Komen College Scholarship Program
Today’s scholarship is the Susan G. Komen for the Cure College Scholarship Program. This scholarship is for students who have lost a parent or guardian to breast cancer.
Additionally, this scholarship supports students who have been diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 25 or younger.
This scholarship is quite lucrative and will award grants worth $10,000 a year for up to four years for students. To be eligible, students must be pursuing an undergraduate degree at a state university. College freshman, sophomores, juniors, and high school seniors are all eligible to apply.
The scholarship committee will be looking at the following when evaluating applicants:
- Scholastic achievement (minimum of a 2.8 GPA)
- Community service
- Financial need
- Demonstrated leadership potential
Interested? The deadline for this scholarship is October 15, 2012. The application can be found online.
Best of luck to all students!