Health Conditions Scholarships

Many students have battled health conditions that have created barriers for their education. Luckily, many companies and organizations want to help students with health conditions and their loved ones with their education.

Cancer Awareness Scholarship
Sponsor: Dallas Car Accident Lawyers
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to accepted or currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students in the United States with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant or the applicant’s loved one must have been diagnosed with cancer of any type.

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Diabetes Scholarship
Sponsor: Los Angeles DUI Attorney
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students who have been diagnosed with diabetes.

Abbvie Immunology Scholarship
Sponsor: AbbVie Inc.
Amount: $15,000
Closing Date: December 17, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students living with an inflammatory disease (AS, CD, HS, JIA, Ps, PsA, RA, UC, or UV) who are seeking an undergraduate degree or graduate degree from an accredited United States university or college during the 2019-2020 school year.

BEF General Academic Scholarships
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: December 27, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students with cystic fibrosis who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees.

Dietspotlight Student Essay Scholarship
Sponsor: DietSpotlight
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States who are 13 years of age or older and currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited, post-secondary institution of higher learning. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to insulin.

Kelly Lynn Lutz Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Kelly Lynn Lutz Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: January 10, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students in Kansas and Missouri who have lost at least one parent (biological or non) to cancer before the age of 22. Applicant must have an interest in education, arts, environment, math, or science.

Sacks for CF Scholarship
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 11, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who have cystic fibrosis.

MaryEllen Locher Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: MaryEllen Locher Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 14, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who live within a 50-mile radius of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Applicant must have lost a parent to breast cancer or complications relating from the disease or have a parent who has survived breast cancer.

Childhood Cancer Survivor Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Northwestern Mutual
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to cancer survivors, age 25 and under, who are high school seniors or graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Cancer for College Scholarship
Sponsor: Cancer for College
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to cancer patients and cancer survivors who are enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university.

Harvey Simon Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: The Simon Cancer Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled in a four-year college or university during the Fall 2019 term. Applicant must have had a form of cancer sometime during their lifetime.

HIV League Scholarship
Sponsor: The HIV League
Amount: $7,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who have at least a 2.5 GPA and are living with HIV.

Guthrie-Koch Scholarship
Sponsor: National PKU News
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to young persons with phenylketonuria (PKU) who are on the diet treatment and about to attend or already attending a college, university, or technical school at the undergraduate level. Residents of any country may apply, but the application and letters of recommendation must be in understandable English.

Team Type1 Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Team Type 1 Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who have Type 1 diabetes and is/will be a competitive athlete at an accredited NCAA or NAIA institution.

Teen Scholarship Essay contest
Sponsor: Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school seniors who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and will be attending an accredited four-year college/university in the next year. Applicant must submit an essay on how Alzheimer’s disease has changed or impacted their life.

PAF’s Scholarships for Survivors
Sponsor: Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF)
Amount: $3,000 annually up to four consecutive years, as long as applicant meet the guidelines of the program
Closing Date: February 23, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or higher who are under the age of 25 and have been diagnosed with or treated for cancer, a chronic, or life threatening debilitating disease within the past five years.

Deana’s Wish Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: DLH Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who have been diagnosed with, or have an immediate family member (parent, grandparent, sibling, child), who has been affected by esophageal or stomach cancer.

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship
Sponsor: The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have battled cancer at any point in their lives (not limited to mesothelioma) OR who have a parent, sibling, immediate family member or close friend who has battled or is currently fighting cancer. Applicant must be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university, community college or junior college, or a graduate degree program.

Diabetes Council Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Diabetes Council
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 20, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current and prospective college students who have Diabetes (Type 1 or Type 2). Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Scroll to the bottom of the page for scholarship information and application.

Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship
Sponsor: John Foy & Associates
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have been affected by leukemia, either by being diagnosed themselves or someone they loved being diagnosed with leukemia. Applicant must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university as an undergraduate or is an incoming freshmen at an accredited institution in the United States.

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award
Sponsor: Auger & Auger Attorneys at Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with acceptance to an accredited school and current undergraduate students in the United States. Applicant must have a disability and a minimum GPA of 2.8.

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