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Scholarships 2016

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.

Baxalta's 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 Ė 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 bachelorís degrees, associateís degrees, technical/vocational certifications, as well as the GED Test.

Deadline:

April 29

Contact:

Scholarship America (program administrator)
877-544-3018
www.scholarsapply.org/baxalta
baxalta@scholarshipamerica.org

Beth Carew Memorial Scholarship

Amount:

Twenty $4,000.00 scholarships awarded

Candidate:

Available to undergraduate students in the US with inherited bleeding disorders

Deadline:

Applications only accepted 2/1 through 4/15

Contact:

Colburn-Keenan Foundation
PO Box 811 Enfield, CT 06083
phone: 800-966-2431
or applications are available on the website at
http://www.colkeen.org

Biogen Hemophilia Scholarship Program

Amount:

Biogen Hemophilia offers multiple scholarships totaling $50,000 with individual awards ranging from $2,500 - $7,000.

Candidate:

US citizens and legal permanent residents with hemophilia A or B who are pursuing a vocational or technical certificate, a 2- or 4-year degree program or graduate degree. Eligible applicants include high school seniors or graduates, or college students (undergraduate or graduate) enrolled in a 2- or 4-year accredited college, university, or vocational/technical school.

Deadline:

due by midnight on June 12

Contact:

Biogen Grants Office: 617-914-1299 or grantsoffice@biogen.com / visit  www.biogenhemophiliascholarships.com to apply today!

 

The BioRX/Hemophilia North Carolina Educational Scholarships

Amount:

Four $3,000 scholarships

Candidate:

Caregivers of children affected with bleeding disorders; a person diagnosed with a bleeding disorder; or a sibling of a person diagnosed; must be in an accredited college or university and interested in obtaining a degree in the medical field. You do not have to be a resident of North Carolina to apply. Contact cbarnes@biorx.net (Chris Barnes) for an application.

Deadline:

May 1

Contact:

Chris Barnes
Hemophilia of North Carolina
PO Box 70
Cary, NC 27512-0070
(919) 749-3196
http://www.biorxhemophilia.com/hemophilia-scholarships.aspx

Calvin Dawson Memorial Scholarship

Amount:

Number and amount of scholarships varies

Candidate:

Florida resident with 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

Comprehensive Bleeding Disorders Center Scholarship

Amount:

Three $1,500 scholarships

Candidate:

Any individual with congenital or chronic bleeding disorders; must be in an accredited college or university. The scholarship will be paid directly to the school of the recipientís choice. Complete the online application at www.compbleed.com.

Deadline:

April 1

Contact:

Tom Joseph
CBDC
4727 N. Sheridan Rd.
Peoria, IL 61614
Tel: (309) 688-1345 (ext. 118)
Fax: (309) 688-0917
www.compbleed.com

Eric Dostie Memorial College Scholarship

Amount:

Ten $1,000 scholarships

Candidate:

Persons with hemophilia or a related bleeding disorder, or their family members, who are 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?Section=Resources

Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan Academic Scholarship

Amount:

Two $2,500 scholarships.

Candidate:

Person, or immediate family member, with hemophilia or other inherited bleeding disorder residing in Michigan.

Deadline:

March 30 (applications available in January)

Contact:

HFM Academic Assistance
The Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan: Lisa Clothier
1921 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48198
734-961-3512
800-482-3041
http://www.hfmich.org/

HFA Educational Scholarship

Amount:

Two $2,000 scholarships

Candidate:

Person with a blood-clotting disorder attending any accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocation/technical school in the US.

Deadline:

April 30

Contact:

Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA)
210 7th St. SE Suite 200B
Washington, DC 20003
202-675-6984
800-230-9797
Fax: 202-675-6983
www.hemophiliafed.org

HFA Parent Continuing Education Scholarship

Amount:

$2,000

Candidate:

Parent of a school-age child with a blood-clotting disorder. For use in furthering the parent's own education.

