Marilyn Yetso Memorial Scholarship
The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults established the Marilyn Yetso Memorial Scholarship to support the financial needs of a college student who has lost a parent to cancer or has a parent with cancer and who displays financial need. This competitive award seeks to honor the spirit, energy, and determination that Marilyn displayed during her life, her love for her family and friends, and her courageous battle with colon cancer. At the time of her passing in March 2000, Marilyn was a wife, a dedicated mother to five children and an unconditional friend to many.
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 $2,500 over two academic semesters. Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the scholarship recipient's 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