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Fifty new scholarships will be created at Coventry University in Stephen Sutton's name to train people in how to treat teenagers with cancer.
More than £1million of the £5million Stephen raised for the Teenage Cancer Trust is being spent on the scheme at Coventry University.
Stephen Sutton always hoped he would go to University to study medicine and before he was diagnosed with incurable bowel cancer, Stephen had interviews at Cambridge and Leicester.
Maria Cable from Coventry University said the postgraduate courses would be up and running from next year.
Charity fundraiser Stephen Sutton has been awarded a posthumous honorary degree from Coventry University.Read the full story ›
Stephen Sutton's mother has told ITV News Central that her son dreamed of becoming a doctor and was offered interviews to study medicine in Leeds and Leicester.
Stephen Sutton was award a posthumous degree in science at Coventry University today. Jane Sutton collected the scroll.
Charity fundraiser Stephen Sutton has been awarded a posthumous honorary degree from Coventry University.
The 19-year-old from Burntwood in Staffordshire, who died in May, received an MBE from the Queen last week for his fundraising efforts. Some of the money he raised is being spent on new scholarship programme at the university to train people in treating teenage cancer patients.
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Through the selfless fundraising of teenage cancer patient Stephen Sutton, the Teenage Cancer Trust will be able to invest:
- £2.9 million for the improvement of units across seven cities in England and Scotland
- £1.2 million on training cancer nurses and support staff
- £500,000 in digital information services for young cancer patients
- £200,000 for the Find Your Sense of Tumour event where youngsters with cancer can get together
- Plus 50 Stephen Sutton scholarships for a postgraduate certificate in teenage and young adult cancer care at Coventry University
The mother teenage cancer patient Stephen Sutton, who raised £5 million for charity, has said that "his positivity will live on" through his campaign:
My son Stephen was courageous and inspirational. His selfless fundraising and positive attitude touched people across the world and the huge outpouring of love and support he received in return was humbling ...
This money will make a significant difference to other young people with cancer and that would have made Stephen very happy.
Stephen showed us how incredibly powerful even very small positive acts can be when lots of people get involved. I'm immensely proud of everything he achieved. We will never forget Stephen, and his positivity will live on through Stephen's Story for Teenage Cancer Trust.
A teenager who died of bowel cancer has left an astonishing legacy after his campaign raised £5 million for charity.
After being diagnosed with the disease aged 15, Stephen Sutton devoted the rest of his life to raising money for the Teenage Cancer Trust.
Stephen aimed to raise £10,000 for the charity as part of his 46-item bucket list, but donations flooded in as his positive attitude won the hearts of people around the world.
The charity says that between Stephen's fundraising page and other donations he inspired, it will be able to "be more ambitious" than it ever expected.
David Cameron has paid tribute to teenage cancer victim Stephen Sutton, who launched a fighting fund topping £4 million on the day he died just weeks ago.
"Stephen was an absolutely inspiring individual and his zest for life even as he was suffering from a very difficult and progressive cancer was completely extraordinary and very inspiring," said Mr Cameron during Prime Minister's Questions.
The 19-year-old's bravery in the face of terminal cancer touched people across the world, leading to him to be honoured with an MBE in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.
"He raised a huge amount of money for teenage cancer services and raised it from right around the world as well as the UK.
"I think it's right that our honours system does properly reward people that give to charity that give of their time from the very bottom to the very top," added Mr Cameron.