Donor / Recipient Family Students

Additional scholarship programs for donor family or recipient family students

These links are provided as a service by TRIO and students need to visit the web pages listed to see specific qualifications. TRIO cannot be responsible for anything related to these programs and by listing them are neither recommending or promoting them. TRIO members and program sponsors are welcome to submit scholarship program information for possible inclusion in this listing.

The Jessica Beth Schwartz Scholarship

Awards $2,500 scholarships yearly to transplant recipients under the age of 25 who are a senior in high school or enrolled in a 2 or 4 year college, university, or trade/technical school, offered to students residing in the Gift of Life Donor Program (OPO) service area (Eastern half of Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey or Delaware)

Giving Lungs Scholarship

The 2014 Giving Lungs $500 Scholarship Application deadline is December 27, 2013

Isabelle Christenson Memorial Scholarship

Isabelle Christenson Memorial Scholarship awards a scholarship to an individual or family member of someone directly impacted by organ donation including transplant candidates, recipients and donor family members.

The Marcena Lozano Memorial Scholarship Fund

In memory of their daughter Marcena, the Lozanos offer several $1,000-$3,000 undergraduate scholarships with preference to candidates in western New York state but awarded to students all across the country (i.e., $37,000 in the past three years, each year always subject to available funds).

Legacy of Life Scholarship

The WRTC (Washington Regional Transplant Center) awards $14,000 in scholarship to high school seniors in their jurisdiction of Virginia (Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Stafford, and Fauquier counties and cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax, Manassas, and Manassas Park); Maryland (Montgomery, Prince George’s, and Charles counties)

The KUFA scholarship

Kidney & Urology Foundation of America only kidney and urology patients are eligible to apply for these scholarships, this includes kidney transplant recipients

UAA Alaska Kidney Foundation Scholarship

The purpose of the Alaska Kidney Foundation Scholarship is to provide scholarships in the name of the Alaska Kidney Foundation to prepare new nurses to provide safe and effective care to individuals experiencing chronic kidney disease in Alaska. Award amount is a minimum $1,000 per academic year.

The Betty Montoya Gift of Life scholarship

The Betty Montoya Gift of Life scholarship honors former APS teacher and kidney transplant recipient Betty Montoya with two $1,000.00 scholarships and two $500 scholarships to graduating seniors from a New Mexico high school

Michael Corea Scholarship

for Ohio residents offered by TRIO Greater Cleveland Chapter will be awarded to a deserving transplant candidate, recipient, or living donor

Donate Life South Carolina

Two scholarships are available for South Carolina residents (the Lawrence F. McManus Scholarship and the DLSC Scholarship).

IOPO Foundation Scholarships

IOPO staff contribute money each year to fund educational scholarships for the immediate family members of Indiana organ/tissue donors, as well as living donors who gave organs to relatives, transplant recipients, people waiting for organs, and their immediate family members.

Transplant Support Organization

Transplant Support Organization in New York State offers a scholarship to a student in a TSO supported school who develops or participates in an educational or public service initiative relating to organ, eye and tissue donation.

Jerry Cahill You Cannot Fail Scholarship

Applicants must have cystic fibrosis and must already have completed at least one semester of undergraduate coursework. Applicants must demonstrate that they go “above and beyond” in everything they do, displaying outstanding character, leadership and service to the community. They also must be compliant to their CF therapies and engage in regular exercise as part of their effort to stay healthy. Finally, applicants must demonstrate a need for financial assistance.

Transplant Recipients International Organization, Inc.

7055 Heritage Hunt DR, #307
Gainesville VA 20155

800-TRIO-386  (800-874-6386)

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