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Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults/Sean Silver Memorial Scholarship Award

Sean Silver was a graduate of Columbia College in Chicago, managing to obtain his degree while in extensive treatment for a rare from of Sarcoma named Chordoma. Sean studies focused on music journalism, combining his passions of music and writing into what he hoped would be a fruitful career as a rock journalist. While undergoing multiple surgeries, radiation and chemotherapy courses, he persevered to obtain his degree from Columbia at the age of 31. Less than a year after graduating from Columbia, Sean lost his battle on May 13, 2007. The Sean Silver Memorial Scholarship Award is available to applicants who are degree seeking United States citizens, age 15-30 at the time of application. Applicants must be currently undergoing active treatment for cancer.

AWARD INFORMATION

Award Amount $5,000
Number of Awards 2
Application Deadline March 1
Available to Class Level Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability Not renewable

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Minimum GPA Required None specified
Ethnicity/Heritage None specified
Residency None specified
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College None specified
Area of Study None specified
Financial Need Financial need analysis is not required

SCHOLARSHIP SPONSOR

Organization Ulman Cancer Fund Scholarship Program Coordinator
Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
Address 1215 East Fort Avenue Suite 104
City, State, Zip Baltimore, MD 21230
Telephone (410) 964-0202
Fax  
E-mail scholarship@ulmanfund.org
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