College is an enthralling experience in one’s life, full of new adventures, expertise, and connections. Students who are battling or have overcome cancer deserve help in their pursuit of a college degree. Childhood cancer survivors overcome insurmountable difficulties to combat their disease and regain their health. However, a cancer diagnosis can put a family’s finances in jeopardy. Several funds have been introduced to encourage families to pay for their child’s college education following a childhood cancer diagnosis.
Many scholarship sponsors recognize the commitment of ambitious students who attend college despite medical challenges. To support childhood cancer patients and survivors in pursuing their education, the Friends of Scott Foundation has created the Scott Delgadillo College Scholarship for cancer patients or cancer survivors. This scholarship will be offered to aspirants based on financial their needs and personal suffering.
The recipient will be chosen by the Scott Delgadillo College Scholarship Committee. Scott, who died because of childhood cancer placed a high value on education. It had always been his desire to attend the University of Notre Dame. In his honor, FOS provides financial support to people who have been diagnosed with childhood cancer and want to continue their education. FOS recognizes the impact that cancer may have on a person’s ability to pursue higher education, FOS set up an objective to help them get started by offering financial support.
Friends of Scott is a non-profit organization formed in remembrance of Scott Delgadillo, who died because of childhood cancer. The Friends of Scott Foundation’s (FOS) purpose is to support children with cancer and their families. FOS ensures that patients receive the emotional and financial help they require to deal with this dreadful condition. FOS works to raise awareness about childhood cancer in the community.
Get more details in the table given below:
|Organization||Friends of Scott Foundation|
|Educational Level||High school senior students|
|Number of Awards||1|
|Application Deadline||September 01, 2021|
|Application Fees||Not required|
|Requirements-||CV and current transcript|
Who is Eligible?
This program is open to students who meet the following prerequisites:
- This scholarship is exclusively open for California Residents
- The applicant must be a cancer survivor or be undergoing treatment for cancer.
- Scholarship applicants must be current high school seniors in the year 2021.
- Applicant must send a copy of the admission letter from the applicant’s preferred institution or university.
How to Apply?
If you want to apply for a Scott Delgadillo College Scholarship, please view and print this file:2021 Scott Delgadillo College Scholarship Application Fill in all the fields, respond to all inquiries, attach all needed credentials, and mail to:
Friends of Scott Foundation
Scott Delgadillo College Scholarship Fund
6977 Navajo Rd #168
San Diego, CA 92119
- In a 500-word essay, describe, “How has my experience with cancer impacted my life?
- A signed declaration from the applicant’s attending physician attesting to the applicant’s medical status.
- The candidate must submit Two Letters of Recommendation and proof of enrollment.
The scholarship amount has been kept confidential. Scholarship funds can be used for educational expenditures such as tuition, books, school supplies, housing & board, or transportation.
The application packet must be postmarked by September 1, 2021. Only include the documents that have been requested. Documents should not be stapled.