Christine B. Dexter Scholarship

Christine B. Dexter Scholarship


The Christine B. Dexter Scholarship was established in honor of Christine after her passing from stomach cancer in 2008. Christine was an enormous advocate for local volunteer work and making sure students received the best education, support, and care needed. Learn more about Christine's story, here.

This scholarship awards undergraduate student's a $2,000 scholarship towards their Fall tuition. All recipients demonstrate a history of community service and resilience through their cancer journey.

Application Process - Apply Here

|Application Closes March 31st, 2018|

The Christine B. Dexter Scholarship awards one student a $2,000 scholarship each year that will be directly credited to their outstanding college bill. To apply for the scholarship, please review the following qualifications:


-High school graduate enrolling or enrolled as a college undergraduate.

-Attending a college in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, or New York.

-Attending college full time, the semester following the scholarship award (ex: summer 2018 award, must be enrolled in Fall 2018 semester)

-Explain experience with cancer in 1,000 word paper. How did this experience change your view on life? In what ways did you promote a healthy lifestyle during and/or after this experience? (Applicants can be a cancer patient, survivor, or caregiver)

-Completed 30+ hours of community service in the year prior to scholarship application (ex: applying for 2018 CBF scholarship, must have completed 30+ hours in 2017). (Access the Community Service Form Here)

If chosen, the recipient will be awarded the scholarship by the CBF Eastern Trek for Cancer team during the last week of June 2018.

Support the Christine B. Dexter Scholarship Fund - Here

Winning Essays:

Lexie's Essay (2017 recipient)

Robert's Essay (2016 recipient)

Cooper's Essay (2016 recipient)