May 2022 — The Denver-based Limb Preservation Foundation (LPF) is offering scholarships for students in the Rocky Mountain Region who are battling or have battled limb-threatening conditions. The Extremity Educational Scholarship Awards are for college, graduate school or vocational education students who are patients and/or survivors who have battled or are battling a limb-threatening condition due to trauma, tumor or infection. The organization has granted approximately $200,000 in scholarships to more than 80 students since 2011.
LPF provides scholarships of up to $2,500 per year to qualified individuals. Scholars are invited to reapply each year for a possible lifetime total of $10,000 in scholarships. Scholarship funds are disbursed to the institution.
Qualified candidates must be a patient or survivor who has or is battling a limb-threatening condition. The individual must also be a resident of the Rocky Mountain region: Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Nebraska, Utah, Arizona, Kansas, New Mexico and Idaho. Applications and more information is available at https://limbpreservation.org/scholarships/
“Having a stable scholarship will considerably help!” ~Jenna
“The hardest thing was putting my education on hold to fight cancer. Thankfully, that’s when LPF stepped in.” ~Grant
“I so appreciate LPF… they gave me strength!” ~Leslie
“LPF is not just providing scholarships. They are helping to support patients through all parts of the care cycle.” ~Hunter
The Limb Preservation Foundation was founded in 1986 to support the prevention and treatment of limb-threatening conditions. In addition to scholarships, it offers:
Patient Assistance – Financial support to assist with living expenses for patients undergoing treatment for limb-threatening conditions.
Education – Symposiums and webinars from leading experts on timely subjects for current and recent limb patients.
Peer Support – Emotional and social support, mentorship and guidance for patients as they navigate through treatment.