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Competition Details

James Rhio O'Connor Memorial Scholarship

Goes By: James Rhio
Fellowship Website

An essay contest for undergraduate and graduate students to win up to $1,000 in scholarship funds.

Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to honor Rhio's spirit of self determination to fight cancer and intellectual curiosity by writing an essay.

Essay prompts are available at the website. You must email with the word "Scholarship" in the subject line to receive complete application and deadline materials.

Award Value


Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Masters, Doctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen, Permanent Resident
Campus Nomination Required No
Year of Study Funded Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Masters, Doctoral
Academic Areas: All
Areas of Interest: Contest
Language Funding No
Location Domestic

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.

Last updated: January 31, 2018