|Posted on March 25, 2013 at 2:05 PM|
The Ryan Mullaly Second Chance Fund aims to serve high school students who have been deprivced a normal high school experience due to cancer and cancer treatment. Many of these students are unable to graduate on time, to do well on the SATS, to attend class regularly or to participate in sports or other activities that might culminate in a scholarship for college. The Fund aims to help provide financial relief to those students for college.
1. You are a citizen or permanent resident of the United States;
2. You were diagnosed with lymphoma (any type) or a recurrence of lymphoma between age 13 and graduation from high school;
3. You were under active treatment for lymphoma while in high school, resulting in a substantial impact on your ability to attend class, take the SAT's, etc.;
4. You have a treatment history which includes chemotherapy and/or radiation;
5. You are currently a high school senior graduating in 2013;
6. You have not previously been awarded a scholarship from our Fund; AND
6. You will be pursuing an Associate's or Bachelor's degree at an accredited 2 year or 4 year college OR you will be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary vocational or trade program which will culminate in certification.
Each award is $1,000. Priority is given to students still undergoing treatment and those with permanent effects from treatment. Proof of diagnosis and treatment is required in the form of a letter from the treating oncologist.
THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS JULY 31, 2013.