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.

Elizabeth Nash Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Elizabeth Nash Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: April 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students at an accredited U.S. based college or university who have Cystic Fibrosis. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

Aimee Melissa Davis Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Austin Community Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 13, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors within Travis, Williamson or Hays Counties (Texas), living with a diagnosis of Type I Diabetes with financial need and academic potential.

Candice’s Sickle Cell Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Candice’s Sick Cell Fund, Inc.
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 14, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors with sickle cell disease who will be pursing higher education.

Brzozowski Family Veterinary Scholarship
Sponsor: Diabetes Scholars Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to veterinary students who are in their sophomore or junior year of veterinary school and who have type 1 diabetes.

CURE Scholarship
Sponsor: Citizens United For Research in Epilepsy (CURE)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are diagnosed with epilepsy by a physician or have an immediate family member (parent, spouse, child or sibling), and/or are a caregiver of a person living with epilepsy. Applicant must be seeking to advance their personal knowledge in the field of epilepsy, as it is related to research, health education, awareness, and/or advocacy.

Diabetes Scholars Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Diabetes Scholars Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship programs are open to high school seniors with Type 1 diabetes seeking a higher education at an accredited four-year university, college, technical or trade school.

Diabetes, Incorporated Scholarship
Sponsor: Diabetes, Incorporated
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who either have diabetes or have an immediate family member who has diabetes AND is a current Diabetes, Incorporated member.

Hydrocephalus Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Hydrocephalus Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students with hydrocephalus.

Jackie Spellman Scholarship Foundation Award
Sponsor: Jackie Spellman Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college students who have been impacted in some way by leukemia or lymphoma. Students majoring in health or nursing related majors may receive priority.

Scott & Kim Verplank Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Scott & Kim Verplank Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who have a childhood diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes. Applicant must have a commitment to participating in athletics by actively participating on an organized team.

Wunderglob Scholarship
Sponsor: The Gloria Borges Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have lost a parent to colorectal cancer.

Rexanna’s Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Rexanna’s Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have personally been impacted by cancer or had a form of cancer.

Susanna DeLaurentis Memorial Scholarships
Sponsor: The Susanna DeLaurentis Charitable Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who have high academic achievement and extracurricular and community involvement through persistence, courage, and determination while coping with a life-threatening or chronic physical or mental condition.

Jerry Cahill You Cannot Fail Scholarship
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 18, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students athletes with cystic fibrosis who have completed at least one semester of undergraduate work.

Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The National Children’s Cancer Society
Amount: $3,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2020extended to April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to childhood cancer survivors under the age of 25 and diagnosed before the age of 18 with a cancer or a high grade or anaplastic brain tumor. Applicant must be a citizen of the United States and accepted into a post-secondary school in the fall 2020.

Catherine T. Murray Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Ocean State Center for Independent Living
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020extended to April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current students who are Rhode Island residents with a significant disability.

Elaine Chapin Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Elaine Chapin Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current full-time undergraduate students who have been impacted by multiple sclerosis. Applicant must reside within a 125 mile radius of the St. Louis office.

FOSRX/FAST Scholarship
Sponsor: Factor One Source Pharmacy
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to current college students who are affected by hemophilia, a bleeding disorder, or a complex or chronic condition. Applicant must have been diagnosed with a bleeding disorder, an immunodeficiency, or any complex or chronic condition listed in their “Treated Conditions” menu. Preference will be given to students interested in science, healthcare, medical, or pharmacy fields.

Kay/Moore Scholarship
Sponsor: SpecialLove for Children with Cancer
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 3, 2020extended to April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to young people who have undergone treatment for cancer who are, or have been, participants of at least one camp-based program sponsored by Special Love, Inc.

Snowdrop Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Snowdrop Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college bound pediatric cancer patients.

Stronger Scholarship
Sponsor: Healthline & NORD
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current juniors and seniors in pursuit of an undergraduate degree (as of fall 2020) who have demonstrated involvement in the advancement of rare and/or chronic disease(s), either through research, patient advocacy, raising awareness, or community building.

Georgia Northway Scholarship
Sponsor: Midwest Hemophilia Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who have been diagnosed with a bleeding disorder or related to someone with a bleeding disorder. Applicant or applicant’s family must be members in good standing with Midwest Hemophilia Association (Kansas, Missouri).

