Cancer for College General Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$16,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 31, 2021

Sunday
Awarded By:

Cancer for College

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Approximately five scholarships provided annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be enrolled full time.
  2. This award is for U.S. and international students residing in the U.S.
  3. Must be a high school senior or current undergraduate student.
  4. Must be diagnosed with cancer and provide evidence of diagnosis.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Cancer for College General Scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who have been diagnosed with cancer. Applicants must demonstrate high academic achievement as well as unmet financial need.

Application requirements for the Cancer for College General Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letter
  • Copy of prior year tax return
  • Confirmation of cancer diagnosis
Additional Information: Founded in 1993, Cancer for College seeks to provide hope and material assistance to those students who have been diagnosed with cancer. Award selection will be based on all submitted documentation, with extra emphasis placed on academic achievement and unmet financial need. Failure to remain enrolled or transfering from a four-year college or university to a two-year community college may result in the suspension of funding. Students may suspend their scholarship for up to one year for verified medical reasons.

Award Amount: Award amounts range from $1,000 to $5,000 annually. The typical award amount is $5,000 but may be reduced if the student has a lower amount of unmet financial need. Scholarships may be renewable for up to three additional years of undergraduate study.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $16,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, January 31, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, January 31, 2021

Applications and additional information about the Cancer for College General Scholarship are available online using the provided links. To be considered for an award, students must submit the following: a completed application; official transcripts for the last two years of academic work completed; a copy of tax returns from the prior year (or other proof of income if not available); a letter confirming the student's cancer diagnosis; two recommendation letters from individuals who are not related to the applicant; and information about the cost to attend one year of study at the applicant's current or intended college. All applications and supporting documents must be submitted online by the deadline date.
Contact: GoandbeGreat Scholarship
Address: 28465 Old Town Front Street Suite 224 Temecula, California 92590

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