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Cancer Scholarships: Scholarships for Cancer Survivors & Family Members

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There are many scholarships for students who had cancer and for children of parents who had cancer. There are even scholarships for students who are siblings of cancer patients and survivors.

Some of these scholarships are restricted to students who had a particular type of cancer. Others have age or geographic restrictions.

Scholarships for students who are cancer patients and survivors or siblings of a cancer patient or survivor include:

Some regional branches of the American Cancer Society sponsor cancer scholarships. It also is a good general resource for cancer. Call them at 1-800-227-2345.

Scholarships for students whose parents have or had cancer or who died of cancer include:

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