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California Young Cancer Survivor Scholarship Program

American Cancer Society, California Division

Application Information


Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for college-bound and currently enrolled students who are cancer survivors diagnosed at 18 years of age or younger. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be residents of California, be 24 years of age or younger at the time of application, be able to demonstrate financial need, and plan to attend or currently attend a two- or four-year accredited undergraduate institution of higher education in California. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need, medical hardship, determination, motivation, educational goals, academic requirements (a minimum 2.5 GPA is required), and community service. Scholarship recipients are required to serve a minimum of 50 volunteer hours with the American Cancer Society.

How easy is it to apply?


This scholarship has application requirements that could take a lot of time and effort.

How much competition is there?

Not much

This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.

Contact Information



Deadline: Apr 19
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Average Award: $7,500
Renewable: This scholarship is renewable


Maximum Age: Is this you?
  • 24
GPA: Is this you?
  • 2.5
Financial Need: Is this you?
    Financial need will be considered.
Class Year: Is this you?
  • High school senior
  • College freshman
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
  • College senior
Home State: Is this you?
  • California
Health Conditions: Is this you?
  • Cancer
More Requirements:
    Must attend an accredited educational institution in California.

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