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Georgia Northway Scholarship

Applicants must be graduating seniors or college students who have been diagnosed or have a family member who has been diagnosed with a bleeding disorder. Students must be a member or a family member over the age of 21 must be a member in good standing of the Midwest Hemophilia Association.

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John W. Youtsey Memorial Scholarship

The John W. Youtsey Memorial Scholarship provides financial assistance to Hemophilia of Georgia clients who are motivated and talented but lack the resources to achieve their educational goals. Students who would like to be considered for the John W. Youtsey Memorial Scholarship must meet the requirements listed below:

  • Applicants must be Hemophilia of Georgia clients who have hemophilia, von Willebrand Disease, or another inherited bleeding disorder, OR be a surviving child of a parent who died as a result of complications arising from a bleeding disorder and who had been a client of Hemophilia of Georgia.
  • Applicants must currently reside in Georgia AND have been a permanent resident of Georgia for a minimum of one year.
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, vocational, technical, or professional degreed program OR accepted by an accredited college, university, vocational, technical, or professional degreed program

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Lyman Fisher Scholarship

The Virginia Hemophilia Foundation’s (VHF) Lyman Fisher Scholarship was established to honor Dr. Lyman Fisher a teacher, researcher, and clinician in hemostasis who for many years directed the adult hemophilia program in Virginia. Applicants must have participated in VHF activities and live in the territorial jurisdiction of VHF. Scholarships are one-year awards in the amount of $2,000 for a full academic year.

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Soozie Courter Scholarship

Now in its 20th year, the Soozie Courter Hemophilia Scholarship Program is designed to inspire deserving students living with hemophilia to achieve their educational goals.

Patients and families in the hemophilia community face challenges that extend far beyond treatment.That’s why Pfizer is committed to advancing the lives of those in the community with unique support programs and resources. Our scholarship program is one of them.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must have either hemophilia A or hemophilia B, or be a carrier. You must be a high school senior, have a high school diploma or general education development (GED) credential, or be currently enrolled in an accredited junior college, college, or vocational school.

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George & Linda Price Scholarship

The George and Linda Price Educational Scholarship Program awards funds for post-secondary education to eligible HACA members. The board recently voted to increase the amount of the scholarship award. Now two recipients will receive a $3,000 scholarship each for use within one academic year. This program is open to members with a bleeding disorder, as well as their siblings or parents. The scholarships may be used at any accredited non-profit college, university, vocational or technical school in the United States.

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HFA Medical/Health Services Educational Scholarship

One (1) scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $4,000.00 to a student pursuing a degree in the medical/healthcare services field. We have noticed over the years that many of our students in the bleeding disorders community are studying for a career in the medial field. Because we know how costly this can be, we created this scholarship specifically for those students to help further their goals.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • A person with a bleeding disorder or related to someone with a bleeding disorder
  • Must be pursuing a degree in the medical/healthcare services field

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HFA Parent/Sibling/Child Educational Scholarship

One (1) scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $2,000.00 to the immediate family member of a person with a bleeding disorder.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a parent/sibling/child of a person with a bleeding disorder
  • May or may not have a bleeding disorder themselves
  • Seeking a post-secondary education from a college, university or trade school

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Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation Education Scholarship

Scholarships are offered to individuals and families living with a bleeding disorder. It is GLHF’s goal that those living with bleeding disorders have access to educational opportunities that will enhance their lives and prepare them to become self sufficient and productive members of the work force.

Scholarship Program Goals

  • Improved patient and family access to insurance
  • Decreased dependency on public resources or support
  • Increased commitment to the bleeding disorders community

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Hemophilia Foundation of Minnesota/Dakotas Scholarship Program

Qualified applicants must be a person with an inherited bleeding disorder who is a legal resident of Minnesota and South Dakota, and/or a patient of one of HFMD’s affiliated Hemophilia Treatment Centers in these states. The HFMD Scholarship must be used to pursue a course of post-secondary education.

The completed scholarship application, letters of recommendation, and transcripts must be received by HFMD no later than June l, 2018 to be considered for the following academic year.

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Midwest Hemophilia Association Scholarship

Any post secondary undergraduate student who has been diagnosed with a bleeding disorder and lives in the service area of the Midwest Hemophilia Association. The service area has been defined as western Missouri and eastern Kansas. The scholarship is for continuing education via college or trade school.

