The Deana's Wish Memorial Scholarship is a private scholarship program established by the DLH Foundation in memory of Deana LaRae Hamilton Hughes. The program annually grants scholarships of up to $2,000 to college students affected by gastro-esophageal cancers in their families.
The DLH Foundation's mission is to Create A Community for A Cure for Gastro-esophageal Cancers. We provide the Deana's Wish Memorial Scholarship to college students affected by these cancers in their families.
Please read these instructions carefully before completing the application.
Scholarship Eligibility Requirements
A) Applicant has been diagnosed with, or have an immediate family member (spouse, parent, grandparent, sibling or child) who has been affected by esophageal or stomach cancer?
B) U.S. Citizen entering or continuing college in the 2019-2020 academic year
C) Maintained a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0.
D) SAT score of at least 1100 or/an ACT score of at least 24.
E) Provide one or more letters of recommendations
F) Essay topic for new applicants: "How your life has been affected by these cancers".