SCHOLARSHIPSFor: Children of Parents/Siblings Who Have or Had Cancer or Children Who Are Cancer Survivors
Carolyn's Compassionate Children (CCC) gives out educational scholarships for Young Adult Cancer Survivors. It's worth checking out. http://www.cccscholarships.orgAmerican Cancer Society Educational Scholarships
For more information, please contact the organization for additional details.
American Cancer Society
Toll Free: 800-ACS-2345http://www.cancer.org/docroot/SPC/content/SPC_1_Scholarship_Deadlines_Loom_for_Young_Survivors.aspChildren of Breast Cancer Scholarships (yes, there is a form of chondrosarcoma breast cancer)
The Children of Breast Cancer Scholarships are awarded to students who lost a parent to breast cancer and to children of breast cancer survivors. The scholarship amount is at least $1,000. For more information or to make a tax deductible donation, write to Children of Breast Cancer Scholarship Fund,
PO Box 4032,
Chattanooga, TN 37405.www.childrenofbreastcancer.org
Children's Art Project Scholarship Fund - MD Anderson
Scholarships intended to both encourage students who have battled cancer and reward them for their academic and personal accomplishments.
Recipient's must have been a patient treated at MD Anderson Cancer Center before their 19th birthday or were treated on a pediatric protocol.
Telephone: (713) 745-0278www.mdanderson.org/Departments/volunteer/dIndex.cfmSupersibs! Scholarships
Scholarship opportunity for a sibling of a child diagnosed with cancer. Two $5000 scholarships are available for graduating high school seniors.
Telephone: 866-444-7427www.supersibs.orgSusan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundationwww.komen.org
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation awards five scholarships of up to $10,000 per year to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are 25 years old or younger and who have lost a parent to breast cancer. Candidates who are already in college must have a college GPA of at least 2.8 on a 4.0 scale. Candidates must plan to attend a state college or university in the state where they reside. Candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents. The application deadline is in mid-November. (The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation also funds doctoral dissertation awards, postdoctoral fellowships and grants for cancer research.) For more information, write to
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation,
Attn: Grants Dept. --
College Scholarship, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite #250,
Dallas, TX 75244,
call 1-972-855-1616, or send email to
firstname.lastname@example.orgUlman Cancer Fund For Young Adults Doug Ulman, by the way, had chondrosarcomawww.ulmanfund.org
This website offers a list of scholarship resources for both students who have had cancer as well as those who have lost a parent to cancer.
Below are some listed:Cancer Survivors Fundwww.cancersurvivorsfund.org
The applicant must be a cancer survivor or currently diagnosed with cancer, and does not have to be receiving treatment to qualify. The Fund awards four levels of scholarships to augment the expenses associated with the college educations of young cancer survivors. A selection committee chooses scholarship recipients based on the applicants' personal hardships, assessing their financial and emotional needs as well as their academic qualifications