Sisters’ Journey 2016

Scholarship Award Program

Purpose:  To assist minority students who plan to continue their education whose lives have been touched by an                                         immediate family member having breast cancer.


  • All  Applicants must meet the Eligibility Requirements Below:
  • Immediate family member (parent, grandparent, sibling, uncle or aunt) has or had breast cancer
  • Minority student
  • A graduating high school senior from a Greater New Haven area  high school
  • Letter of acceptance from a  2 year or 4 year college and
  • Community service experience
  • _________________________________________________________________________________________


To apply for the Sisters’ Journey Scholarship, all application requirements must be postmarked by April 1, 2016 and sent to:  Sisters’ Journey, PO Box 6267, Hamden, CT 06517-0267


Application requirements:

1.   Completed Sisters’ Journey scholarship application

2.  *Two recommendations:  a. A personal recommendation  b. An academic recommendation *To be sent directly by the Recommender to the address above.

3.   Official High School Transcript.

4.   Written Essay,  the subject is:

 ” What have you learned from the experience of breast cancer in your family and why are organizations like Sisters’ Journey so important to our community?”

 The essay should be 300-500 words typed on 8 1/2 X 11 paper.

Note:  Incomplete applications will not be considered and will not be returned.

Recipients will be notified.  Not all applicants will be selected.

You may also fill out the scholarship application form below on line.  Please note, all application requirements must be submitted by April 1, 2016.

Upload Scholarship Application‎

For additional information, please contact:

Myrt Pearson 203 294-9879 or Barbara Nelson 203 776-9353

P.O Box 6267, Hamden, CT 06517-0267  Ph 203-288-3556

E-mail:   [email protected]