Since 2017, PCRF has been awarding survivors of pediatric cancer with PCRF Scholarship Awards!
The Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Scholarship Committee will continue to award annual scholarships as a commitment to improving the quality of life for those affected by pediatric cancer. The scholarship intends to support undergraduate and/or post-graduate education for survivors of pediatric cancer. This scholarship is offered nationwide. Applications are available and accepted January 1st through March 31st.
Pictured: Robert Zimmer and his daughter Kellie
The Robert J. Zimmer Ph.D. College Opportunity Fund recognizes and affirms students’ victory over cancer. This fund was set in place to assist cancer survivors achieve their lofty goals and realize their dreams. Robert has been touched deeply by these students strength, courage, perseverance, resilience, compassion and faith. His goal is to help them reach their educational aspirations. “Truly, they are my heroes?”, Robert Zimmer
Scholarships will be awarded & granted for the total amount in the PCRF Scholarship Fund for that year. The total amount granted each year will vary. Scholarships range from $500 to $2,500. Recipients are selected without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, handicap, or national origin.
The PCRF Scholarship Committee will review applications and assess them based on the quality of the essay, intentions of the scholar, and the completeness of the application. Winners will be notified by early summer.
To be considered for a scholarship, it is as easy as 1-2-3!
Additional materials (Step 3 items) can be mailed to
Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation – PCRF Scholarship
17932 Sky Park Circle, Suite E Irvine, CA 92614
All materials must be received to the PCRF office by the March 30th deadline. Earlier applications are appreciated. Late or incomplete applications cannot be reviewed by the committee.
Questions may be directed to Scholarships@pcrf-kids.org
Additional scholarship opportunities may be found at the following partner organizations:
Michael A. Hunter Memorial Scholarship
Robin Romano Memorial Scholarship
Cancer for College
Manne Family Foundation (For Siblings)
Some people say that children make up 10% of our cancer population, but they are 100% of our future! ~ Dr. Alex Huang, Case Western