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Offered by Patient Advocate Foundation
Are you a cancer or other chronic illness survivor who is pursuing a postsecondary education? If so, consider applying for the Scholarship for Survivors Program. The program is open to students who have been diagnosed with or treated for cancer or another chronic disease. The program is offered by the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF), a nonprofit organization that focuses on providing case management services and financial aid to Americans with chronic, life-threatening, and debilitating illnesses. Thus, every year since 2000, PAF has awarded up to $3,000 to multiple survivors of cancer or other chronic illnesses who are pursuing a postsecondary education. If you are pursuing a college degree and have been diagnosed with or treated for cancer or another chronic disease, we encourage you to apply.
The scholarship is open to students under the age of 25 who have been diagnosed with and/or been actively treated for cancer or another chronic disease within the past five years. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.
US Citizens, Permanent Residents
To apply for this scholarship, applicants must complete a diagnosis verification form in addition to submitting an online application and the below application materials.
Proof of enrollment
Letters of Recommendation
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