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Sean Silver Memorial Scholarship Fund

Overview of the Sean Silver Memorial Scholarship Fund


Application Month: March

(Check the scholarship page for the exact date and please note the deadlines sometimes can change).

Minimum GPA requirement:

There is no GPA requirement for this scholarship.

Eligible Grade Levels:

College Freshman,College Junior,College Sophomore,High School Senior

Eligible Majors:

There’s no specific major requirement other than what’s noted in the Eligibility section below, and any additional requirements found on the Scholarship provider page.


Applicants need to be U.S. citizens accepted to or attending a two- or four-year U.S. institution and have financial need. Applicants must currently be residents of Chicago, in active treatment for cancer and must be between the age of 15 and 30 at the time of application. Scholarship winners are required to organize and run a bone marrow registry drive with the support of Delete Blood Cancer and There Goes My Hero. A physician’s verification is required. Scholarship award is based on a letter of recommendation and the overall strength of the application. Please review the scholarship provider’s website for current details.

TUN Scholarship Index Rating:

We rank the Sean Silver Memorial Scholarship Fund a 4.75 out of 5 based on the amount being offered and ease of application.


Eligibility Ease

Amount Offered

Total Rating

Overall Rating: 4.75

Visit the Sean Silver Memorial Scholarship Fund
website to see full details, additional requirements and how to apply for this scholarship!