Adventure Ted Scholars Program

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

Childhood Cancer Society

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Three awards available.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a resident of the state of New Jersey
  2. Must be planning to enroll, or is currently enrolled in an undergraduate program, including community college, in the next academic year
  3. Must have battled or be currently battling pediatric cancer or other hematological disorder
  4. Must be on pace to graduate High School or obtain an equivalent degree before the coming academic year

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

Description: Childhood Cancer Society (CCS) is a volunteer-run 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to helping families who are struggling with childhood cancer. From financial support to providing gifts/wish grants, our efforts support families battling pediatric cancer to maintain a mindset conducive to healing. CCS’s wish grants are fulfilled through its Adventure Ted Program. Adventure Ted is the official spokes-bear of the foundation, and he journeys around helping families overcome their challenges while maintaining a positive mindset. Within the Adventure Ted Program is The Enchanted Theme Park Vacation Experience. The Enchanted Theme Park Vacation Experience is an all-expenses paid VIP Disney/ Universal Theme Park Vacation with 5-star lodging at Give Kids The World Village for a week. Our organization receives its support requests through our vetted network of social workers at hospitals we have partnered with throughout the USA.

Application requirements for the Adventure Ted Scholars Program are:

  • Application form
  • Instagram post
Additional Information: Step 1: Fill out our Adventurer Application. -Link is in Instagram bio of @adventureted.official. Step 2: Post to Instagram Create an Instagram post about one of the following: · Tell us your story and challenges you have faced. o Example: If the sky's the limit, how would you help inspire others to overcome their challenges? § Submissions may include video, graphics, and/animations. Step 3: Follow and tag @adventureted.official and @childhoodcancersociety Good luck to Adventurers who are applying! We look forward to reviewing your submissions!

Award Amount: $48,000 in scholarships will be distributed to the 3 chosen applicants in $4,000 increments every year.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $48,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, May 8, 2023

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, May 8, 2023

All applications and supporting materials must be submitted by the listed deadline. No incomplete/late submissions will be accepted. Award notifications will be announced at the awards ceremony hosted by the American Dream on May 21st!
About Childhood Cancer Society:
Contact Information: Thomas Head, CEO
Address: 189 Berdan Ave #221 Wayne, New Jersey

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