Brain Tumor Scholarships

 

Brain Tumor Kids Scholarships

(Georgia)

Assistance Provided: One-time award of $2,500, awarded to up to two applicants annually through Larry Dean Davis Scholarship Fund and one-time award of $500, awarded to one applicant annually through Harry Shaw, Jr. Memorial Scholarship. Award will either be paid to school directly for tuition or to award recipient for assistance with living expenses.

Eligibility Requirements:

For Larry Dean Davis Scholarship Fund: Applicant must be a survivor of a pediatric brain or spinal cord tumor who is a  resident of the state of Georgia. Applicant is entering or is  currently enrolled in a college, university, or vocational school. Applicant demonstrates a need for financial assistance.

For Harry Shaw, Jr. Memorial Scholarship: Applicant must be a survivor of a pediatric brain or spinal cord tumor who received treatment at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Applicant is entering or is currently enrolled in a college, university, or vocational school. Applicant demonstrates a need for financial assistance.

Application Process: Application deadline is April 15, annually. Application process consists of: application, typed essays, and 2 letters of recommendation. Applicant will be asked to participate in phone or in-person interviews with scholarship committee before award decisions are made.

 

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation of the United States

Assistance Provided: College Scholarships paid directly to award recipient’s college or university through either the Galaxy Scholarship or the One-Year Scholarship.  The Galaxy Scholarship provides a one-time $3,000.00 scholarship to high school students pursuing an associate’s degree or a one-time $6,000.00 scholarship to high school students pursuing a bachelor’s degree. Awards are divided into payments of $1,500 per academic year. The One-Year Scholarship provides a one-time one year scholarship to students enrolled in college or university.

Eligibility Requirements:    Applicant must be a survivor of a pediatric brain or spinal cord tumor. For Galaxy Scholarship, applicant must be a graduating high school student. Galaxy Scholarship award recipient must participate in PBTF’s volunteer program every year. For the One-Year Scholarship, applicant must be currently enrolled and college or university.

 

Terrill Scholarship Fund

Assistance Provided:        One scholarship per year (dependent on the availability of funds )to a survivor of a brain injury or to a student who has a parent or a sibling with a brain injury. Scholarship is a one-time only award, the amount of which is determined by the Scholarship directors. The scholarship will be paid directly to a college or university at the beginning of the fall semester.

Eligibility Requirements:     Applicant must be  a graduating high school senior  in the year the scholarship is requested.  Applicant must use the scholarship to attend an accredited vocational, technical school, college or university.

Application Process:       Application deadline is March 15, annually. Application process consists of: application, a copy of a recent transcript, and at least two letters of recommendation. Applicant  CANNOT staple application pages.

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