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Scholarships 2017

Last updated 2/27/2017

 

Empowering yourself to design and elevate your life requires education. The hemophilia community is fortunate to have abundant scholarships available to current and future college students with bleeding disorders to help them get the education they need to live the lives they dream.

Shire Education Advantage Scholarship Program

Amount:

Multiple scholarships will be awarded up to:

  • College/University - $7,000 renewable for up to three additional years
  • Community College/Technical School: $1,000 — renewable up to one additional year
  • GED: $150 (one time only)

Candidate:

The scholarship program is open to people with hemophilia A or B (factor VIII or IX deficiency), including those with inhibitors (factor VIII or IX deficiency),or von Willebrands Disease, regardless of which brand of treatment they use. The program provides financial aid for a wide variety of educational options, including four-year bachelor's degrees, associate's degrees, technical/vocational certifications, as well as the GED Test.

Deadline:

March 17

Contact:

Scholarship America (program administrator)
877-544-3018
www.scholarsapply.org/shire
shire@scholarshipamerica.org
www.baxaltahematology.com/us/bleeding-disorders-info/education-advantage.html

Beth Carew Memorial Scholarship

Amount:

$3,000-$6,000 to various recipients

Candidate:

Persons who have been diagnosed with an inherited bleeding disorder, have volunteered time and energy to directly benefit the bleeding disorders community, and are entering or attending an accredited 2- or 4-year undergraduate institution in the United States to obtain their first undergraduate degree.

Deadline:

April 12, 2017

Contact:

The Colburn-Keenan Foundation
800-966-2431
fax: 888-345-0259
admin@colkeen.org
www.colkeen.org/?page_id=123

Hemophilia of North Carolina Educational Scholarships

Amount:

$500 to $3,000

Candidate:

Persons diagnosed with a bleeding disorder, caregivers of a child or adult affected by a bleeding disorder, or persons with a sibling or parent in the same household affected by a bleeding disorder. Must be seeking education from an accredited college, university, or certified training program. You do not have to be a resident of North Carolina to apply.

Deadline:

May 1

Contact:

Chris Barnes
cbarnes@diplomat.is
866-442-4679
diplomat.is/pieces-of-interest/hemophilia-of-north-carolina-educational-scholarship-program/

Calvin Dawson Memorial Scholarship

Amount:

Number and amount of scholarships varies

Candidate:

Florida resident with a bleeding disorder attending a college, university, or trade school.

Deadline:

April 30

Contact:

Hemophilia Foundation of Greater Florida
1350 North Orange Avenue, Suite 227
Winterpark, FL 32789
800-293-6527
www.hemophiliaflorida.org/scholarships.html

Eric Dostie Memorial College Scholarship

Amount:

Ten $1,000 scholarships

Candidate:

Students with hemophilia or a related bleeding disorder, or their family members. Must be citizens of the United States and enrolled full-time in an accredited two- or four-year college program.

Deadline:

March 1

Contact:

NuFACTOR Scholarship Administrator
41093 County Center Drive
Temecula, CA 92591
800-323-6832 x 1300
www.nufactor.com/EricDostieMemorial.aspx

Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan Academic Scholarship

Amount:

Two $2,500 scholarships.

Candidate:

Persons with bleeding disorders, or their immediate family members. Must be a Michigan resident.

Deadline:

March 20

Contact:

Lisa Clothier, Outreach and Community Education Manager
1921 West Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
734-961-3512
800-482-3041
FAX 734-544-0095
lclothier@hfmich.org
www.hfmich.org/?module=Page&sID=scholarships

HFA Educational Scholarship

Amount:

Two $2,000 scholarships

Candidate:

Students with bleeding disorders seeking post-secondary education from a college, university, or trade school.

Deadline:

May 15

Contact:

Hemophilia Federation of America
820 First Street NE, Suite 720
Washington DC 20002
202-675-6984
800-230-9797
FAX 202-675-6983
info@hemophiliafed.org
www.hemophiliafed.org/programs/educational-scholarships/hfa-scholarships/

HFA Parent/Sibling/Child Educational Scholarship

Amount:

One $2,000 scholarship

Candidate:

Immediate family member of a person with a bleeding disorder (may or may not have a bleeding disorder themselves), seeking post-secondary education from a college, university, or trade school.

Deadline:

May 15

Contact:

Hemophilia Federation of America
820 First Street NE, Suite 720
Washington DC 20002
202-675-6984
800-230-9797
FAX 202-675-6983
info@hemophiliafed.org
www.hemophiliafed.org/programs/educational-scholarships/hfa-scholarships/

HFA Medical/Healthcare Services Educational Scholarship

Amount:

One $4,000 scholarship

Candidate:

Student pursuing a degree in the medical/healthcare services field. Must have or be related to someone with a bleeding disorder.

Deadline:

May 15

Contact:

Hemophilia Federation of America
820 First Street NE, Suite 720
Washington DC 20002
202-675-6984
800-230-9797
FAX 202-675-6983
info@hemophiliafed.org
www.hemophiliafed.org/programs/educational-scholarships/hfa-scholarships/

The Kevin Child Scholarship

Amount:

One $1,000 scholarship

Candidate:

Person with hemophilia A or B, who is either a high school senior with aspirations of attending an institute of higher education (college, university, or vocational-technical school) or a college student already pursuing a post-secondary education.

Deadline:

June 30

Contact:

National Hemophilia Foundation
7 Penn Plaza, Suite 1204
New York, NY 10001
800-424-2634

Soozie Courter Hemophilia Scholarship Program

Amount:

Five $4,000 graduate scholarships; ten $2,500 college scholarships, including vocational schools

Candidate:

Students who have hemophilia A or B or are carriers, either a) a high school senior, b) possessing a high school diploma or GED credential, or c) currently enrolled in an accredited junior college or vocational school.

Deadline:

May 5

Contact:

Hemophilia Hotline
1-844-202-9344
pfizerscholarship@inventivhealth.com
www.hemophiliavillage.com/hemophilia-scholarship-program