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Candice's Sickle Cell Disease Scholarship

Award Amount
$1,500
Awards Available
3
Deadline
April 14, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • Candice's Sickle Cell Fund, Inc. has been established to raise awareness among the public concerning sickle cell disease. Our goal is to help alleviate the financial pressures of college-bound students in the Tri-State Area (NY/NJ/CT)with sickle cell disease by providing three scholarships annually in the amount of $1500 ($750 presented in September, and $750 presented in January).

    These scholarships are awarded to assist scholarship recipients with their college education. In order to receive this scholarship, applicants are required to submit a 250-word essay which should detail how the disease has affected his/her life and the pursuit of an education; the applicant's educational goals and plans to achieve them; and describe persons in the applicant's life who has been instrumental in helping the applicant to persevere. The recipient must complete all high school credits by June, if applicable. Additionally, the recipient must be present at the scholarship luncheon in order to receive the award.

    Each applicant must submit a 250-word essay typewritten in double-spaced format to include how sickle cell disease has affected their life and education. Each applicant should also include what their educational goals are and how they expect to achieve them, in addition, what person has been instrumental in their lives to help them persevere.

    Every scholarship winner is required to commit at least 5 hours minimum of their time towards one of the various Candice's Sickle Cell Fund activities during the year they receive their scholarship.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Candice Young-Deler
  • P.O. Box 672237
  • Bronx, NY 10467-0237
  • cscfinc@gmail.com
  • 646-436-0477

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