Financial Aid Available to Adolescent, Young Adult Cancer Survivors Attending Post Secondary Education in Alberta

  • Delphine Brown MacEwan University


This study identified scholarships available to adolescent, young adult cancer survivors who are either starting post secondary or are continuing their education at a post secondary institution in Alberta. Websites for six universities in Alberta  were explored along with the Kids with Cancer Society's site for potential resources. Results revealed seven cancer-survivor based scholarships as well as another eighteen potentially applicable scholarships based on disability, GPA, financial need, community involvement or a combination of these factors.

Discipline: Sociology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Diane Symbaluk