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
$2,500
Number of Awards
Not reported
Application Deadline
Not reported
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability
Not reported

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
0
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
Scholarship Coordinator
Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
Address
1215 E. Fort Ave. Suite 104
City, State, Zip
Baltimore, MD , 21230
Telephone
(410) 964-0202-105
E-mail
scholarship@ulmanfund.org
Website
Website

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