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Scholarship Details

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship


  • Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university, community college or junior college, or a graduate degree program.
  • Offered nationwide to United States citizens.
  • Students must be in academic “Good Standing” and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Those who have battled cancer at any point in their lives or those who have a parent, sibling, immediate family member or close friend that has battled or is currently fighting cancer.

More Details

All applications must be submitted  by December 1, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Submit a written essay (500-1,500 words) or video submission (5 minutes max) answering the following questions:
    • How has cancer affected your life?
    • How did you overcome this strong adversity?
    • How has cancer affected outlook on your life and personal or career goals?
    • How did this adversity shape who you are today?
    • What would this scholarship mean to you? Why is it important?
  • Complete the online application.
  • Submit an unofficial Academic Transcript.
  • Submit proof of enrollment.
  • Submit 2 letters of recommendation detailing why you should receive the scholarship.
  • Information about any honors you have received as well as any volunteer work. Please summarize in 1-2 sentences for each.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Deadline: 12/01/2018

Amount: $4,000

Online Application Available

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