Cancer for College wrote -My whole life I was preparing to join the Air Force, which in return would have paid for my education. After being diagnosed, I no longer qualify. The qualification is to be in remission for five years which is the only qualification I do not meet. I understand the situation fully and I am now prepared to take an alternate route. A scholarship would mean absolutely everything to my family. This scholarship would turn my dream of going to college and receiving a degree into a reality.