Ribbons for a Cure Inc., a local cancer non-profit organization, is now accepting applications for its 2023 Scholarship Award and Financial Assistance Program.
Scholarship applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Applicant must be a legal resident of the U.S. Virgin Islands.
- The applicant must be a graduating senior high school student accepted into a college or university, a full-time student attending an accredited post-secondary academic college or university, or an accredited vocational, trade or business school as a full-time student during the 2022-2023 school year.
- The applicant must be either:
–A cancer survivor or
–Parent(s) or legal guardian have had or currently have cancer
- Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
The Financial Assistance Program provides a one-time financial assistance benefit for cancer-related prescription medication, diagnostic testing, CT scans or treatment to Virgin Islands residents who have been diagnosed with cancer.
Applications for both the scholarship and the Financial Assistance Program are available online at www.ribbonsforacure.net