2013 Cancer Survivor Scholarships Program in USA

 Cancer Survivor Scholarships Program for California Undergraduate Students is funded by American Cancer Society in USA. Full scholarship details are as follows:

School:Institutes in California/USA

Level: undergraduate

Field(s): course offered by the Institutes in California

Deadline: 23 April 2013

Funded by: American Cancer Society

Beneficiaries:  Scholarship  is open to California Students

Benefits:

  • Total offer is of $7500 per academic year.
  • The scholarships are for tuition-related expenses (fees, books, and supplies) at accredited two- or four-year undergraduate institutions of higher education in California.
  • It is applicable for two- or four-years.

Description

  • A cancer survivor is a person with cancer of any type, current or past, who is still living. Whether a person becomes a survivor at the time of diagnosis or after completing treatment, whether people who are actively dying are considered survivors, and whether healthy friends and family members of the cancer patient are also considered survivors, varies from group to group. Some people who have been diagnosed with cancer reject the term survivor or disagree with some definitions of it.
  • The American Cancer Society, California Division, Inc.
  • Young Cancer S. Scholarships Program is a scholarship program that awards stipends of up to $7500 per academic year for educational expenses to college-bound pediatric cancer survivors in need of financial aid.
  • The scholarships are for tuition-related expenses (fees, books, and supplies) at accredited two- or four-year undergraduate institutions of higher education in California.
  • The Young Cancer s Scholarship Program helps the Society to reach its goal of improving the quality of life of cancer patients and their families by improving the capacity of pediatric cancer survivors to attend college, and lessening the financial burden of college attendance on cancer survivors’ families.

Eligibility

Candidates must meet the following requirements to avail Cancer Survivor Scholarships.

  • California residents.

  • Cancer survivors diagnosed at 18 years or younger.

  • Age 24 or younger at the time of application.

  • Able to demonstrate financial need.
  • Planning to attend or are attending a 2 or 4 year accredited undergraduate institution of higher education in California
  • Selection Criteria:Financial need,Medical hardship,Determination, motivation and educational goals,Academic requirements (minimum 2.5 GPA),Community Service.

Scholarship Application Method

  • Apply by post.

For more Information about  Cancer Survivor Scholarships

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