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.

UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program
Sponsor: UCB, Inc.
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 20, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students living with epilepsy or students who are a family member or caregiver of a person living with epilepsy. Applicant must be seeking an associate’s, undergraduate, or graduate degree program during the fall of 2019.

Orion Fund Grants
Sponsor: The Orion Fund
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: February 21, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to California college students with serious illness or injury. Applicant must be under the age of 30 and have a serious medical condition affecting their ability to stay in school.

Women’s Board Diabetes College Scholarship
Sponsor: Central Ohio Diabetes Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 22, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who will be attending an accredited public or private institution of higher learning in the fall of 2019 as a full-time student. Applicant must have diabetes and reside in central Ohio.

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.

Bennett Clayton Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Bennett Clayton Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and undergraduates who reside in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, or South Dakota who have been diagnosed as having Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI).

Cancer Survivors’ Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Cancer Survivors’ Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who are cancer survivors or currently diagnosed with cancer.

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.

John Atkinson Lung Cancer Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: John Atkinson Lung Cancer Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have lost a parent to lung cancer.

Making the Turn Against Parkinson’s Scholarship
Sponsor: Making the Turn Against Parkinson’s
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are Michigan residents and have a relative who has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults Scholarships
Sponsor: Ulman Fund for Young Adults
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to individuals who have been affected by cancer through their own diagnosis or the diagnosis of a loved one. Applicant must have been between the ages of 15 and 39 during their own diagnosis/treatment or during the diagnosis/treatment of their parent or sibling. In addition to the general scholarships, there are specific scholarships open to residents of Illinois, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington, DC and education majors.

Pink Pearl Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Pink Pearl Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 5, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Canadian women who have been diagnosed with cancer and are between the ages of 18 and 40 years of age. Applicant must have been actively involved in her community and is attending a post-secondary institution for the 2018/2019 academic year.

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