This scholarship program was created to assist cancer survivors who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.
This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.
Employees and children of employees of Bristol-Myers Squibb are ineligible to apply.
*Applicants will be asked to provide a personal impact statement describing the impact cancer has had on their life.
Finalists will be asked to provide a Diagnosis Verification Form completed by a physician attesting to applicant’s diagnosis.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive:
Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
All applicants will be notified of their status by early May. Finalists will receive a Diagnosis Verification Form to be completed by their physician and faxed directly to Scholarship America (no exceptions).
Scholarship America process payments in equal installments in early August and mid-December.
Also, as part of your application, one online recommendation must be submitted on your behalf by 3:00 p.m. Central on April 6, 2020.
Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically through the Scholarship America Student Hub.