Cancer for College Leonard Family Entrepreneurial Spirit Scholarship

  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Renewable: Unknown
  • Number of Awards: Not Available
  • Award Amount: $5,000
  • Website:
  • Phone: 760-599-5096
  • Fax: Not Available
  • Email:
  • Address: 28465 Old Town Front Street Suite 315 Temecula, CA 92590

The Cancer for College scholarship is there to support the cancer survivors by offering them typically $5,000 which can be used for tuition, books and other educational staff.

Full Description

In order to apply for the scholarship, you should follow the important dates as
the scholarship application period is from November 1st to January 31st each year.

Scholarship winners will be announced before July 1st.

The great thing is that scholarship recipients experiencing health-related issues that force them to leave school may request a one-time extension of their scholarship.

Who's eligible?

So as not to waste your time, you will have to get acquainted with the general scholarship eligibility requirements and if you do not meet them, you should not apply for this award.

  • The eligible applicant must personally have been diagnosed with cancer.
  • He/she has to be either attending or planning to attend an accredited college or university, located in the US.
  • He/she should be enrolled/planning to enroll in a degree-earning program, not a certificate-earning program.
  • The applicant has to attend school as a full time student as an undergraduate student or at least part time as a graduate student.
  • He/she has to prove the financial need, meaning that the adjusted gross income for the applicant for the most recent tax year must be no more than $150,000.

How to Apply

The 2019 Cancer for College scholarship application should be completed online.

You will need to provide documents that will be needed to complete the application.

Make sure to have them with you at the moment of filling out the application form.

What you need to provide are the first two pages of the appropriate 2017 tax return and for those under 25, they need to provide their parents returns to show that they do not claim them.
Furthermore, you should attach a letter of good standing from the university you are attending  as well as two-years of Academic Transcripts.

Additionally, you should submit the Confirmation of Diagnosis Letter completed on medical letterhead by your oncologist and two letters of recommendation from two people who are not belonging to your family.

The last document is the total annual cost of attendance published by your college or university.

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