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Herb Schlaughenhoupt, Jr. Memoral Scholarship

Two awards honor the memory of Herb Schlaughenhoupt, Jr., one of the founders of the Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation, the third award honors the memory of Terry D. Turner, who was Chair of the Hemophilia Advisory Committee, and the fourth award honors the memory of Betty Meadors Mattingly, a longtime supporter and volunteer of KHF.

Applicant must be a resident of Kentucky (regardless of where applicant attends school) and/or receive treatment for his/her bleeding disorder in Kentucky.

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Joshua Gomes Memorial Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: 07/15/2018
  • Eligibility:

The Joshua Gomes Memorial Scholarship Fund aims to lay a path for hope for young adults like Josh – those with HIV/AIDS – by providing academic scholarships to universities of their choice.

Scholarships are awarded based on a combination of merit and need. We hope to allow Josh’s love for learning and community service to continue through another young adult who also exhibits these qualities.

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BioMatrix Joe Holibaugh Memorial Scholarship

The BioMatrix Memorial Scholarship Program is administered in partnership by Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA).

Joe Holibaugh (1971- 2006) Living with severe hemophilia and an inhibitor, Joe met many challenges, but he faced these difficulties as opportunities to grow, embracing life fully with his entire being. Joe worked hard to impart this approach to others, bringing many together with his unique style of wit and humor. Joe’s work lives on in the hearts of his many friends and family who love him dearly. He will always be remembered for his strength, love and resolve to make a difference for the bleeding disorders community.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Men and Women diagnosed with hemophilia A or B and an inhibitor
  • Must be a United States resident
  • Must have applied and been accepted to an accredited college, university or technical school in the United States on a full-time basis (12 credit hours or more)
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale during entire senior year of high school or current year of college or graduate school
  • Letter of medical Verification
  • Letter of Recommendation from an instructor, school administrator, employer, church leader, volunteer coordinator, or other professional person
  • Copy of most recent Transcripts
  • Copy of ACT or SAT scores (incoming freshmen only)
  • Proof of Admissionto the college/university/technical school (required for incoming freshman)
  • Outline of Work Experienceor resume
  • 300 to 400 word Essay
  • Employees and family members affiliated with BioMatrix and it’s family of companies are not eligible to apply

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BioMatrix Mark Coats Memorial Scholarship

The BioMatrix Memorial Scholarship Program is administered in partnership by Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA).

Mark Coats (1956-1963) Just a young child when he passed from hemophilia-related issues, Mark was born in an entirely different era of bleeding disorders treatment and was not able to live a near normal life as most people with hemophilia do today. With his smiling eyes and sweet grin, we are reminded that every child deserves a chance to lead a full and happy life. We look to Mark as a reminder of what living with a bleeding disorder was like not that long ago and how blessed we are to have the treatments and medical advances we have today.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Men and women diagnosed with hemophilia
  • Must be a United States resident
  • Must have applied and been accepted to an accredited college, university or technical school in the United States on a full-time basis (12 credit hours or more)
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale during entire senior year of high school or current year of college or graduate school
  • Letter of medical Verification
  • Letter of Recommendationan instructor, school administrator, employer, church leader, volunteer coordinator, or other professional person
  • Copy of most recent Transcripts
  • Copy of ACT or SATscores (incoming freshmen only)
  • Proof of Admissionto the college/university/technical school (required for incoming freshman)
  • Outline of Work Experienceor resume
  • 300 to 400 word Essay
  • Employees and family members affiliated with BioMatrix and it’s family of companies are not eligible to apply

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BioMatrix Mike Hylton Memorial Scholarship

The BioMatrix Memorial Scholarship Program is administered in partnership by Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA).

Mike Hylton (1945-1998) A man of great character and steadiness, Mike faced some of the most physically daunting and mortal challenges that people with severe hemophilia could encounter. During the blood crisis of the 1980s, Mike met the challenges with class and a concern for others not only in the bleeding disorder community, but also those affected with HIV. He was a thoughtful, analytical and spiritual individual – patient and tolerant of others, but certainly willing and capable to express his opinions and beliefs. While some felt it was more important to speak, he knew that it was more effective to listen. Mike found great comfort in his faith and family.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Men diagnosed with hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease or their immediate family member
  • Must be a United States resident
  • Must have applied and been accepted to an accredited college, university or technical school in the United States on a full-time basis (12 credit hours or more)
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale during entire senior year of high school or current year of college or graduate school
  • Letter of medical Verification
  • Letter of Recommendation from an instructor, school administrator, employer, church leader, volunteer coordinator, or other professional person
  • Copy of most recent Transcripts
  • Copy of ACT or SAT scores (incoming freshmen only)
  • Proof of Admissionto the college/university/technical school (required for incoming freshman)
  • Outline of Work Experience or resume
  • 300 to 400 word Essay
  • Employees and family members affiliated with BioMatrix and it’s family of companies are not eligible to apply

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BioMatrix Millie Gonzalez Memorial Scholarship

The BioMatrix Memorial Scholarship Program is administered in partnership by Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA).

