Critical Care Comics is a Las Vegas based non-profit that works to help kids and their families in the community that are struggling with various medical ailments, especially cancer. While our volunteers dress up as superheroes, the real heroes are those fighting these battles every day. Over the last 10 years, we have expanded our efforts to include costumed hospital visits, donations to medical facilities and research, and now, establishing a scholarship for cancer survivors to pursue higher education.
The Critical Care Comics Survivor Scholarship is open for its first ever round of applications for the 2022-2023 school year. The scholarship will go toward undergraduate tuition and fees, with amounts being paid directly to the chosen university’s financial aid department. Scholarship applications will open for submissions on September 30th, 2022 and will close on April 1st, 2023. Winners will be announced by May 2023.
The scholarship will be awarded in 3 separate amounts:
First place applicant will receive $30,000
Second place applicant will receive $15,000
Third place applicant will receive $5,000
• Must be a high school senior with at least a 3.0 GPA
• Must live in the United States
• Must have survived cancer at some point in your childhood or are currently battling cancer
We will be reaching out to all semifinalists to provide documentation for verification (tax returns, hospital documents, etc.)
Applications will be open September 30th, 2022and will close on April 1st, 2023.Essays and applications will be reviewed, and semifinalists will be chosen.
We will reach out to all semifinalists to inform them of their advancement!
Winners will be chosen from the application essays submitted at the same time of application submission.
Essays are required to be uploaded as a PDF at the end of the application.
The criteria for the essays are as follows: