Cancer in any form at any location is something that nobody wants to occur to anyone or themself. The disease pulls down the person, completely destroying their confidence and even the will to live forward. Breast cancer is seen to be common among women, and nowadays, there are ways to detect and cure it as soon as possible. Several research activities have been found to be successful, and still, studies are going to dive deeper into the concern. Lives are being transformed through modernized options which are resulting in positive and blossoming outcomes.
Students who are suffering and those who have bravely overcome the illness might feel stuck, unable to move ahead due to financial hurdles burdened due to the treatment. Criteria might be different, but they will be of support to all eligible students. The scholarship options by organizations to support such individuals would give them back their confidence and a feeling of security. Some of such specific scholarship details are described below;
1. Miles of Hope Scholarships for Students
The scholarship is aimed specifically at high school graduates who have been affected by breast cancer. Those who are planning to apply must be residing in any of the eight New York State counties covered by the Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation. Eight scholarships are provided to separate breast cancer survivors who are living courageously overcoming it. The high school students graduating by June and planning to attend a college or trade school that is recognized are eligible for it.
Provided by: Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation
Eligibility: High school student
Deadline: April 1 each year
2. Mammography Scholarship Fund
The Mammography scholarship for performing the test to detect the presence of breast lump or nipple discharge is covered by the fund raised by the Women’s Hospital by hosting a Women’s only 5K Walk & Run. It is for those women who are finding it difficult to come up with the money to do the screening test, which is the preliminary examination for the deadly disease. The women to come under the eligibility category should be the age of 40 or more and have financial difficulty in performing the test. Those who show specific and considerable symptoms may get the eligibility to receive extra funds through the North Carolina Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program.
Provided by: Cone Health Mammography Scholarship Fund (Cone Health Greensboro, NC)
Eligibility: women age 40 and older
3. Agnes Lucille Craft Greene Memorial Scholarship
The full-time undergraduate or graduate students who are continuing with their majoring at the University of North Texas become eligible for the Agnes Lucille Craft Greene Memorial Scholarship. The award is disbursed by the Student Financial Aid & Scholarships (SFAS). The applicant needs to submit an essay regarding the surviving experience of the aspirant. They should also maintain a GPA of 3.25 and should either be a survivor of breast cancer by a parent or guardian.
Provided by: Student Financial Aid & Scholarships (SFAS)
Eligibility: Undergraduate or Graduate
Deadline: March 1, 2022
4. Audrey B. Mastroianni College Scholarship
The scholarship was established for those students who are college-going and are from single-parent homes. The students who are dreaming of continuing their higher education but have lost a parent due to breast cancer and are not able to do so are provided with the necessary help. The scholarship was established for honoring Audrey B. Mastroianni, a solid believer in education and persistent private enhancement. The scholarship is open to students with no parent or guardian and also to everyone without considering their age, race, gender, ethnicity, and medical coverage options.
Provided by: United Breast Cancer Foundation (UBCF)
Deadline: Applications will open soon
5. Bosom Buddies Educational Assistance Program
Applicants, who are survivors of breast cancer and planning for admission to an educational institute, are invited to apply for this opportunity. The medical condition should be specified if they need to be covered by the scholarship. The individuals to be considered should be inflicted by breast cancer and residing in the counties of Montrose, Ouray, and San Miguel.
Provided by: Bosom Buddies of Southwestern Colorado, Inc
6. Nanci’s Gift Scholarship Award Program
The foundation has put in the effort to help high school seniors who are planning to enroll themselves in institutions of advanced learning after getting graduated from high school in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. A minimum number of five scholarships are made available to the students who are selected by the committee. The students are selected on various factors and criteria, including; they should be children of parents getting diagnosed with breast cancer, they should be pursuing studies in under graduation or graduation, residing in the area specified for service. There is also a prospect for a family member or caregiver to get covered by the scholarship presented with the prescribed medical condition.
Provided by: Nanci’s Gift
Eligibility: high school seniors
Deadline: not decided
7. Saluki Strength Breast Cancer Scholarship
The scholarship is meant to create awareness and assistance for SIU Carbondale students who had a derailed life due to infliction of breast cancer. The students need to be undergraduates with a collective GPA of 2.5 or higher. Funds are accepted by donors who are ready to help.
To be of help during the tough times is real-time help for anyone. When the ambition of advancing education is being charred due to certain grave illnesses, for self or for any one family member or one parent itself, the university is lending timely help to continue the studies without burden.
The students need to be focused before applying. They have to pen down how breast cancer has affected him/ her personally. The area of residence, their academic details, GPA scores, and other voluntary involvement are all considered by the selection committee while viewing the application. Further details about the scholarship criteria and the ways to be followed to send a valid application.
Provided by: Southern Illinois University
Deadline: Applications will open soon
8. Mary Barbuzzi Breast Cancer Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship introduced by the association is in the name of Herbert H. Leventhal, MD, Honorary Scholarship, who had been serving cancer patients with pain and other difficulties for about 49 years. A high school senior from north of Boston who is planning to be in college, it has a tragic backdrop of either the parent being passed away or have survived it, or those how are presently under treatment for cancer, and has the concern in pursuing a career in medicine. Several communities are included in the selection criteria based on the residence of the student. The scholarships are for a single time and are provided annually. The award presentation is done at a special reception which the students need to be attended without any hesitation to receive the award. The scholarship amount will be supplemented by the submission of various other documents too from the college/university to BNCA.
Provided by: Boston North Cancer Association (BNCA)
Eligibility: high school senior
Deadline: Applications will open soon
9. Pink Bandana Scholarship
The Pink Bandana scholarship was established to recognize outstanding students and assist them in continuing their education. This scholarship is awarded yearly, payable in $1,000 increments for a 4-year college or in $2,000 increments for a 2-year college (not to exceed a total of $4,000), and is contingent upon the verification of maintaining full-time enrollment. The student should prove the medical condition for the scholarship consideration. The student needs to senior at a Nebraska high school recovered after fighting breast cancer, and if they possess parents or caretakers who had battled breast cancer within the past 5 years.
Provided by: Pink Bandana
Eligibility: Nebraska High School senior
10. Jilly Bean Scholarship Program
The award is to honor a brave warrior, Jill Gregorin Lecorchick, who fought Stage IV breast cancer for five years, ultimately surrendering to its grip. The student who is planning to apply should be either attending a college/university/technical/trade school (2- or 4-year). The medical condition should be a relevant one with an accurate medical condition. This award is presented every year at the Mama Mare De-FEET Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk. The scholarships are carried on by the family of Jill to relive the memory of Jill. The students who get selection are expected to reveal the same qualities that Jill possessed: valor against any odds, a never-give-up attitude, and the enthusiasm to help others that are struggling with breast cancer. All the qualities mentioned here are those possessed by Jill, and the selection committee looks in for a whole project.
Provided by: Mama Mare Breast Cancer Foundation
Eligibility: High School