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Asbestos Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsored by Mesothelioma Center

Scholarship Value: $3,000
Awards Available: 2
Award Deadline: Aug 18, 2019


A) Any undergraduate and graduate students

B) 18 years and older

C) Enrolled full-time in U.S. institution

D) Essay must be between 750 and 1,500 words

E) Two letters of recommendation

Essay Topics

Asbestos is a toxic mineral that causes mesothelioma, an often terminal cancer affecting more than 3,000 Americans annually. The topic you choose should bring light to the issues surrounding mesothelioma and help raise awareness about the disease, research, promising clinical trials, survivors and caregivers.

Winning Entries

We will publish the winning entries on our scholarship page and promote them exclusively on our social media accounts.

Scholarship Payment

One-time payment for the eligible semester will be sent directly to the winners' schools.

The essay must explore the mesothelioma topics listed in the rules. Please keep the essay between 750 and 1,500 words.

When you've finished your essay, please fill out the online application and include your essay, picture and letters of recommendation.

Asbestos.com will contact finalists and ask them to request their official college transcript from their school and mail it to us.

Go to Scholarship Application