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Scholarships 2014

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.

Beth Carew Memorial Scholarship

Amount:

Ten $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
www.colkeen.org

Biogen Idec Hemophilia Scholarship Program

Amount:

Biogen Idec 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, 2014

Contact:

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

 

The BioRX/Hemophilia North Carolina Educational Scholarships

Amount:

Four $2,000 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.biorx.net/hemophilia-2011-biorx-scholarship.php

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 Scholarship Fund

Amount:

Three $1,500 scholarships

Candidate:

Any individual who is diagnosed with a congenital or acquired chronic bleeding disorder is eligible. The applicant must have maintained a GPA of 2.5 or above and are enrolled or plan to enroll, as a full or part-time student at an accredited vocational/trade school, technical school, junior college, or a four-year college/university.

Deadline:

April 1

Contact:

Comprehensive Bleeding Disorders Center
Tom Joseph
Outreach Coordinator
4727 N. Sheridan Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
Phone: (309) 688-1345
Email: tjoseph@compbleed.com
www.compbleed.com
Direct Scholarship Link: https://www.scholarselect.com/scholarships/13893-2014-comprehensive-bleeding-disorders-center-scholarship-fund

Education Advantage Scholarship Program, Supported by Baxter

Amount:

Up to $15,000/year to attend 4-year colleges and universities (multiple scholarships available)

Up to $2,500/year to attend community college or vocational/technical programs (multiple scholarships available)

Up to $150 reimbursement for passing the GED Test (multiple scholarships available)

Candidate:

Teenagers and adults with hemophilia A or inhibitors.  For scholarships, applicants must be enrolled in, or planning to enroll in, an accredited college, university, community college, or technical/vocational school.  For GED Assistance, applicants must have recently passed the GED Test.

Deadline:

April 1

Contact:

Scholarship America (program administrator)
800-537-4180
www.myeducationadvantage.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 (applications available in January)

Contact:

HFM Academic Assistance
The Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan
1921 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48198
734-544-0015
800-482-3041
http://www.hfmich.org/

HFA Artistic Endeavors Scholarship

Amount:

$1,500

Candidate:

Person with blood-clotting disorder not necessarily attending college. Scholarship can be used for producing a play, writing a book, painting, publishing or another artistic endeavor. Imagination and portfolio required.

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 Educational Scholarship

Amount:

Between one and three $1,500 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:

$1,500

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:

$1,500

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, 2014
To download application, please visit www.matrixhealthgroup.com

Contact:

Maria Vetter: maria.vetter@matrixhealthgroup.com

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

Mike Hylton and Ron Niederman Memorial Scholarship

Amount:

Ten $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:

Five $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

Salvatore E. Quinci Foundation Scholarship

Amount:

Two $2,000 scholarships

Candidate:

Person diagnosed with hemophilia or other bleeding disorder accepted into an accredited university, college or vocational/technical school.

Deadline:

April 5

Contact:

Salvatore E. Quinci Foundation, Inc.
178 Florence Street
Melrose, MA 02176
781-760-7138
www.seqfoundation.org

SevenSECURE Adult Education Grants

Amount:

Grants of up to $2500

Candidate:

Adults with inhibitors can apply for grants up to $2500 for training to help improve their career or transition to a new one.

Deadline:

Year-round

Contact:

SevenSECURE
1-877-NOVO-777
SevenSECURE@rxcrossroads.com
www.sevensecure.com

SevenSECURE K-12 Edu-Grants

Amount:

Grants of up to $500 per person per year

Candidate:

K-12th grade tutoring for any consumer with hemophilia and inhibitors are awarded up to $500 a year to help families who require additional tutoring or other forms of learning help.

Deadline:

Year-round

Contact:

SevenSECURE
1-877-NOVO-777
SevenSECURE@rxcrossroads.com
www.sevensecure.com

SevenSECURE: Ulla Hedner Scholarship

Amount:

Scholarship of up to $7000

Candidate:

Adults with inhibitors can apply for scholarships up to $7000 planning to attend or attending as a full-time student at a college or university

Deadline:

April 30

Contact:

SevenSECURE
1-877-NOVO-777
SevenSECURE@rxcrossroads.com
www.sevensecure.com

Soozie Courter "Sharing a Brighter Tomorrow" Hemophilia Scholarship Program

Amount:

Twelve $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)