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FinAid Cancer Scholarships: This page contains information about scholarships for cancer patients, cancer survivors, children of a cancer patient or survivor, students who lost a parent to cancer, and students pursuing careers in cancer treatment.

Website: http://www.finaid.org/scholarships/cancer.phtml

The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults: Committed to helping young adults continue their education after being affected by cancer through their own diagnosis or the diagnosis of a loved one.

Website: http://www.ulmanfund.org/scholarship.aspx

Cancer Survivors Fund: The Fund awards four levels of scholarships to augment the expenses associated with the college educations of young cancer survivors. A selection committee chooses scholarship recipients based on the applicants’ personal hardships, assessing their financial and emotional needs as well as their academic qualifications.

Website: http://www.cancersurvivorsfund.org/Applications/HowToApply.htm

Young Cancer Survivor Scholarship Program: The American Cancer Society has a scholarship program for college students who are pediatric cancer survivors in need of financial aid. Awards are up to $7,500 per academic year. Applicants must be under 24 years old and were diagnosed with cancer at age 18 or under. The scholarships are for tuition-related expenses (fees, books, and supplies).  The application deadline is April 23, 2013.

Website: http://www.cancer.org/MyACS/California/ProgramsandServices/young-cancer-survivor-scholarship-program