NCCF Survivor Scholarship

May 17, 2025
Awards Available: Varies

Scholarship Description

To be eligible for the NCCF Survivor Scholarship, applicants must: be a young adult cancer survivor or current patient; be between the ages of 18-35 (an exception will be made if they are 17 and entering college in the fall following application); be a US citizen or permanent resident; and be attending or planning to attend an accredited college, university or vocational institution in pursuit of an associate, bachelor, master’s, doctorate or certificate. Applicants be evaluated based on the following criteria: displaying a "will win" attitude with respect to their cancer experience; their overall story of cancer survivorship; financial need; commitment to education; and the quality of their recommendations.

All applications must include the following: a complete application form; a copy of the most recent college transcript or grade report, or high school grade report and acceptance letter if you are an incoming freshman; a resume or list of notable accomplishments; three essays on assigned topics; one letter of recommendation (from a peer such as a friend, significant other or colleague who has been inspired by the applicant’s winning attitude towards their cancer diagnosis); and signed authorization statements. Scholarship Search