National Collegiate Cancer Foundation Scholarships

🏆 Available:
💰 $1,000
⏳ N/A

Scholarship Description

The National Collegiate Cancer Foundation offers two types of scholarships for U.S. citizens or permanent residents attending school in the US and Puerto Rico.

The NCCF Survivor Scholarship Program supports young adult cancer survivors and current patients between the ages 18-35.

The Legacy Scholarship Program is open to young adults ages 18-35 who have lost a parent or guardian to cancer.

An exception will be made if you are 17 and entering college in the fall following application.

Applicants for both programs must be enrolled or enrolling in an accredited college, university or vocational institution in pursuit of an associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate, or certificate as of the fall of the application cycle. The number of scholarships awarded varies.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Aged between 17 and 35 years old
  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: trade/technical school
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Financial need analysis required
  • Essay required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Entry in a contest required

How To Apply

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Donor: National Collegiate Cancer Foundation

The National Collegiate Cancer Foundation’s mission is to provide services and support to young adults who have been diagnosed with cancer. Our goal is to help these survivors and their families establish a “Will Win” attitude in their fight.

NCCF is committed to providing need-based financial support to young adult survivors who are pursuing higher education throughout their treatment and beyond. Furthermore, the Foundation promotes awareness and prevention of cancer within the young adult community.

NCCF is one of the only national organizations to provide direct financial assistance to young adults with cancer. We are an all-volunteer organization whose net donations go 100% to supporting our mission.

NCCF is an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (Tax ID 26-1336211).