This scholarship program was created to assist cancer survivors who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.
Applicants to the Bristol-Myers Squibb Scholarship for Cancer Survivors award must:
- Be cancer survivors*, age 25 and under, who are high school seniors or graduates or current post-secondary undergraduates.
- 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 3.5 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent).
Employees and children of employees of Bristol-Myers Squibb are ineligible to apply.
*Applicants will be asked to provide a personal impact statement describing the impact cancer has had on their life.
Finalists will be asked to provide a Diagnosis Verification Form completed by a physician attesting to applicant’s diagnosis.