Young Cancer Survivors' Scholarship Program
530 Maryville Centre Dr. LL5
St. Louis, MO 63141
(314) 275-7440 Fax (314) 275-7446
Thank you for your interest in the Young Cancer Survivors' Scholarship Program. The instructions are laid out below, as well as the links to print out your official application. Please fill out everything fully and completely, and gather any additional required elements to send in with your applications. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Please contact our office for more information at 314-275-7440.
2017 - 2018 Academic Year
Friends of Kids With Cancer, Inc. is pleased to offer a Young Survivors’ Scholarship Program. The amount of the individual scholarship awarded will be in the proximity of $2,000 and $3,500, depending on how many applicants meet the requirements. Therefore, it is very important that you fully complete your application with required attachments. Monies will be paid directly to the accredited institution, one-half each semester. Decisions as to which applicants receive the scholarship would be made by a majority of the members of the Review Committee. All decisions made by the Friends of Kids with Cancer Scholarship Review Committee shall be made in their sole discretion and all decisions of Friends of Kids with Cancer are final.
To be eligible for a Friends of Kids with Cancer scholarship, one must:
While our scholarship is not need-based, needs will be considered. A review committee of Friends of Kids with Cancer volunteers will evaluate each new application based upon the essay/goal statement, academic achievement, and community service. This committee will convene in late June 2017 to decide the new awardees for the 2017 – 2018 academic year.
The scholarship is intended to be offered on an annual basis and is non-renewable, but Friends of Kids with Cancer reserves the right at any time for any reason to refrain from offering the scholarship in a particular year. For the 2017 – 2018 academic year, applications will be accepted until June 15, 2017. Information regarding the scholarship will be placed on the Friends of Kids with Cancer website, www.friendsofkids.com. Questions regarding the scholarship can be directed to Brandy at (314) 275-7440; firstname.lastname@example.org.