Prosthetic Limb Assistance Eligibility Requirements

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Prosthetic Limb Assistance Program

 

The Fund reduces financial hardship on families by providing assistance towards the cost of prostheses and artificial limbs for children and young adults.

 

Eligibility Requirements 

To be eligible, an applicant must satisfy the following requirements:

  1. The applicant must be a cancer survivor or currently diagnosed with cancer.

  2. The applicant's need for the prosthetic limb(s) must be cancer related.

  3. The applicant must complete the online Prosthetic Limb Assistance Application

  4. A letter from the applicant's physician supporting the cancer diagnosis and the need for the prosthesis or artificial limb must also be submitted. Medical information will be kept confidential and will only be utilized to support the qualification of consideration for the scholarship. 

  5. The applicant must submit an essay discussing the following question. HOW HAS MY EXPERIENCE WITH CANCER IMPACTED MY LIFE VALUES AND CAREER GOALS? Essays must be a minimum of 500 words and a maximum of 1200 words. 

  6. The applicants must agree to do volunteer work to use their cancer experience to help other young cancer patients and survivors coping with a life threatening or life-altering event.

  7. The applicants and their parents if they are minors, must sign and submit a release to agree to have their name and photo published in the news media and have their name, photo and success stories published on this website.  

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  1. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

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