This scholarship is for students who have overcome a medical hardship in pursuit of higher education. Scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors, community college students, community college transfer students, undergraduate students, and graduate students. Applicants must have a documented illness/disability; have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; and be pursing their first undergraduate or graduate degree. Applicants must plan to enroll full-time in at a two- or four-year US-accredited institution in the United States, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, or Guam. Applicants must be US citizens or legal permanent residents with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551. Applicants must include a letter of recommendation from their treating physician.
How easy is it to apply?
Not too bad
This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.
How much competition is there?
You will be competing against a pretty high number of people for this scholarship.