The Maria A Sciara Scholarship, supported by the LI2Day, is designed to provide a one time award of $2,500 to 3 graduating high school seniors in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. The student must be a survivor of any cancer other than breast cancer and/or other women’s cancers, or 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. Those aspiring to become teachers will be given extra consideration for this scholarship but pursuing an education to become an educator IS NOT required to apply.