College Scholarships


To provide monetary support to assist graduating high school students whose lives have been affected by breast cancer. Students must reside within one of the nine New York State counties covered by the Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation: Columbia County, Dutchess County, Putnam County, Westchester County, Rockland County, Orange County, Ulster County, Greene County and Sullivan County.

For more information, download our Do You Know A Student Affected By Breast Cancer?.

Scholarship Criteria

Lives must have been affected by breast cancer. Applicants must be college-bound high school seniors or eligible college students.


The deadline for the scholarships is April 1 each year.

Additional Requirements

  • Reside within one of the nine New York State counties mentioned above.
  • Must plan to attend an accredited college or trade school.

Materials to Include with Application

  • Copy of high school transcript & SAT scores
  • Brief essay describing how their lives have been changed by breast cancer
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Completed Financial Aid Form
  • Parent or guardian tax return
  • Completed application form

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To Apply for a Scholarship

Apply online using the Community Foundation’s Online Application Portal.

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Contact Us

  • By Phone:845-264-2005
  • To make a donation by check please make it out to Miles of Hope BCF and send it to us at:
  • Miles of Hope BCF
    P.O. Box 405
    Lagrangeville, NY 12540
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