Scholarship Guidelines

Please read our guidelines before downloading the form below.

"Thank you for my scholarship. It went a long way in helping me continue my education. Thank you so very much!" 


General Overview

  • Funding helps cover tuition fees, academic supplies and educational homebound equipment
  • Grants are awarded for a period of one year and may be renewed upon proof of continued eligibility, academic progress and available funding
  • Students may apply for renewed scholarship funding by resubmitting a new application
  • Applications for the Scholarship Fund are accepted on a rolling basis
  • Scholarship disbursements will be made directly to the institution or student
  • Scholarship funds cannot be applied towards an existing loan


  • Student must have undergone a transplant
  • Student must be enrolled or preparing to enroll (either part-time or full-time) in primary or secondary public education, two- or four-year college or university, specific trade school or homebound educational program
  • Student must demonstrate a need for financial assistance
  • Annual household income should be less than $55,000

Application Process

  • Applicant must submit the application provided online
  • A written recommendation from an academic advisor, educator or healthcare professional is required and can be submitted separately
  • Applicant must submit a color photograph with this application or by email
  • Applicant must submit a most recent IRS Form 1040 for proof of household income and proof of current income
  • Applicant must submit an end-of-semester transcript at the completion of the scholarship term
  • Applicant will be notified of their application status within 4 weeks of their submission

The Bone Marrow & Cancer Foundation reserves the right to modify these guidelines at any time.

By downloading, you confirm that you have read and agree to these Guidelines.

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