PAF's Scholarships for Survivors

  • Website Address
  • http://www.patientadvocate.org/index.php?p=69
  • Contact
  • Ruth Anne Reed
  • Address
  • 421 Butler Farm Road
  • Hampton, VA 23666
  • Email Address
  • scholarship@patientadvocate.org
  • Application Deadline
  • February 27, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 12
  • Maximum Amount
  • $3,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The purpose of these scholarships is to provide support to patients seeking to initiate or complete a course of study that has been interrupted or delayed by a diagnosis of cancer or other critical or life threatening disease.

    To be eligible for these awards, applicant must:
    - Be under the age of 25 and a survivor/current patient of a diagnosis of cancer or a critical or life threatening disease
    - Complete enclosed Scholarship for Survivors application in full (Part A-E)
    - Write an essay on how their diagnosis has impacted their lives and their future goals (1000 word maximum)
    - Submit a copy of an acceptance letter from the college, university, or vocational-technical school planning to attend
    - Submit written documentation from your treating physician stating your medical history
    - Provide two letters of recommendation from non-related persons (examples: teachers, coaches, community leaders), please ask that each reference include their name, address and phone number within the letter
    - Provide an official high school and/or current college transcript (to include school seal); which ever is applicable
    - Complete financial form that will demonstrate financial need and include a copy of the first two pages of tax returns

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