Northwestern Mutual Childhood Cancer Survivor Scholarship Program

Scholarship & Organization Overview:
Northwestern Mutual Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist pediatric cancer survivors, age 25 and under, who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. For information, or to apply to the Northwestern Mutual Childhood Cancer Sibling Scholarship Program, click here.

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

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be pediatric cancer survivors, age 25 and under, who have been diagnosed by a physician as having had treatment for and survived cancer. Applicants who are selected as finalists will be asked to provide a medical verification form.
  • Be high school seniors, high school graduates or current post-secondary undergraduates who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- 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 the equivalent).

Required Documents:

  1. 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. 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.
  3. Also as part of your application, one (1) online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than February 7, 2022 3:00 pm.

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 grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) and continuation of the Program by Northwestern Mutual Foundation
Questions? Please email nmsurvivors@scholarshipamerica.org

Award
$5,000
Deadline
02/02/2022