Financial award: The SAMFund no longer awards scholarships for undergraduate tuition; however, undergrads who meet the eligibility requirements can apply for grants for other expenses (e.g., medical bills, school books, computers, etc.). Grants provided cover a wide range of post-treatment financial needs including (but not limited to): health insurance premiums, rent/mortgage assistance, car payments, insurance, or repairs, continuing education and loans, family-building expenses, gym memberships, and mental health expenses. The average grant amount is typically in the $1,500 - $2,000 range.
Eligibility requirements: Grants monetary rewards to current and former patients of the Valerie Fund for post high school graduation educational expenses, such as tuition, fees and books. Patients are encouraged to apply for both the general and named scholarship programs. Awards will be reviewed with an emphasis on academic achievement, determination nd motivation, community involvement, and financial need.
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Eligibility requirements: This is a one-time scholarship for brain or spinal cord tumor survivors who have been admitted to or is currently attending a two- or four-year college or vocational program. The applicant must also reside in the NY, NJ or CT metropolitan area around New York City.
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There are endless factors to consider when deciding what college is the right fit. So while your parents may have strong opinions on why thier alma mater may be "the one," you may have another incentive for considering it - legacy scholarships.
Note: APHA will not be offering its Get Ready Scholarship in 2016
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia support higher education for cancer survivors. The hospital’s Cancer Center - Cancer Survivorship Program administers . Some scholarships are disease-specific, helping survivor’s who beat particular forms of cancer. While others; including the Andre Sobel Award, are open to applicants who experience any catastrophic illness between the ages of 12 and 21. These recently offered scholarships target a range of participants, including and applicants who have been impacted by brain tumors:
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Financial aid for families faced with catastrophic illness recognizes the devastating financial impact that cancer treatment costs and other medical bills have on college funds. American Cancer Society Youth Scholarship Award Program provides financial aid for deserving cancer survivors and patients facing college funding shortfalls. Awards are issued directly to participating institutions to offset tuition and other campus expenses at universities and technical colleges. Assistance is disbursed by the organization’s regional divisions, like a aimed at resident students in Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. To qualify, each applicant meets these criteria:
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The (MSAA) awards about six scholarships each year to applicants familiar with the challenges of life with multiple sclerosis. Scholarship eligibility is not reserved exclusively for MS patients, but funding targets those who need it most. For more information, contact them at this address: