National Collegiate Cancer Foundation/National Collegiate Cancer Foundation Scholarships

The National Collegiate Cancer Foundation was established to provide services and support to young adults whose lives have been impacted by cancer and who have continued with their education throughout treatment or after their treatment-NCCF Survivor Scholarship Program. These $1,000 competitive awards will be judged based on the criteria listed below. Applicants must meet all of the requirements listed: 1. Must be a cancer survivor or current patient; 2. Must be between the ages of 18-35. An exception will be made if you are 17 and entering college in the fall following application; 3. U.S. citizen or permanent resident; 4. Attending or planning to attend an accredited college, university or vocational institution in pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor, Master's, doctorate or certificate. Applicants will be evaluated based on six criteria: displaying a "Will Win" attitude with respect to his or her cancer experience; quality of essays; financial need; overall story of cancer survivorship; commitment to education; quality of recommendations. The National Collegiate Cancer Foundation is proud to provide financial assistance to young adults pursuing their education who have lost a parent or guardian to cancer-Legacy Scholarship Program. These $1,000 competitive awards will be judged based on the criteria listed below. Applicants must meet all of the requirements listed below: 1. Must have lost a parent or guardian to cancer; 2. Must be between the ages of 18-35. An exception will be made if you are 17 and entering college; 3. U.S. citizen or permanent resident; 4. Attending or planning to attend an accredited college, university, or vocational institution in pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor, Master's, doctorate or certificate. Applicants will be evaluated based on the following criteria: journey, encouragement, financial need, notable accomplishments, quality of recommendations.

Award Information

Award Amount
$1,000
Number of Awards
50
Application Deadline
May 15
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduate students, Postgraduate students
Renewability
Not renewable

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 required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
National Collegiate Cancer Foundation
Address
4858 Battery Lane #216
City, State, Zip
Bethesda, MD , 20814
Telephone
(240) 5156262
E-mail
info@collegiatecancer.org
Website
Website

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