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.

Legacy Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Collegiate Cancer Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 21, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are 18-35 and have lost a parent or guardian to cancer. An exception will be made if you are 17 years of age and entering college in the fall of 2021.

NCCF Survivor Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Collegiate Cancer Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 21, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are 18-35 and are cancer survivors or current patients. An exception will be made if you are 17 years of age and entering college in the fall of 2021.

Jane Calmes ALS Scholarship
Sponsor: ALS Association
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 24, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, graduates, and current undergraduate students who has had their finances impacted by having been diagnosed with ALS themselves, or a parent/guardian or immediate family member (living or deceased) having been diagnosed with ALS.

Jessica Beth Schwartz Scholarship
Sponsor: Gift of Life Donor Program
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2021
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.

Pathways Scholarship for High School Seniors
Sponsor: Lime Connect
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in the U.S. and Canada who have or consider themselves to have a visible or invisible disability.

180 Medical Scholarship Program
Sponsor: 180 Medical
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2021
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.

Cancer Awareness Scholarship
Sponsor: Dallas Car Accident Lawyers
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2021
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.

CIA Medical Scholarship
Sponsor: Central Infusion Alliance (CIA)
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2021
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, 2021
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.

Lung Cancer Awareness Scholarship
Sponsor: NetPEO
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students who are in good academic standing and are planning to pursue a university degree, or are currently pursuing a university degree. Applicant must submit an essay on the effect smoking has on the entire community and what young people can do to address this issue among peers.

Cheryl D. Conkling Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000 ($1,500 per semester)
Closing Date: August 17, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with hearing or other physical hardships who have demonstrated a love of education. Applicant must live or attend school in either Windsor, Colorado; Conroe, Texas; Wilkinson County, Mississippi,; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; or West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.

Breathing For Tomorrow Lung Cancer Scholarship
Sponsor: Pintas & Mullins Law Firm
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: November 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students accepted to or enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university with at least a 3.5 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on how losing a loved one to lung cancer has affected their life.

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