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Scholarship America/Bristol-Myers Squibb Scholarship for Cancer Survivors

The Bristol-Myers Squibb Scholarship for Cancer Survivors program was created to assist cancer survivors who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships of up to $10,000 will be awarded to up to 50 qualified students. Applicants must be cancer survivors (diagnosed by a physician as having treatment of cancer and survived), age 25 and under, who are high school seniors or graduates or postsecondary undergraduates. Qualified applicants must plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire 2017-18 academic year. They must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent). Scholarships will be awarded based on applicants- academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, personal impact statement and an outside appraisal. Financial need is not considered. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

AWARD INFORMATION

Award Amount $10,000
Number of Awards 50
Application Deadline March 31
Available to Class Level Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors
Renewability Not renewable

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Minimum GPA Required 3.5
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 Executive Assistant, Operations
Scholarship America
Address One Scholarship Way
City, State, Zip Saint Peter, MN 56082
Telephone (-80) -537-4180
Fax  
E-mail phalter@scholarshipamerica.org
Web Site Web site
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