Millie Gonzalez (1953-2001) A devoted wife and mother as well as a pioneer dedicated to advocacy, Millie promoted awareness of the unique struggles faced by women with a bleeding disorder and those caring for an individual affected by a bleeding disorder. She was married to Papo Gonzalez, a person with hemophilia and well known advocate in his own right, who passed prior to Millie. She was a tireless advocate not only for women, but also for people of Hispanic heritage affected with bleeding disorders. Although loving, compassionate and gentle, Millie had the heart of a tiger and fought each day for her own survival while inspiring others to achieve and succeed.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Women diagnosed with hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease
  • Must be a United States resident
  • Must have applied and been accepted to an accredited college, university or technical school in the United States on a full-time basis (12 credit hours or more)
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale during entire senior year of high school or current year of college or graduate school
  • Letter of medical Verification
  • Letter of Recommendation from an instructor, school administrator, employer, church leader, volunteer coordinator, or other professional person
  • Copy of most recent Transcripts
  • Copy of ACT or SATscores (incoming freshmen only)
  • Proof of Admissionto the college/university/technical school (required for incoming freshman)
  • Outline of Work Experience or resume
  • 300 to 400 word Essay
  • Employees and family members affiliated with BioMatrix and it’s family of companies are not eligible to apply

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BioMatrix Ron Niederman Memorial Scholarship

The BioMatrix Memorial Scholarship Program is administered in partnership by Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA).

Ron Niederman (1950-1999) Born with severe hemophilia when treatment for people with bleeding disorders was nonexistent predisposed Ron as with many of his generation to a lifetime of pain, struggle for better care, and the fight against stigma and prejudice. Ron endured challenges and faced each with grace and an air of, “I can handle that, no problem.” He exemplified the meaning of compassion towards others and practiced more than preached what it meant to be an advocate. He was a great friend and a trusted source of advice and wisdom. Ron’s commitment to the bleeding disorder community was surpassed only by his love for his family.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Men diagnosed with hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease or their immediate family member
  • Must be a United States resident
  • Must have applied and been accepted to an accredited college, university or technical school in the United States on a full-time basis (12 credit hours or more)
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale during entire senior year of high school or current year of college or graduate school
  • Letter of medical Verification
  • Letter of Recommendation from an instructor, school administrator, employer, church leader, volunteer coordinator, or other professional person
  • Copy of most recent Transcripts
  • Copy of ACT or SAT scores (incoming freshmen only)
  • Proof of Admissionto the college/university/technical school (required for incoming freshman)
  • Outline of Work Experience or resume
  • 300 to 400 word Essay
  • Employees and family members affiliated with BioMatrix and it’s family of companies are not eligible to apply

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BioMatrix Tim Kennedy Memorial Scholarship

The BioMatrix Memorial Scholarship Program is administered in partnership by Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA).

Tim Kennedy (1962- 2011) Those who knew Tim remember his ability to make most anyone smile and share a hearty laugh. Though life had dealt him a rough hand, Tim kept an air about him that was truly inspiring. As a father and husband, the love he showed his two children and wife knew no bounds. As a friend, he was always ready to listen, share and comfort – most often with his signature sense of humor. As a member of the bleeding disorders community, Tim was devoted to helping his peers look past their health conditions and enjoy every moment of life for all it’s worth.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Men diagnosed with hemophilia A or B
  • Must be a United States resident
  • Must have applied and been accepted to an accredited college, university or technical school in the United States on a full-time basis (12 credit hours or more)
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale during entire senior year of high school or current year of college or graduate school
  • Letter of medical Verification
  • Letter of Recommendation from an instructor, school administrator, employer, church leader, volunteer coordinator, or other professional person
  • Copy of most recent Transcripts
  • Copy of ACT or SAT scores (incoming freshmen only)
  • Proof of Admissionto the college/university/technical school (required for incoming freshman)
  • Outline of Work Experience or resume
  • 300 to 400 word Essay
  • Employees and family members affiliated with BioMatrix and it’s family of companies are not eligible to apply

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BDANENY Scholarship

The Bleeding Disorders Association of Northeastern New York scholarship is awarded once per year. It may be used at accredited vocational or undergraduate programs. The scholarship may be up to $500 per academic year.

