Jackie Spellman Scholarship Foundation Award
The Jackie Spellman Scholarship Foundation awards annual scholarships to help improve the quality of life for those affected by leukemia or lymphoma. The focus of the scholarship is on supporting secondary education for leukemia or lymphoma patients and/or children, siblings or parents of leukemia or lymphoma patients. This scholarship is offered nationwide.
This scholarship is available to:
- Graduating high school seniors that will attend a nationally recognized/accredited, community college, four-year university, graduate and doctoral students who are leukemia or lymphoma patients/survivors and/or are children, siblings or parents of leukemia or lymphoma patients. A letter from the treating doctor or death certificate must also be supplied to certify that the individual or applicant’s sibling or parent has/had leukemia or lymphoma.
- Students who plan to enroll full time at a nationally accredited college or university.
- Students with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
- Students who demonstrate financial need.
Scholarship applications are only available in downloadable (PDF) format from our website on the "Scholarship Application" page.
Scholarships ranging from $3,000 to $5,000 will are awarded to students annually. Only the award winners will be notified.
Individuals planning to study for or enter into healthcare fields such as nursing, pre-med, medical school, scientific research are highly encouraged to apply.
Recipients are selected without regard to race, religion, sex, handicap or national origin but MUST be United States citizens.