Expect Miracles Foundation Scholarship

Expect Miracles Foundation established its college scholarship program to help students who would find attending college to be a significant financial burden due to their history/current diagnosis with cancer. Given in memory of Paula J. Pearlstein, whose courage and energy were instrumental to the advancement of our mission in the early years, the scholarship may range from $10,000 - $36,000 and is intended to help an individual who has been impacted by cancer – either in treatment or remission – to attend a 4-year college or university in pursuit of a degree. Expect Miracles Foundation will send the scholarship checks directly to the Bursar’s office of the recipient’s college or university to be credited towards the recipient’s tuition.

2019 Expect Miracles Scholarship - NOW OPEN!

Due Friday, March 29, 2019 by 11:59pm EST.


- Must have been diagnosed with cancer (previously or currently diagnosed)
- Must be a high school senior or college freshman, sophomore, or junior
- Must be enrolled to attend an accredited college or university in the Fall of 2019 or Spring of 2020
- Must be a U.S. citizen, or documented permanent resident of the U.S. (or US Territory)
- Never at any time have been subjected to any disciplinary action by any institution or entity, including, but not limited to, any educational or law enforcement agency.
- Must have been treated for cancer at a cancer facility in New England or the greater New York area (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT) or must be a resident of New England or the greater New York area (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT)
- Previous Expect Miracles Foundation scholarship winners may apply


  1. Must complete Scholarship Application Form
  2. Must attach a copy of household's W2 to the Application Form 
  3. Must attach Physician Verification Letter(to be complete by Physician) to the Application Form  

*Applicants must submit all three forms to be considered for the scholarship. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Due Friday, March 29, 2019 by 11:59pm EST.


If you have any trouble with the Google form please contact Cassidy Billings at cbillings@expectmiraclesfoundation.org and request a hard copy application. 

For additional questions please contact Cassidy Billings at cbillings@expectmiraclesfoundation.org or 617.391.9235



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