Scholarships target college-bound cancer survivors
Last updated 3/29/2007 at Noon
College-bound cancer survivors are encouraged to apply for scholarships through the American Cancer Society’s Young Cancer Survivor Scholarship program. Up to $7,500 will be awarded to each of 70 students to assist with college tuition and nurture leadership skills in the fight against cancer.
Applicants must have received a cancer diagnosis at age 18 or younger and be age 25 or younger. They must be enrolled in or plan to attend a two- or four-year accredited institution of higher education within the state and must demonstrate financial need. The award stipulates that recipients volunt...