About the Scholarship

The Holly Scanlan Foundation is involved to help college students of Connecticut or Minnesota.to continue their education by overcoming the financial burden of cancer treatments affecting an immediate family member. A student must meaningfully be involved in community service. To be considered for this award, a student must stand out exceptional in academic studies as specified by the financial department.


How to Apply?

  • In order to apply for this scholarship award, an applicant must complete the online application form.

  • Holly Scanlan Foundation Scholarship Application consists of two parts one is the Application Cover Sheet and the Supplemental Materials. You must complete both parts of the application and submit them by May 15, 2019.

  • Additionally, a student must validate a need for financial assistance that they are facing in order to pursue the academic study.

  • A recipient must demonstrate that she or he has been meaningfully involved in community service.

  • An applicant is also required to demonstrate academic ability by submitting the ACT/SAT grade cards.


Award Amount and Deadline:

There will be four $5000 scholarships awarded. The scholarship is non-renewable, students may apply in consecutive years. The scholarship award will be sent directly to the college in two installments.

The deadline for this scholarship is 15th March 2019. All candidates must apply for this award before the given deadline date.


Eligibility Criteria

  • A student must be a resident of Minnesota or Connecticut.
  • The applicant must have financial need.

  • A student must be referred by an oncology social worker or care manager.

  • A recipient must have a family member or an immediate family member with a serious cancer diagnosis.

  • An applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.75.