We all know continuing education can be expensive. Affording it can get even more complicated for families and students by the realities and expenses of receiving extended medical treatment. But many organizations and foundations are ready to help by providing scholarships to students in treatment and recovery for cancer and blood disorders.


Cancer-Specific Scholarship Links:


Sickle Cell – Specific Scholarship Links:

Sickle Cell Scholarships - Sickle Cell Warriors Inc

Sickle Cell Disease Scholarships -


Non-Cancer Scholarship Listings:

FinAid – Financial Aid Information

FAFSA® Application | Federal Student Aid


Please note that this is not a fully comprehensive list and we will update this list continually. Scholarship availability can change at the discretion of each organization and listing. Please double-check with these organizations before finalizing your educational plan.


Additionally, please contact our Academic Advocacy Program at City of Hope if you have any questions or can suggest additional leads for scholarship information. We're always on the lookout for additional scholarship resources! For more information please contact, Joey Fredlund, LCSW, Academic Advocacy Program Coordinator, at 626-218-8125, or send an email