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Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship

Mesothelioma Help is pleased to announce the “Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship.”  Four scholarships in the names of these two mesothelioma warriors are available.

The scholarship is available to students in colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Our goal is to help the educational efforts of students while raising awareness of mesothelioma, provide information about its prognosis and the dangers of being exposed to asbestos.

Mesothelioma is a disease that affects men and women – both young and old.

Please address some or all of the following questions in your essay:

Share your personal story dealing with asbestos disease or cancer. Talk about how it affected your life and how/whether it impacted your education/career choice.
What do you hope to do with the education you are receiving to help cancer patients?
Why is raising awareness and educating the public about the dangers of asbestos and the impact of mesothelioma on a family important?
What would you say to someone who is fighting mesothelioma or to a family member who recently lost a loved one to the disease?