Scholarships for Students with Cancer

If you are a cancer survivor or are currently battling cancer, you know a thing or two about perseverance in the face of adversity. This is just the sort of thing that colleges and scholarship providers love to see in a prospective student. Because of this, there are many well-deserved scholarships available to students who have fought or are fighting cancer. National foundations and non-profits award the majority of these, Some are focused on specific cancers, or are available to students at a certain university or area. To qualify, applicants usually need to submit a personal essay along with their transcript, outlining what their battle with cancer has meant to them. If you are among the brave survivors or battlers against cancer, find a scholarship to meet your needs from the list below.

Showing 1-14 of 14 scholarships
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  • 10,000
  • 1 Award
  • December-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
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  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Disability: |Cancer Patient/Survivor|Cancer|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
Anne M. Wolf Memorial Scholarship Wayne County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-15-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Disability: |Cancer Patient/Survivor|Cancer|Breast Cancer|
  • School (K-12): |Northwestern Junior Senior High School, Springfield, OH|Way County, OH|
  • Residence: Live in |Ohio|Wayne, OH|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
Todd Lewis Gift of Life Memorial Scholarship Hancock County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Disability: |Cancer|Life Threatening Disease|
  • School (K-12): |Greenfield-Central High School, Greenfield, IN|
  • School (College): |University|College|Post-secondary institution|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
Sandra M. Glazier Scholarship Fund Princeton Area Community Foundation
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  • 20,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Disability: |Cancer|Child of a parent with Cancer|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Ocean, NJ|Monmouth, NJ|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|Vocational School|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
Anne Smedinghoff Memorial Scholarship The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Disability: |Cancer|Cancer Survivor|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Disability: |Cancer|Physical Disability|Serious Medical Problem|
  • School (K-12): |Harrison High School, West Lafayette, IN|
  • Extracurricular: |School Activities|Community Activities|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Disability: |Cancer|
  • School (K-12): |John Glenn High School, Bay City, MI|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Vocational-technical / Career College|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
Scott Delgadillo Scholarship Friends of Scott Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Disability: |Cancer|Cancer Survivor|
  • Residence: Live in |California|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
Satola Family Scholarship The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Disability: |Cancer|Cancer Survivor|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
  • Age / Grade Level: |35 Years or Younger|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
Mystery of the Blue Rose Scholarship Coastal Bend Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Disability: |Cancer|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |San Patricio, TX|Refugio, TX|Aransas, TX|Bee, TX|Jim Wells, TX|Kleberg, TX|Nueces, TX|
  • Career: |Service (Industry)|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
Grace Scholarship Grand Island Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Disability: |Cancer|
  • Residence: Live in |Nebraska|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Post-secondary School|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
The Olivia M. Marquart Scholarship The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Disability: |Cancer|Cancer Survivor|
  • Residence: Live in |Pennsylvania|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
The Diane Dawson Memorial Scholarship Sacramento Region Community Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 3,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Disability: |Cancer|Terminal Illness|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Denver, CA|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Sacramento, CA|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
Sean Silver Memorial Scholarship The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Disability: |Cancer|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
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