Deadline:

April 30

Contact:

Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA)
210 7th St. SE Suite 200B
Washington, DC 20003
202-675-6984
800-230-9797
Fax: 202-675-6983
www.hemophiliafed.org

HFA Sibling Continuing Education Scholarship

Amount:

$2,000

Candidate:

Sibling of a person with a blood-clotting disorder. For use in furthering the sibling's own education at a college, university or trade school.

Deadline:

April 30

Contact:

Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA)
210 7th St. SE Suite 200B
Washington, DC 20003
202-675-6984
800-230-9797
Fax: 202-675-6983
www.hemophiliafed.org

Joe Holibaugh & Tim Kennedy Memorial Scholarship Program

Amount:

Two $1,000 scholarships awarded

Candidate:

Person with hemophilia or VWD. Must be a high school senior planning to attend college, university or vocational school, or a college student pursuing post-secondary education.

Deadline:

Applications must be postmarked by August 1
To download application, please visit www.matrixhealthgroup.com

Contact:

Maria Vetter: maria.vetter@matrixhealthgroup.com

Josh Gordy Educational Scholarship

Amount:

Three $1,000 scholarships

Candidate:

Individuals diagnosed with hemophilia who are entering or attending an accredited 2- or 4-year undergraduate institution in the United States.

Deadline:

August 5
To download application, please visit www.hemophilia.org/Community-Resources/Scholarships/Josh-Gordy-Educational-Scholarship

Contact:

Felix Olaya: folaya@hemophilia.org

The Kevin Child Scholarship

Amount:

$500 and $1,000

Candidate:

Person with hemophilia or VWD. Must be a high school senior planning to attend college, university or vocational school, or a college student pursuing post-secondary education.

Deadline:

June 27

Contact:

Renee LaBrew
Dept. of Finance, Administration & MIS
The National Hemophilia Foundation
116 West 32nd Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10001-3212
(212) 328-3700
(800) 42-HANDI

Or: Mary Child Smoot
(203) 968-2776

Michael Bendix Sutton Foundation

Amount:

Two $2,000 scholarships

Candidate:

Person with hemophilia pursuing pre-law study.

Deadline:

March 30

Contact:

Michael Bendix Sutton Foundation
c/o Marion B. Sutton
300 Maritine Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601
http://www.hemophilia.org

Mike Hylton and Ron Niederman Memorial Scholarship

Amount:

$1,000 scholarships

Candidate:

For men with bleeding disorders and their immediate family members. This scholarship was established in 1999 to honor the memory of Mike Hylton (1945-1998) and Ron Niederman (1950-1999).

Deadline:

April 30

Contact:

Bernice Diaz
Administrative Support
Factor Support Network
Phone: (805) 388-9336
Toll Free: (877) 376-4968
Fax: 805-482-6324
Email: bernicediaz@factorsupport.com
www.factorsupport.com/scholarships

Millie Gonzalez Memorial Scholarship

Amount:

Two $1,000 scholarships

Candidate:

The scholarship is awarded to women with hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease and was established to honor the memory of Millie Gonzalez (1953-2001), who was a firm believer in educational opportunities.

Deadline:

April 30

Contact:

Bernice Diaz
Administrative Support
Factor Support Network
Phone: (805) 388-9336
Toll Free: (877) 376-4968
Fax: 805-482-6324
Email: bernicediaz@factorsupport.com
www.factorsupport.com/scholarships

Soozie Courter "Sharing a Brighter Tomorrow" Hemophilia Scholarship Program

Amount:

Ten $2,500 college undergraduate scholarships and five $4,000 graduate scholarships.

Candidate:

Students with hemophilia A or B. The program is open to high school seniors, students who have completed high school or an equivalent program (eg, graduate equivalency diploma [GED]), and students enrolled in junior college, college (undergraduate or graduate), or vocational school.

Deadline:

May 24

Contact:

Pfizer
1-888-999-2349
www.hemophiliavillage.com (Programs & Services)