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Education Scholarships

Financial Aid for Students

Produces Creating Options: A Resource on Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities.  The 2003 edition features up-to-date information about federal financial aid programs, describes the relationship between state vocational rehabilitation agencies and the financial aid process, and lists organizations that offer disability-related grants and scholarships for postsecondary education. It also includes a list of 29 sponsors of scholarships specifically designated for students with disabilities. You may also wish to request a copy of Vocational Rehabilitation Services: A Post Secondary Student Consumer’s Guide.

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Scholarships for Survivors of Childhood Cancer

A list of scholarships is available.

Friends of Scott Foundation: Scott Delgadillo College Scholarship

Scholarship program designed to provide funding to survivors who want to continue their education through technical school, vocational school, junior college, or a four-year college or university.

Cancer Survivor’s Fund Scholarship

Post-secondary education scholarships available for childhood cancer survivors based upon the applicants’ personal hardships, including financial and emotional considerations as well as academic qualifications.

National Collegiate Cancer Foundation Scholarship

$1,000 competitive awards for young adult cancer survivors between the ages of 18-35.

Working Against Cancer – Survivorship Scholarship

$500 Jackie Maas Memorial Scholarship and $1000 EJE Memorial Scholarship are awarded to exceptional young adult cancer survivors, under the age of 30 who are California residents. The third $500 scholarship is awarded to an exceptional national young adult.

Patient Advocate Foundation Scholarship for Survivors

Twelve $3,000 scholarships available to provide support to individuals, under the age of 25, that are or have been diagnosed with cancer or a critical or life threatening disease.

Ryan Mullaly Second Chance Scholarship

Variable amount scholarship available to a childhood cancer survivor younger than 22 years of age who was diagnosed and treated for cancer between 13 years of age and last year of high school, and entering an accredited college.

The Ruth Cheatham Foundation Scholarship

Scholarships are offered to childhood cancer survivors or current warriors undergoing treatment between the ages of 17-26.