Academic Scholarships

The Izzy Foundation offers academic scholarships to children nationwide who have or have battled a pediatric cancer  and their siblings. The Izzy Foundation offers scholarships in two categories: (1) K-12 grades and (2) college.

On average The Izzy Foundation gives out $1,000 per approved student.  In the last five years we have given out 88 scholarships and over $120,000.

 

Application are open between March 1st to May 1st every year.  

College Applicants must be:

Fill out this application if you are entering college or currently a college student

  • A childhood cancer survivor AND or sibling under the age of 25 (bereaved siblings can apply)
  • Diagnosed before the age of 18 with pediatric cancer
  • Provide a letter verifying cancer diagnosis (of sibling or self)
  • A citizen of the United States living within the country and attending school in the U.S.
  • Be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in an accredited undergraduate school
  • One letter of recommendation from teacher, mentor or employer
  • 250-500 word essay on academic and career goals along with why you choose The Izzy Foundation
  • You will also have the option to share a video, artwork or other forms of artists expression explaining your academic goals (application will show you how to do this)

 

Elementary/High School Applicants must be:

  • A childhood cancer survivor AND or sibling under the age of 25 (bereaved siblings may apply)
  • Diagnosed before the age of 18 with pediatric cancer
  • Provide a letter verifying cancer diagnosis (of sibling or self)
  • A citizen of the United States living within the country and attending school in the U.S.
  • One letter of recommendation from teacher, mentor, or employer
  • 250-word essay on academic and career goals along with why you choose The Izzy Foundation (written by the student)
  • Younger children can draw a picture or submit a video telling us about themselves and their family

If you have any questions please email us at scholarships@theizzyfoundation.org or call us at 401-331-4999.