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Candice’s Sickle Cell Fund Scholarship

Since the inception of this organization we have been providing three scholarships each year to students with sickle cell disease who are pursuing higher education.

REFERENCES: Each applicant must submit two reference letters in a sealed envelope to be
considered for scholarship.
ESSAY: Each applicant must submit a 250-word essay typewritten in double-spaced format to
include how the Sickle Cell Disease has affected their life and education. Each applicant should
also include what their educational goals are and how they expect to achieve them , in addition,
what person has been instrumental in their lives to help them persevere.
VOLUNTEER COMMITMENT TO CANDICE’S SICKLE CELL SCHOLARSHIP FUND:
Every Scholarship winner is required to commit at least 5 hours minimum of their time towards
one of the various Candice’s Sickle Cell Fund activities during the year they receive their
scholarship.
Entries must be postmarked no later than April 14 of the scholarship year and submitted to Ms.
Candice Young-Deler, P.O. Box 672237, Bronx, NY 10467. Candidates will be notified of decisions
by email. Winner must be present at the Candice’s Sickle Cell Scholarship Luncheon in June of the
scholarship year to receive the scholarship award. We look forward to hearing from you.