SISTERS SUPPORTING SCHOLARS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM


 


SISTERS SUPPORTING SCHOLARS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Supporting Our Sisters International provides scholarships to students in Prince Georges County. We are committed to helping eligible students of breast cancer survivors and those students with a loss of a parent or guardian to breast cancer continue their education. Our annual scholarship will be awarded in 2018. We will provide one (2) scholarship of $500 to be awarded directly to the student.
HOW TO QUALIFY
  • Be a high school senior
  • Have and maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) throughout your high school career
  • Have participated in community/ volunteer activities
  • Planning to apply for financial assistance to attend college
  • Be eligible to attend a four year college or university in the United States  Live and attend high school in Prince Georges County
  • Be the son or daughter of a Breast Cancer Survivor or have loss a parent or guardian to breast cancer
  • No criminal convictions of any crime HOW THE SCHOLARSHIP IS AWARDED The Executive Committee/ Board of Directors of Supporting Our Sisters International will interview our scholarship finalists in person. Once the recipients are selected, we will notify the school and request that we be allowed to present the scholarship at the commencement ceremony. HOW TO APPLY Download and complete the application. Please mail to: P.O. Box 1341, Landover, Maryland 20785. Applicants will be required to write a short essay on “How breast cancer affected my life”. Incomplete, emailed or faxed applications will not be accepted. All applications must be postmarked no later than April 1, 2018.
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