A Gems of Hope Scholarship opportunity for graduating seniors in Cedar Rapids and surrounding communities who have personally been affected by cancer is available.

Criteria for this $500 scholarship includes:

  • The student has been previously diagnosed with cancer, or
  • The student has an immediate family member who has had cancer (sibling, mother, father) and
  • The student must be accepted and planning on attending college in the fall of the next year.


2015 scholarship information!

  • Application deadline is March 23, 2015 at 4pm, CST!
  • Here is the form for for 2015, Application 2015