treatment, with permanent effects from the treatment and are just beginning their posts-high school education are given first priority. The candidate [...]

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Categories: Cancer Survivor Scholarship, Scholarships
Reaching Out To Cancer Kids (R.O.C.K) program, of the American Cancer Society is especially devised to scholarship opportunities to the cancer survivors. It provides them the necessary funding to pursue their undergraduate degree from accredited Florida University, Community College and Vocational Technical School. Eligibility: Must be a cancer survivor Diagnosed with cancer before age 21 Must be under 21 to apply Must be resident of Florida Currently enrolled in an accredited school in Florida Scholarship details: The college scholarship worth $ 3,000 is for tuition plus $ 300 per year for text books. Scholarships are limited to a maximum 130 semester credit hours over a maximum of five years or whichever comes first. For more information regarding the scholarship and application refer to the website:  http://cancer.org/rockscholarship or http://www.cancer.org/docroot/COM/content/div_FL/COM_5_1x_College_Scholarship_Program.asp Deadline: April 10, 2010

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Categories: Cancer Survivor Scholarship, Scholarships