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.

Rexanna’s Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Rexanna’s Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 19, 2019
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 19, 2019
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.

Elaine Chapin Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Elaine Chapin Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current full-time undergraduate students who have been impacted by multiple sclerosis.

FOSRX/FAST Scholarship
Sponsor: Factor One Source Pharmacy
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
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.

Hemophilia of North Carolina Educational Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Diplomat Specialty Infusion Group
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are intended for persons affected by a bleeding disorder, including anyone who has been diagnosed with a bleeding disorder; is a caregiver of a child or adult affected by a bleeding disorder; or has a sibling or parent in the same household affected by a bleeding disorder. Applicant must be seeking education from an accredited college, university or certified training program. Applicants ARE NOT required to be – nor is any preference given to – residents of North Carolina.

Stronger Scholarship
Sponsor: Healthline & NORD
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current juniors and seniors in pursuit of an undergraduate degree (as of fall 2019) who have demonstrated involvement in the advancement of rare and/or chronic disease(s), either through research, patient advocacy, raising awareness, or community building.

Swim with Mike Physically Challenged Athletes Scholarship
Sponsor: Swim with Mike
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
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, 2019
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.

Soozie Courter Hemophilia Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Pfizer Hemophilia
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: May 3, 2019
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.

Rimington Trophy Scholarship
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 10, 2019
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.

Legacy Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Collegiate Cancer Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
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 2019.

NCCF Survivor Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Collegiate Cancer Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
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 2019.

Scholarship of the Arts
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 17, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to artists with Cystic Fibrosis who are incoming and current college students.

HFA Educational Scholarships
Sponsor: Hemophilia Federation of America
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
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.

Jessica Beth Schwartz Scholarship
Sponsor: Gift of Life Donor Program
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
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.

NY Beat the Odds Scholarship
Sponsor: Children’s Defense Fund
Amount: Up to $10,000 for college, SAT prep, one-on-one college advising, college tours, and other training and workshops.
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school sophomores who attend a public, charter, or alternative school in one of the five boroughs (Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island) of New York City. Applicant must have overcome significant adversity (i.e. poverty, disability, homeless or abuse), demonstrate participation in school activities, community organizations, and/or employment, and demonstrate a commitment to their community and/or social justice issues.

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to survivors of a pediatric brain or spinal cord tumor who are entering or currently enrolled in an advanced educational program.

Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship
Sponsor: National AIDS Memorial Grove
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school seniors, and college freshman, sophomores and juniors (ages 27 and younger) who demonstrate an active commitment to fighting HIV/AIDS and taking on roles of public service and leadership.

180 Medical Scholarship Program
Sponsor: 180 Medical
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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.

Bonnie Strangio Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 7, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who have cystic fibrosis and whose service and commitment to the prevention and cure of CF is exemplary.

Rosemary Quigley Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: June 7, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students with cystic fibrosis who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees.

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.

Heart Disease Scholarship
Sponsor: Gerger and Green
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2019
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.

Joey Stowell Scholarship
Sponsor: Bella Soul
Amount: $500
Closing Date: July 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students living with a physical ailment, physical disease, and/or physical disability.

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.

Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship
Sponsor: MesotheliomaHelp.org
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: July 20, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are 18 years of age or older and are currently enrolled in a college or university within the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to Mesothelioma.

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.

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Scholarship
Sponsor: Name at a Glance Tag
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending institutions of higher education in the U.S. Applicant must submit an essay on one of three given topics related to Cystic Fibrosis. Applicant does not need to have Cystic Fibrosis.

Asthma and Allergy Scholarship
Sponsor: National Garage Door Atlanta
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students in the United States who have been diagnosed with asthma or suffer from any type of allergy.

CURE Scholarship
Sponsor: Citizens United For Research in Epilepsy (CURE)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2019
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.

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Diabetes Scholarship
Sponsor: Los Angeles DUI Attorney
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students who have been diagnosed with diabetes.

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