Scholarship & Education Financing

Headed to college? Check out these opportunities for students just like you.


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Abbvie Immunology Scholarship

The AbbVie Immunology Scholarship aims to reduce the financial burden for students impacted by inflammatory diseases. Through this scholarship, our passion for patient care is extended to empower students as they pursue a degree and a life that is not defined by their disease.


Accredited Schools Online

Accredited colleges meet standards that aim to ensure students receive a high-quality education that prepares graduates to succeed. This organization wants to make it easy for students to find the right degree, school, and price for their career goals.


Affordable Colleges Online

Affordable Colleges Online has been dedicated to helping students identify colleges, programs, and scholarship opportunities that fit their academic and financial ambitions and needs. Their free, in-depth resources include comprehensive guidebooks, student interviews, user-friendly search tools, federal datasets, college rankings, and additional materials created and reviewed by experts in education.


Patient Advocate Foundation - Scholarship

In 2000, PAF established the Scholarship for Survivors program to honor these individuals by offering educational scholarships to students who have suffered (or are suffering) from cancer or a chronic illness.


180 Medical Scholarship Program

The 180 Medical Scholarship Program is open to full-time college students living with specific medical conditions, including spinal cord injuries, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, neurogenic bladder, or an ostomy.