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Established in 2003, the $500 Mesothelioma Memorial Scholarships are offered four times per year to honor the thousands of people who have died from mesothelioma due to exposure to asbestos, as well as the thousands of patients who are newly diagnosed with the disease ever year.

We offer one $500 scholarship every three months, and you can apply online now. The schedule of awards and application periods is as follows:

If today's date
is between:
The current
deadline is:
May 16 - Aug. 15 August 15
Aug. 16 - Nov. 15 November 15
Nov. 16 - Feb. 15 February 15
Feb. 16 - May 15 May 15

Am I eligible?
If you're currently attending or planning to attend a post-high school educational program, the answer is probably "yes." The Mesothelioma Memorial Scholarship is open to all students attending not only traditional colleges (four-year and two-year institutions), but also vocational/technical programs, continuing education, ministry training and job skills training programs.

Can I see an example of a winning essay?
Read the essay and bio of our inaugural winner here.

How do I apply?
You simply
click here and fill out the application. Everything is done online, so there are no applications for us to send you (please don't call and ask for one!). Good luck to everyone!

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