Dear Jack Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

January 31, 2020

Awarded By

Cancer for College

Award Amount

The average scholarship provides $5,000 annually, but amounts may be reduced if the recipient has a lower amount of demonstrated financial need. Scholarships may be renewable for up to three additional years of undergraduate study.


The number of scholarships provided may vary from year to year depending on the number of qualified applicants. Last year, three new scholarships were awarded.

Additional Information

The Dear Jack Scholarship is provided annually by Cancer for College, and seeks to provide financial assistance to students in the U.S. who have been diagnosed with cancer. Applicants must be majoring in music and must demonstrate both high academic achievement and unmet financial need. Cancer for College has worked since 1993 to contribute inspiration, hope, and financial assistance to students studying in the U.S. who have been personally impacted by a diagnosis of cancer. All scholarship awards may be suspended up to one year for medically verifiable reasons. Students who do not enroll again within one year may also apply in future years, and will be given top consideration for selection of new award recipients.

Deadline Info

Applications and additional information about the Dear Jack Scholarship are available online using the provided links. To be considered for an award, students must submit the following: a completed ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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