Limb Assistance Program
Fund reduces financial hardship on families by providing assistance
towards the cost of prostheses and artificial limbs for children and young
be eligible, an applicant must satisfy the following requirements:
applicant must be a cancer survivor or currently diagnosed with
applicant's need for the prosthetic limb(s) must be
applicant must complete the online Prosthetic
Limb Assistance Application.
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.
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.
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.
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
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applications will not be considered.