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The following resources can help survivors locate scholarships and find pertinent information regarding educational needs that may be unique to them.
Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation
The organization honors young cancer survivors and enables them to fulfill a cherished desire by providing cash awards to be used in any way the recipient chooses.
There are 2 scholarships available to survivors of pediatric brain tumor or spinal cord tumors. Applicants must be Georgia residents.
Cancer Survivor Fund offers scholarships to cancer survivors and patients. Application and guidelines are on the Web site. Deadline for the Fall 2013 semester will be available on the website in February 2013.
FinAid-The Smartstudent Guide to Financial Aid
A searchable database of scholarships, and a general information guide to financial aid.
Friends of Scott Foundation offers the Scott Delgadillo Scholarship Program. The $1000 scholarship for childhood cancer survivors is to advance their education in technical, vocational, junior or a four-year college. Application available on the website. For more information email email@example.com.
This site has criteria and a downloadable application for a $5000 annual scholarship for cancer survivors.
700 Thimble Shoals Blvd.-Suite 200
Newport News, VA 23606
The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
4725 Dorsey Hall Dr.-Suite A
City, MD 21042
US Department of Financial Aid
1170 E. Long Place
Centennial, CO 80122
This site has criteria and application for two $5000 scholarships to be given to siblings of childhood cancer survivors.
1566 W. Algonquin Rd.-
Hoffman Estates, IL 60195
The ALLIANCE National Parent Technical Assistance Center (NPTAC) provides Parent Centers, Parent Training and Information Centers (PTIs) and Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs), with innovative technical assistance, up-to-date information, and high quality resources and materials. A major goal of the ALLIANCE National PTAC is to build the capacity of Parent Centers in order to improve results for children with disabilities ages 0 -26 in rural, urban and suburban areas and from underrepresented and underserved populations.
Assistive Technology News Portal
The Web site provides new information and product reviews on assistive technology for learning disabilities.
DO-It serves to increase the participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs and careers. Although some of the information is based on the state of Washington, it is applicable to most states.
The GWU Health Resource Center is a national clearinghouse for postsecondary education options for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
The George Washington University Heath Resource Center
2121 K Street, NW Suite 220
Washington, D.C. 20037
This association of parents of children with learning disorders and interested professionals publishes pamphlets and books and makes referrals to local chapters.
This resource contains information on each states vocational and educational programs as well as federal government contact information.
P.O. Box 1492
Washington, D.C. 20013
Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights (PACER)
Wrights Law offers updated and accurate information of special education laws.
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