700 Thimble Shoals Boulevard, Suite 200 Newport News VA 23606 757/873-6668 757/873-8999 (Fax) http://www.patientadvocate.org info@patientadvocate.org
  • Scholarship Name :
    Patient Advocate Foundation (Scholarships for Survivors)
  • Number Of Awards :
    8
  • Renewable :
    Yes. Must reapply and meet eligibility requirements.
  • States In Which Available :
    Virginia
  • Scholarship Amount :
    $5,000
  • Deadline :
    MAY 1
  • Eligibility Criteria :
    Open to patients seeking to initiate or complete a course of study that has been interrupted or delayed by a diagnosis of cancer or other critical or life-threatening disease (must obtain written documentation from physician). A primary consideration is that the recipients pursue a course of study that makes them immediately employable after graduation. May be used for a 2- or 4-year degree or advanced studies. Must maintain an overall 3.0 GPA; be a fulltime student; agree to complete 20 hours/ year of community service while receiving scholarship.
  • Specific Target Group :
    All
  • How To Apply :
    Submit application with last year’s tax returns demonstrating financial need; high school and/or current college transcript; at least 2 letters of recommendation from nonrelated persons.
  • Contact To :
    Ruth Anne Reed, Executive VP of Administrative Operations