2023 CFC Scholarships

Each year we award over 100 scholarships to cancer survivors. The application period will reopen on November 1, 2022 for the 2023-2024 school year. 

Below is a list of special scholarships that candidates may also apply for. We use one application total, which determines candidates’ eligibility for each scholarship and allows them to apply for any that they qualify for. If you have questions about the scholarship application or an application that has already been submitted, please contact us via email: applications@cancerforcollege.org

2022 Scholarships Available for Application

Bags of Love Scholarship

The Bags of Love Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization focused on helping kids who are going through cancer by providing the support and love needed to get through it all. Love conquers all. Let’s do our part to help give hope to those who need it most. The Bags of Love Foundation was founded by Cancer for College scholarship recipient Julian Castaneda.

Carolinas Scholarship

In addition to meeting all requirements for a general scholarship, an applicant must either be from or attending school in the states of North or South Carolina.

Cherry Hawk Scholarship

In addition to meeting all requirements for a general scholarship, an applicant must be from or attending school in southern California.

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Dan X Wray Memorial Big Dream Scholarship

This scholarship was established in the loving memory of Dan X. Wray, the founder of Biofilm.  He was a man that built an incredibly successful professional career out of big ideas and even bigger dreams. Please tell us about your “BIG DREAM” and how you plan to use your college education to make that a reality.

Frank The Tank Scholarship

Created by Cancer for College Scholarship recipient Frank Lozoya.
​In addition to meeting all requirements for a general scholarship, an applicant must be attending, or planning to attend, California State University, Fullerton.

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GoandbeGreat Scholarship

Created in memory of Ari Jay Bluman, Lorraine Rudy and Steve Feldman and funded by GFYC Foundation Inc, the GoandbeGreat Scholarship will be awarded to a student who will use their education to inspire others to live their life to the fullest. Someone who is a visionary, a leader and a loyal friend. In addition to meeting all requirements for a general scholarship, an applicant must share their favorite movie line.

Henry Streuli Scholarship

This scholarship is in memory of Henry Joseph Streuli and will be awarded to a student who will use their education to advance a world that is filled with Henry’s love of life. In addition to meeting all requirements for a general scholarship, an applicant must either be from or attending school in the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, or Montana.

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Jackson Byck Memorial Scholarship

The mission of the Jackson Byck Scholarship is to help create a college future for those both in financial need and who have fought the fight to beat cancer.  As Jackson is an avid gamer, special consideration will be made for those pursuing a career in gaming, computers, marketing, engineering ,science and medicine. In Jackson’s memory, scholarships will be awarded through Cancer for College.
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Leonard Family Entrepreneurial Spirit Scholarship

In addition to meeting all requirements for a general scholarship, an applicant must be a business major or related field with a desire to pursue a career  as an entrepreneur with a special focus on those who wish to work in the food service industry and potentially own and operate a restaurant.

Pacific Northwest Scholarship

In addition to meeting all requirements for a general scholarship, an applicant must either be from or attending school in the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, or Montana.

Ross Skelton Memorial Scholarship

Created in memory of Ross Skelton to award scholarships to survivors the wish to pursue a career in architecture. In addition to meeting all requirements for a general scholarship, an applicant must be an engineering major either be from or attending school in the states of North or South Carolina.

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The Dear Jack Foundation Matt C Wiernty Music Education Scholarship

In addition to meeting all requirements for a general scholarship, an applicant must be a music major or related field of study with an ability to express how you plan to pursue music as a career.

The Lindner Family Scholarship

The Lindner Family Scholarship awards $10K each year to a cancer survivor from or attending school in Southern California. All majors welcome to be considered during the application process.

Wohl Family Scholarship

Created in memory of Skip and Jan Wohl, who lived their lives to the fullest. In addition to meeting all requirements for a general scholarship, an applicant must be from and attending school in Southern California.

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Zach Cohen Memorial Scholarship

Zach Cohen passed away at the age of 21 after a brutal fight with sarcoma. In his memory, a fund has been set up to help other young survivors who share his dream to attend college and thrive beyond cancer.  There are no restrictions for candidates. Simply apply to the general scholarship application and all who qualify will be included automatically.

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