Eligibility:

Applicants must be individuals with or immediate family members of individuals with a congenital bleeding disorder and be dues-paying members of the Bleeding Disorders Association of Northeastern New York.

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Eric Dostie Memorial College Scholarship

The Eric Dostie Memorial College Scholarship was created to honor the memory of Eric Dostie by awarding financial assistance to students with hemophilia or a related bleeding disorder, or to their family members. Students must be citizens of the United States, and enrolled full-time in an accredited two- or four-year college program.

The scholarship will award $1,000 each to 10 students who can best demonstrate scholastic achievement, community service and financial need. Applicants must submit an essay describing how his or her education will be used to serve humankind and to encourage self-improvement and enrichment.

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Dugdale-Van Eys Scholarship

Applications are available for the Dugdale – van Eys Scholarship. Scholarships are for college-bound high school seniors (graduate or GED), college students, technical school students. Must have a bleeding disorder or the child, spouse or guardian of a person with a bleeding disorder.

Applicants must receive treatment in Tennessee.

Application deadline is April 1st of each year.

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Eric Delson Memorial Scholarship Program

The Eric Delson Memorial Scholarship is intended for college, vocational or private school students that are clinically diagnosed with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease. Three renewable $2,500 scholarships are awarded each year for new or current college or vocational-technical school students, and one renewable $1,500 scholarship is awarded to a student attending private school, grades 7-12.

This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services, a department of Scholarship America. Scholarship Management Services is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, or disability.

Students interested in applying must complete a college or private school application and send it with a current transcript of grades to Scholarship America, postmarked no later than July 1.

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Education is Power Scholarship

Since starting the scholarship program in 2006, the MedPro Rx Education is Power Scholarship program has provided 454 scholarships totaling over $445,000 to students nationwide who have hemophilia A, hemophilia B or von Willebrand Disease (vWD).

ELIGIBILITY

Eligible scholarship applicants include individuals living with Hemophilia and von Willebrand Disease. A minimum of 20 scholarships will be awarded ranging in value from $500-$2,500. Scholarships will be awarded based on the following requirements:

  1. Must have a bleeding disorder as defined above
  2. Must be a United States resident
  3. Must be entering or attending a community college, junior college, four-year college, university, or vocational school in the fall of 2016
  4. Community involvement and/or volunteer work

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Nate Slack Scholarship

The Nate Slack Scholarship award, presented by HF healthcare, wants to honor
memory and a giving spirit of Nate Slack by providing two (2) $1,000 educational
scholarships.

The scholarships are made available to people with hemophilia or a related bleeding
disorder, or to a person within the immediate family who is attending or has been
accepted to attend a two or four year college or trade school.

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Education Advantage- Scholarships for our Community

EDUCATION ADVANTAGE is a scholarship program designed to help people with a bleeding disorder pay for school and continue their education. It can be a great start on the road to developing your career and getting involved with the community.

The program is open to anyone with hemophilia A or B (factor VIII or IX deficiency), including those with inhibitors, as well as von Willebrand disease, regardless of which brand of treatment they use.

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Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan Academic Scholarship

Who can apply: Individuals within the bleeding disorders community who reside in the state of Michigan are eligible for HFM academic scholarships. This includes those with bleeding disorders (clotting disorders are not eligible for this scholarship) and immediate family members (parent, sibling, grandchild) of those with a bleeding disorder.

Amount: Two awards of $2,500 each

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Beth Carew Memorial Scholarship

The Beth Carew Memorial Scholarship Program is an annual competitive educational scholarship sponsored by the Foundation. This scholarship was created in honor of Beth Carew. Beth was an energetic, bright, loving, and caring woman.

Eligibility:

1. Applicants must be diagnosed with an inherited bleeding disorder.
2. Applicants must have volunteered time and energy to directly benefit the bleeding disorders community.
3. Applicants must be entering or attending an accredited 2 year or 4 year undergraduate institution in the United States to obtain their first undergraduate degree.
4. Applicants who are past recipients of the Beth Carew Memorial Scholarship may reapply throughout their undergraduate career.

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