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Competition Details

James Rhio O'Connor Memorial Scholarship

Goes By: James Rhio

Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.

About this Fellowship

An essay contest about fighting cancer for undergraduate and graduate students to win $1,000 in scholarship funds.

Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to honor Rhio's spirit of self determination to fight cancer and intellectual curiosity by writing an essay.

Essay prompts are available at the website. You must email with the word "Scholarship" in the subject line to receive complete application and deadline materials.

Award Value

Foundation awards $1,000 to an essay winner each month.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Masters, Doctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen, Permanent Resident
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: June 17, 2020

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