John W. Cavanaugh Adult Education Scholarship

Funding Organization

New England Hemophilia Association



Amount Varies


March 31, 2023
About the Scholarship

This scholarship is provided to the NEHA community in memory of John W. Cavanaugh. John worked full time while raising a family and attending Northeastern University to earn a college degree. He never let his hemophilia stop him from striving to provide a better life for himself and his family. Read John’s full story here.

This is intended only for adults who are looking to continue to their education via college, trade school, or continuing education classes. This is not intended for high school students.

The applicant must:

  • Be a United States citizen or legally living permanently in the United States.
  • Be a current member of the New England Hemophilia Association. Become a member here.
  • Be one of the following:
    • An adult diagnosed with a bleeding disorder.
    • A parent/caregiver of someone with a bleeding disorder.
    • The spouse of someone with a bleeding disorder.

Previous recipients of this scholarship may reapply throughout their academic career, but preference will be given to first-time applicants.

Applications were accepted until Friday, March 31, 2023. More information about this scholarship will be provided in early 2024.

Please note: the recipients must provide NEHA with a bill from the educational institution. Funds will be provided directly to the institution. Failure to do so before December 31, 2023 will result in forfeiture of the prize.