The PBTF has awarded more than 1,200 college scholarships to brain tumor survivors since 2002.
The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation's college scholarship program eases the financial hardships of a childhood brain tumor diagnosis and helps survivors reach their career goals.
2015 Scholarship Program
Scholarships are available to high school seniors, high school graduates starting college and college students. The scholarship is a one-year award of $500 and will be paid directly to an accredited academic institution.
Application period: Jan. 12 to April 20, 2015. Deadline for submission is April 20, 2015 at 5 p.m. Eastern.
Award announcements: July 2015
Instructions for 2015-16 scholarship applications
To complete an online application, you will be required to provide the following electronic documents:
- A signed physician’s letter confirming diagnosis
- A signed medical release form
- One letter of recommendation
- School transcript
Detailed instructions are included in the Scholarship FAQ.
A completed online application, along with all required electronic documents, must be submitted by April 20, 2015 by 5 p.m. Eastern. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
Application submissions will begin on Jan. 12, 2015.
For more information about our scholarship program, please contact Shelley Pressley at 800-253-6530, x306, or by email.
Our scholarship program for brain tumor survivors is supported in part by the Cycle World Joseph C. Parkhurst Education Fund. We are also grateful for the generosity of the Tim & Tom Gullikson Family Support Fund at the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
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