Each year Side-Out offers up to $20,000 worth of scholarships every year, ranging from $1,000 to $3,500. Once an applicant completes the requirements to become a Side-Out ambassador, they only have a few additional steps to be eligible for a Side-Out Ambassador Program scholarship award!
Ambassador Program scholarship applicants must:
Commit to a minimum of 2 hours of breast cancer education and detail their experience in the Educational Hours form. We recommend obtaining educational hours in one or more of the following manners:
*In certain instances, applicants may not have access to direct contact with workers in the medical and research fields. If this is the case, they may participate in online breast cancer workshops through organizations such as CancerCare.
Submit a 500-750 word essay, addressing the following questions:
The SOAP awards are offered in various nominations from $1,000 to $3,500. The review board judges each application based on the review criteria included in the checklist of tasks (page 2). They will decide the amount a winner will earn. Winners will be notified via e-mail in mid-December.
Scholarships will be sent directly to the student’s college to be applied toward his/her tuition costs. Winners in high school should notify Side-Out at email@example.com as soon as they commit to a college/university. A staff member will contact winners via e-mail to let them know when the scholarship was mailed.