The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
MS Scholarship PMB #505
Matt Stauffer Memorial Scholarship
4725 Dorsey Hall Suite A
Ellicot City, MD 21042
Phone: (410) 964-0202
Requirements: Scholarship program to support the financial needs of college students who are battling, or have overcome cancer and who display financial need. One thousand dollar award.
Patient Advocate Foundation
753 Thimble Shoals BLVD; Suite B
Newport News, VA 23606
Phone: (800) 532-5274
Requirments: Scholarship program for survivors of a chronic or life threatening illness. Scholarships are based on financial need. Two thousand dollar annual award.
The Ryan Mullaly Second Chance Fund
26 Meadow Lane
Pennington, NJ 08534
Phone: (609) 737-1800
Requirements: Scholarship program for individuals with a cancer diagnosis or recurrance between the ages of 13-18 who were treated with either chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Applicants must be 24 years of age or younger. One thousand dollar award.
Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
302 Ridgefield Court
Asheville, NC 28806
Contact: Bobbie Duffy- Family Support Coordinator 828 665 6891 or 800 253 6530 for an application
Requirements: Scholarship program for individuals diagnosed with a childhood central nervous system brain and/or spinal cord tumor. Two thousand dollar scholarship (one thousand per year for two years)
Tim and Tom Gulikson Foundation
C/o Donna Doherty, Executive Director
175 No. Main St
Branford, CT 06405
Phone: 888 485 5457
Requirements: Brain tumor patients/survivors and/or children of brain tumor patients/survivors. Consider will be given to a candidate who has an affiliation or connection to the tennis community.
American Cancer Society- Midwest Division
Attn: Youth Scholarship Program
PO Box 902
Pewaukee, WI 53072-0902
Contact: Roxanne Honeyman (262) 523-5536 or (800) 947-0487 Option 3 for an application.
Deadline: April 2005
Requirements: Were diagnosed with cancer prior to the age of 21 and currently under the age of 21. Have been a legal resident of Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin for at least 1 year. 1,000 per individual.
Scholarships for Siblings
Supersibs Scholarship Committee
1566 W Algonquin Road Suite 224
Hoffman Estates, IL 60195
Phone: 866 444 7427
Fax: 847 776 7084
Requirements: Must be the sibling
General Financial Aid Information
Financial Aid Information Page
Provides an overview of financial aid options including loans, scholarships, savings plans, military aid and more.
Federal Student Aid Information Center
Phone: 800 433 3243
Provides information on federal student financial aid including grants, loans and work study programs. Trained counselors are also available to answer questions.
Provides a database with over 600,000 scholarship programs as well as an online scholarship matching service. The site also contains comprehensive college database with can provide students with a list of schools matching their preferences and a complete profile of each school.
Not-for-proft organization that helps students with transition between high school and college
Transition Services For Students with Disabilities
Wisconsin Statewide Transition Initiative (WSTI)
Phone: 877 844 4925
The Wisconsin Statewide Transition Initiative (WSTI) is a department of Public Instruction (DPI) state discretionary project that offers a comprehensive approach to providing transition services in the state of Wisconsin. Transition coordinators, a project director, and a DPI transition consultant provide transition support services, information, and staff development to parents, education professionals and community agency professionals throughout Wisconsin.
Department of Public Instruction (DPI)
Provides information and other resources materials. Students/parents can access publication entitled “Opening Doors to Postsecondary Education and Training: A Handbook for Students, School Counselors, Teachers and Parents” on website.