Board of Young Adult Advisors (BOYAA) Scholarship
The BOYAA wishes to recognize a Baltimore, MD or Washington, DC area resident who has battled cancer or selflessly supported a parent or sibling through their cancer experience. This award seeks to honor the applicant who has demonstrated courage, spirit, and determination, not only in the face of a cancer battle, but also in pursuing their own educational and professional goals. This award is for applicants who are seeking a professional or graduate level degree only.
Applicants must have been between the ages of 15 and 39 during their own diagnosis/treatment or during the diagnosis/treatment of their parent or sibling.Scholarship winners will be awarded a total of $2500 over two academic semesters. Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the scholarship recipientâs school. Each scholarship winner is obligated to organize and run a bone marrow registry drive with the support of Delete Blood Cancer and There Goes My Hero.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Award Amount: $2,500
Essay required: Yes