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Surviving And Moving Forward:

The SAMFund for Young Adult Survivors of Cancer

Grant & Scholarship Category Reference and Amounts

Ref # Grant Type Maximum Distribution Amount ∗


1 Educational Development
1.1 Continuing Education or Vocational Training $5,000
1.2 Tuition & Loans $10,000
1.3a Books, Supplies $2,500
1.3b Computer $2,500
1.4 School Applications $500
1.5 School Travel Expenses for Interviews $1,000
1.6 Standardized Test Funding $1,000
1.7 Study Abroad $7,500
1.8 HS Completion – Tutoring, GED $1,000
1.9 Educational consulting – Tutoring, etc $1,000

2 Professional Development
2.1 Vocational or Technical Training $2,500
2.2 Travel to Job Interviews $500
2.3 Professional Apparel $200
2.4 Headhunters, Resume & Interview Skill Development $200

3 Health & Wellness


3.1 Cosmetic or Reconstructive Procedures If covered by current insurance: will pay
deductible up to $500
If not covered/insured: will pay up to $5000
3.2 Fertility Options / Procedures $5,000
3.3 Mental Health $2,000
3.4 Special Programs (Retreats, Conferences, etc) $500
3.5 Alternative Healing Options (Yoga, Acupuncture, etc) $1,200
3.6 Gym memberships $1,000
3.7 Physical Therapy $1,000
3.8 Residual and Current Medical Expenses $10,000
3.9 Insurance Supplementation $10,000
3.10 Prescription Co-Pays $2,500 or 6 months

4 Independent Living
4.1 Moving Expenses $1,000
4.2 Rent Supplementation 1st, Last + 3 months or $5,000
4.3 Car Insurance 1 year or up to $1,500
4.4 Public Transportation 6 months or $400
4.5 Utilities 6 months or $500
4.6 Legal Expenses $1,500

5 Other If you have a specific grant or scholarship


request and you do not see it listed here,
please attach an additional page with a
detailed description of your request.


This is the maximum that we will award in each category. We will only award the amount you actually need, and
will ask for verification of the amount requested (in the form of bills, invoices, etc).