The LI2DAY Scholarship, supported by the LI2Day Walk, was established to recognize the profound effect of breast cancer/other women’s cancer have on a family.  Nearly $200,000 in scholarships has been awarded since 2004. The LI2Day Scholarship is designed to provide a one-time award of $2,500 to a high school senior who resides with a parent or guardian who is a survivor of breast cancer and/or other women’s cancer or resided with a parent or guardian who has passed from breast cancer and/or other women’s cancer. $12,500 has been earmarked for five (5) scholarships in 2017

Maria A. Sciara Scholarship : NEW THIS YEAR! Those aspiring to become teachers will be given extra consideration for this scholarship but it is no longer the criteria for applying for the scholarship.

This is a $2,000 scholarship that will be awarded to 3 graduating seniors in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. The student must reside or have resided with a parent or guardian who is a survivor of any cancer other than breast cancer and/or other women’s cancers or have resided with a parent or guardian who has passed from any cancer other than breast cancer and/or other women’s cancers. $6,000 has been earmarked for three (3) scholarships.

 Applicants for either scholarship must also reside in Nassau or Suffolk County.

  • The application and all accompanying materials must be submitted together in a single package. No incomplete applications will be considered.
  • The due date for both applications is April 1, 2017. There will be no exceptions.

Click here to download the Li2day Scholarship Application

Click here to download the Maria A. Sciara Scholarship Application

For questions about this scholarship, please e-mail scholarships@li2daywalk.org. Thank you for your continued interest in our scholarship program.

Congratulations to our 2016 LI2DAY Scholarship Recipients!

Elena Barilla of Sachem North High School; Cori Dauman of PLAINVIEW-OLD BETHPAGE JFK High School; Dessie Dimino of Garden City High School; Julia Grande of Bayport Blue Point High School; Julianne Mercer of Uniondale High School; Briana Noto, Mepham High School

Congratulations to our 2016 Maria A. Sciara Scholarship Recipient!
Samantha Hoenscheid of Bethpage High School

The LI2DAY Scholarship Lunch is sponsored by Carrabba’s of Smithtown, Signature Bank and UPS.  Special thanks to Bill Shulman who donated his time to take pictures of all the recipients and their families.  Click here for the 2015 Scholarship Photos

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