The Cancer Monthly Scholarship Committee would like to thank all of the 1,500+ applicants who participated in this extraordinary essay contest. Many essays were profoundly insightful and deeply personal. Judging was difficult, but the winners were selected based on style, content, grammar and originality.
Below is the list of winners. Please note the following:
1) Winners will be contacted between June 17th and June 25th to verify status and mailing address to receive their scholarship.
2) This website only contains winners 1st through 5th place and a sampling of the more than 1,500 Entries. Other entries are posted on their respective websites. The Honorable Mention winners are not listed. Embedded links may or may not be included.
First Prize – $5,000
Second Prize – $2,000
Third Prize $1,000
Fourth Prize $500 each (four winners)
Fifth Place $100 each (10 winners)
Céline Ruth Bossart (essay removed by request of author)
Honorable Mention $75 each (100 Winners)