PAF's Scholarships for Survivors

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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