Scholarship for Survivors by PAF – Patient Advocate Foundation

  • Target: The citizens of the United States
  • Benefits: $3,000
  • Level and Discipline: Undergraduate level or higher in all subjects
  • Host Institution: Any institution – USA
  • Deadline: February every year

The Patient Advocate Foundation-PAF is now proudly announcing Scholarship for Survivors, a scholarship that exclusively targeted to those have been diagnosed with and/or been actively treated for a life threatening disease within the past 5 years. The eligible candidates should be a legal resident of USA who being enrolled undergraduate level or higher in USA. Scholarship for Survivors is an essay based scholarship, therefore all candidates must provide an essay according to the instruction below.

Scholarship Description
In 2000, Founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Nancy Davenport-Ennis established the Scholarship for Survivors program to honor these individuals by offering educational scholarships to those who have suffered (or are suffering) a life threatening disease or chronic condition. These students have, despite their disease/condition, excelled academically, served the community, and desire to pursue a secondary education.

Scholarship Value
To date, PAF (along with other gracious funders) has awarded 55 scholarships totaling over $400,000; of the 55 students, 38 have achieved fully degreed graduation and 12 are still pursuing their course of study.

Each successful applicants may expect to receive up to $3,000

Level and Area of Studies
Undergraduate level or higher in all subjects.

Place of Study
In the United States of America

Eligibility and Criteria
All candidates must meet the following main requirements:

  • Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States of America under the age of 25
  • Applicant must have been diagnosed with and/or been actively treated for a life threatening disease within the past 5 years.
  • Applicant must be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or higher.

Applicants’ Nationality
Legal resident of USA are welcome to apply.

Application Instruction
Applicant must write an essay on how their diagnosis has impacted their lives and their future goals ( 1000 word maximum ). Applicant must submit written documentation from a treating physician that outlines applicants’ medical history. To see further instruction please visit the application link below or contact the contact person.

Contact Details
Shawn Nason at events@patientadvocate.org or (757) 952-1370.

Website and Application Link

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