THE 2015 CANCER FOR COLLEGE
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PROCESS & FAQ


APPLICATION PERIOD IS NOW OPEN
The Application period is open from October 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015.

PART 1 - ONLINE APPLICATION REGISTRATION - CLICK HERE
(A copy of your responses will be emailed to you as a coversheet to be included with your submission packet)

PART 2 - SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS - Download PDF
Your completed application should be mailed to:

Cancer for College
28465 Old Town Front Street - Suite 315
Temecula, CA 92590
Documents must be postmarked by January 31, 2015

Please take special care to check grammar and spelling throughout your application.

You will be notified via email or phone call regarding your application status around July 1st.
If you need to update any part of your application, please
EMAIL US or call our office at (760) 599-5096.


PAST RECIPIENTS
If you received a Cancer for College scholarship last year and want to reapply, please submit the following MANDATORY items.
  • Complete the online application
  • Submit updated transcripts from the previous school year
  • Submit updated financial information
  • Submit a brief letter updating the scholarship committee on how your college experience is going.
All other items will be carried over from your previous application however, you are welcome to resubmit any portion of the scholarship application you choose.


Eligibility Requirements
  • Must be a US resident enrolled in an accredited university or community college.
    (For the purpose of the application, if you are an incoming freshman, you do not have to be already enrolled in college to apply. Please include the names of the schools you have applied to on the application. You must be enrolled at the time of award.)
  • Must be a cancer patient/cancer survivor
  • Perpetual scholarship recipients must be willing to attend regional events associated with scholarship awarded and available for selected interviews and or media coverage. Cancer for College reserves the right to use still or video images and/or statements of scholarship recipients in any promotional materials.
Since 1993, Cancer for College (a registered 501 (c) 3 charitable foundation) has provided hope and inspiration to cancer survivors in the form of college scholarships.

Applicants are not discriminated against based on sex, race or religious belief.

California applicants and applicants attending Southern California colleges will receive first consideration for perpetual scholarships. Community college applicants are eligible for the minimum scholarship level.  All remaining applicants will be eligible for other one-time awards. Scholarship recipients must maintain full-time enrollment at his/her stated university. Failure to maintain full-time enrollment or transfer from a 4-year university to a community college may result in loss of scholarship funds. Scholarship recipients experiencing health-related issues that force them to leave school may request a one-time extension of their scholarship, not to exceed one school year. Recipients exceeding this time will forgo their scholarship, but may reapply when ready to return to school and will receive first consideration.
 
Questions? Call us at (760) 599-5096 or email applications@cancerforcollege.org

ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Since 1994, Cancer for College, a registered 501 (c) 3 charitable foundation, has provided hope and inspiration in the form of college scholarships to cancer survivors and amputees.
  
Applicants are not discriminated against based on sex, race or religious belief.
California applicants and applicants attending Southern California colleges will receive first consideration for perpetual scholarships. Community college applicants are eligible for the minimum scholarship level.  All remaining applicants will be eligible for other one-time awards. Awards range from $1000 - $4,000.
 
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
•    Must be a U.S. resident enrolled in a university or community college that is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education and is located in the United States at the time of award.
•    Must be a cancer patient, cancer survivor and/or amputee

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