Educational Assistance

Bosom Buddies Breast Cancer Support Group of Southwestern Colorado offers three scholarship opportunities to residents of Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel counties.

Initial Application

Scholarship funding is available to students enrolling in an institution of higher learning who are applying to Bosom Buddies for educational assistance for the first time. Applicants must have a parent or guardian who has, at some time, been diagnosed with breast cancer. Funding is available for full-time and part-time students enrolling in a vocational, community college, university, or accredited on-line program. Only applications postmarked or emailed by April 15th will be considered for this year.

Renewal Application

Continuing educational funding is also available to previous recipients of a Bosom Buddies scholarship. Students must apply annually but can re-apply for up to a total of four years. Only applications postmarked or emailed by April 15 will be considered for this year.

Survivor Application

In addition, educational funding is available to Survivors of breast cancer regardless of age. Applicants must be enrolled in an institute of education including a high school diploma program, GED program, vocational, community college, university, or accredited on-line program. Applications must be submitted a minimum of 60 days prior to the beginning of the course start date.

You can download the applications here or through the local high school guidance offices. Applications may also be obtained at the Bosom Buddies office at 645 South 5th Street in Montrose. Applications may be returned to the Bosom Buddies office, emailed to gkcd2@yahoo.com (please note Bosom Buddies Scholarship Application in the subject line) or by mail to:

Bosom Buddies Breast Cancer Support of Southwestern Colorado
c/o Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 1263
Montrose, CO 81402-1263

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