Cancer Survivors Fund

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Cancer Survivors Fund

PO Box 792
Missouri City, TX 77459
Ph: (281)437-7142
Fax: (281)437-9568
E-mail: [email protected]

Cancer Survivors' Fund Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To augment the expenses associated with the college education of young cancer survivors. Focus: General Studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be cancer survivors or currently diagnosed with cancer; must be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in an undergraduate school. Criteria: Recipients are selected by a committee based on applicants' personal hardship and financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete the online scholarship application; must submit two letters of recommendation from two different academic teachers addressing why they should receive the scholarship; a letter from your attending physician verifying your medical history and current medical situation; must agree to do volunteer work to use their cancer experience to help other young cancer patients and survivors coping with a life threatening or life-altering event; Must submit an essay discussing the following question. HOW HAS MY EXPERIENCE WITH CANCER IMPACTED MY LIFE VALUES AND CAREER GOALS? Essays must be a minimum of 500 words and a maximum of 1200 words.

Remarks: The applicants and their parents if they are minors, must sign a release, that they agree to have their name and photo published in the news media or any CSF publication as a recipient of Cancer Survivors' Fund scholarship and that they agree to have their name, photo and success story to be published on this website or in any CSF publication. Contact: Cancer Survivors' Fund at the above address (see entry 2051).