Lawrence Medeiros Scholarship
Sponsor: Lawrence Madeiros Scholarship Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have inherited bleeding disorders or other chronic disorders who are attending an accredited college or university.

Swim with Mike Physically Challenged Athletes Scholarship
Sponsor: Swim with Mike
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to athletes who participated in organized competitive youth, high school or collegiate athletics and subsequently have sustained a life changing accident or illness (e.g. paralysis, blindness, cancer, amputation, head injuries).

Thomas J. Seefred Trust Scholarship
Sponsor: Thomas J. Seefred Trust
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students between the ages of 18-25 years of age who are Ohio residents and have been diagnosed with Juvenile Diabetes.

Rimington Trophy Scholarship
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 8, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students with cystic fibrosis who demonstrate scholastic ability, character, leadership, service to the community, need for financial assistance and daily compliance to CF therapy.

Soozie Courter Hemophilia Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Pfizer Hemophilia
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: May 8, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who have been diagnosed with hemophilia A or hemophilia B.

HFA Educational Scholarships
Sponsor: Hemophilia Federation of America
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to students with a bleeding disorder or closely related to someone with a bleeding disorder (parent/sibling/child) and seeking a post-secondary education from a college, university or trade school. Most scholarships are open to students of all majors, but there is one scholarship open to students pursing a degree in the medical/healthcare services field.

Scholarship of the Arts
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to artists with Cystic Fibrosis who are incoming and current college students.

Jessica Beth Schwartz Scholarship
Sponsor: Gift of Life Donor Program
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who reside in the eastern half of Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey or Delaware. Applicant must be an organ transplant recipient and be under the age of 25.

180 Medical Scholarship Program
Sponsor: 180 Medical
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending a two-year, four-year, or graduate school program full-time in the fall. Applicant must be under a physician’s care for a spinal cord injury, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, neurogenic bladder, or ostomy.

CIA Medical Scholarship
Sponsor: Central Infusion Alliance (CIA)
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States (or students holding a valid student visa) who are enrolled in a two or four-year U.S. based college. Applicant must submit an essay on how a healthcare worker had made the difference in their life or someone they know.

CURE – Cancer Support Scholarship
Sponsor: Lep Foundation for Youth Education
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to accepted and current college students who were diagnosed with cancer in childhood and whose disease and related treatments placed a significant financial burden on them and their families.

Mark Dudley Scholarship
Sponsor: Midwest Hemophilia Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to any post secondary undergraduate students who has been diagnosed with a bleeding disorder and lives in the service area of the Midwest Hemophilia Association (Missouri and eastern Kansas).

MHA Scholarship
Sponsor: Midwest Hemophilia Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to any post secondary undergraduate students who has been diagnosed with a bleeding disorder and lives in the service area of the Midwest Hemophilia Association (Missouri and eastern Kansas).

Novo Nordisk Donnelly Award
Sponsor: Novo Nordisk | WTT Donnelly Awards
Amount: Up to $8,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students between 14 and 21 years of age who have diabetes and play tennis competitively.

Heart Disease Scholarship
Sponsor: Berger and Green
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in or accepted to an accredited college or university in the U.S. who has been diagnosed with heart disease or a congenital heart defect.

Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: June 19, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who have neurological disabilities or are the child of a person with a neurological disability. Priority will be given to direct spinal cord injuries and diseases resulting in paralysis such as spinal tumors, strokes or aneurysms affecting the spinal cord, or spina bifida.

Diabetes Scholarship
Sponsor: Texas DWI Law Firm
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are affected by diabetes. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to diabetes.

Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship
Sponsor: John Foy & Associates
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
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.

Mesothelioma Cancer Viction Memorial Scholarships
Sponsor: Baron & Budd Attorneys
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: July 16, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students accepted to a U.S. based four-year university or current college students. Applicant must submit an essay or a video on how cancer has impacted their life (any cancer).

Happy Valley Scholarship
Sponsor: Happy Valley
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: August 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are legal residents of the United States and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to medical cannabis.

Disability Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited college or university. Applicant must have a disability diagnosis from any person qualified to make a diagnosis.

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