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Learning Disability and Cancer Survivor Scholarships

National Center for Learning Disabilities

Scholarship: Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship
Description: The Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship is awarded to high school seniors who have been identified as having a learning disability, and has overcome the challenges associated with having a learning disability. Candidates will need to demonstrate their perseverance, self-advocacy and community involvement.
Award: $10,000
Awards Per Year: 1
Award is Open to: High school seniors with learning disabilities
Major/Field of Study: Open
How to Apply/Contact: Download the application.

Cancer Survivors Fund

Scholarship Name: Cancer Survivors Fund Scholarship Program
Description: The Cancer Survivors Fund offers four scholarships to high school and college students who are currently battling or have survived cancer. Applicants are assessed based on personal hardship relating to their illness, both in terms of financial needs and emotional need.
Award: Varies
Awards Per Year: Four
Award is Open to: Cancer survivors or those currently diagnosed with cancer who have been accepted or are currently attending college or university
Major/Field of Study: Open
How to Apply/Contact: Applicants should fill out and online application and be prepared to write an essay about how cancer has affected their lives and career goals.

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