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Top Scholarships for Cancer Survivors in July 2022
Fighting and overcoming a serious, life-threatening disease like cancer is one of the hardest, yet most inspiring things someone can do. If you are already attending college or higher education is in your future, we compiled a list of vetted scholarships just for cancer survivors.
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If you are a cancer survivor and are looking to get some help affording college, keep reading to find out about the top scholarships for cancer survivors!
- Eligibility: Individuals who have had (or have a sibling who had) cancer before age 18. Applicants must be also living or treated/diagnosed in the state of Iowa and be planning on a postsecondary institution
- Amount: Varies
- Deadline: The last Friday in September (for the spring semester); the last Friday in May (fall semester)
- Eligibility: Those who have been diagnosed with cancer before 18 years old and are enrolled or have been accepted for enrollment to a postsecondary institution
- Amount: Between $500 and $2,500
- Deadline: October 1 (Fall Scholarship); February 1 (Spring Scholarship)
- Eligibility: Those who have battled against cancer at any point in their life or those who have a loved one who has battled or is currently fighting cancer. Applicants must be enrolled full-time at a postsecondary institution and have a minimum 3.0 GPA
- Amount: $4,000
- Deadline: March 31, 2023
- Eligibility: Childhood cancer survivors under 25 years of age who are enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at an accredited university or vocational school (for the entire academic year). Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
- Amount: $5,000
- Opens: December 1, 2022
- Eligibility: Childhood cancer survivors under the age of 25 and diagnosed with cancer before the age of 18. Applicants must have been accepted into a postsecondary institution for the fall semester of the upcoming academic year
- Amount: Varies
- Opens: January 1, 2023
- Eligibility: Cancer survivors under age 25 who are high school seniors/graduates or postsecondary undergraduates. Applicants must be planning to enroll in a postsecondary institution for the upcoming academic year
- Amount: $10,000
- Opens: February 2022
- Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors, community college students, or 4-year university students who are Leukemia/Lymphoma survivors or whose parents are survivors. Applicants must be full-time students, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need
- Amount: Between $2,000 and $5,000
- Eligibility: Students enrolled in a four-year university within the U.S. in Fall 2022 with a minimum GPA of 3.5. Graduate students are also eligible to apply. All applicants must have had cancer at some point in their lifetime
- Amount: Varies
- Opens: October 2022