An essay contest for high school students to share their stories about living with cancer. If you’re a cancer survivor or have a loved one or friend with cancer,
share your story!

  • Write 500-2000 words about your experience.
  • Previous Entrants may re-apply, submissions must be new and original.
  • EXTENDED DEADLINE: Submit by March 18, 2018 midnight
  • Submit essays to: 
  • Awards ceremony Sunday, May 20, 2018.
  • Download and Print “Dear Cancer, It’s Me” Packet here .


1st Place:  $1,500

2nd Place:  $1,000

3rd Place:  $500