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Scholarships for Bone Marrow, Stem Cell and Cord Blood Transplant Survivors

(and in some cases, siblings)

The following organizations award scholarships to people who have had cancer and are pursuing a college education. One, TRIO, also awards scholarships to transplant survivors with non-cancer diagnoses. Check with each group for specific qualification and application details:

American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org/docroot/COM/content/div_OH/COM_6_1_Scholarship.asp
800-ACS-2345

Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation Award

310-276-7111

www.andreriveroflife.org/participate/award/

Ashley Tamburri Scholarship

310-695-7660

www.theashleyfoundation.org/schol_application.htm#1

(for select Maryland counties)

Cancer for College
www.cancerforcollege.org/Scholarship_Info.html
760-599-9339

Cancer Survivors' Fund
www.cancersurvivorsfund.org/ScholarshipEligibilityRequirements.htm
281-437-7142

Jay's World Childhood Cancer Foundation College Scholarship Program

www.jaysword.org/html/scholarship.cfm

631-846-1937

Michael A. Hunter Memorial Scholarship
www.oc-cf.org/NetCommunity/Page.aspx?pid=310&srcid=266
949-553-4202
(Orange County, CA residents; leukemia survivors or children of leukemia patients)

National Children's Cancer Society: Beyond the Cure Scholarship Program

www.eyondthecure.org/about/scholarship-story.html

800-5-Family

National Collegiate Cancer Foundation
www.collegiatecancer.org

Patient Advocate Foundation
www.patientadvocate.org/index.php?p=69
800-532-5274

Pediatric Brain TumorUncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the organ or tissue. Foundation
www.pbtfus.org/survivors/education/scholarships
800-253-6530
(For survivors of pediatric brain tumors, siblings or the child of a pediatric brain tumor patient)

The Ryan Mullaly Second Chance Fund
www.ryans2dchancefund.org
(For young adults whose high school years were disrupted by cancer and whose eligibility for other scholarships was negatively affected by their cancer treatment)

The SAMFund
www.thesamfund.org
(866) 439-9365

Stephen T. Marchello Scholarship Foundation
www.stmfoundation.org
303-886-5018

SuperSibs!
www.supersibs.org
866-444-SIBS

TRIO Scholarship Program
www.trioweb.org/resources/scholarships.html
800-874-6386
(For transplant candidates, recipients, donors and their family members)

The Ulman Fund for Young Adults
www.ulmanfund.org/Services/Scholarship/GeneralInformation/tabid/514/Default.aspx
888-393-FUND
(several scholarships available for young adult cancer survivors, as well as children of a parent who had cancer)

 

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