SNOWDROP FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES $160,000 AWARDED IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO COLLEGE BOUND PEDIATRIC CANCER PATIENTS AND SURVIVORS.
Wednesday, July 16, Snowdrop Foundation will host their 8th Annual Scholarship Luncheon, at The Downtown Aquarium, where 58 pediatric cancer patients and survivors from across the United States will be awarded college scholarships. This year’s scholarships totaled $160,000.
The scholarship program provides financial assistance to young adults as they move forward with their lives. This support helps empower young survivors & patients to achieve their educational, professional, and personal goals.
To qualify for a Snowdrop Foundation Scholarship, applicants must have been diagnosed with cancer before the age of 19. The application is open to all childhood cancer survivors and current patients who currently attend or plan to attend an institution of higher education in the United States. The scholarships are applied for annually and applicants can apply every year they are enrolled in school.
“In the eight years that the Snowdrop Foundation scholarship program has existed we have awarded 239 scholarships totaling $650,000,” states Snowdrop president and founder Kevin Kline.
This year our scholarship recipients will also receive Zymbol Pendants. Zymbol is a line of inspirational jewelry based around ONE design that contains every letter of the alphabet and every number hidden within it. Zymbol promotes hope, love and inspiration by gifting a pendant to a child in the hospital for every Zymbol sold.
About Snowdrop Foundation, Inc.
Provides scholarships for college bound pediatric cancer patients and childhood cancer survivors while raising awareness and funding for continued research to cure childhood cancer.
For more information, visit www.snowdropfoundation.org.
Well known on the Houston radio scene, Kevin Kline is the president and founder of Snowdrop Foundation, which supports cutting edge work in pediatric cancer research and awards college scholarships to pediatric cancer patients and childhood cancer survivors.
Kline has been recognized by Runner’s World Magazine, GQ Magazine, and People Magazine. He has received awards from Children’s Miracle Network and was inducted into the Energizer Keep Going Hall of Fame 2012, Fort Bend Man of the Year 2013, Kline is the subject of the award winning documentary Dear Chelsey based on his run across Texas. www.dearchelsey.com
Zymbol by Meridane is a line of Inspirational Jewelry based around one design that contains every letter of the alphabet and every number, the mission of the Zymbol is to spread love, empowerment, and inspiration.