Northwestern Mutual Childhood Cancer Sibling Scholarship

Scholarship & Organization Overview:
Northwestern Mutual Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist siblings of individuals who are in current treatment, have survived or passed away from childhood cancer who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. For information, or to apply to the Northwestern Mutual Childhood Cancer Survivor Scholarship Program, click here.

Website: Northwestern Mutual Childhood Cancer Sibling Scholarship Program
Application: Create an Account & Apply

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be siblings of individuals who are in current treatment, have survived or passed away from childhood cancer.
  • Applicants must upload an Affidavit, signed by Parent or Legal Guardian, confirming your status as a Sibling of someone who is currently in treatment, has survived or passed away from childhood cancer.
  • Be age 25 and under who are high school seniors or graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates, who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).

Required Documents:

  1. A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.
    NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload an official copy of those test scores separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.
  2. Affidavit, signed by the applicants Parents or Legal Guardians, confirming the applicant’s status as a sibling of a someone who is currently in treatment, has survived, or has passed away from childhood cancer.
  3. If necessary, a separate printed Financial Data Form may be submitted in order for one to be completed if parents cannot submit jointly on the electronic application.
  4. Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than February 7, 2022 3:00 pm CT.

Open to DREAMers: Yes
Renewable: Yes; awards are renewable up to one year or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of maintaining full-time enrollment and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
Questions? Please email nmsibling@scholarshipamerica.org

Award
$5,000
Deadline
02/02/2022