Breast Cancer Awareness Award

KU Students - - we are excited to present an award again this year to a student in the KU community who has been affected by breast cancer. Each year, we sponsor an event entitled Denim and Pink Day for faculty, staff, and students to pay a contribution in order to wear jeans to work on the Thursday of Breast Cancer Awareness Week. The contributions received will go toward an award for a student.


We are seeking applicants who have come into financial difficulty and have been affected by breast cancer. You may personally be a survivor, or a fighter, or have someone in your family that is, or you may be someone who has done extensive volunteer work that benefits breast cancer awareness. The application asks for some basic information about you, and a short essay that describes your personal situation and why you believe you’re deserving of the award. (The amount of the award is based on success of this year’s Denim and Pink Day.) 

 Please remember this is a need-based award that will be given to a student based on the form of four criteria. Those are as follows: 

• Ability to show significant financial need 

• Exhausted other avenues for financial help 

• Demonstrates academic and career goals 

• Overall story relating to Breast Cancer 


Applications MUST be submitted no later than Monday, November 12, 2018 at 5:00pm 

Best wishes,
Emily Taylor Center for Women and Gender Equity and Watkins Health Services

(Please be aware all award entry questions will be viewed by a committee for review.)

This form does NOT save! We recommend you complete your answers in a separate document and copy the answers into this form. If you are experiencing issues with the webform or have any questions please contact us at emilytaylorcenter@ku.edu and someone will get back to you shortly! 

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