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Victory for Women Scholarships


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Victory for Women Scholarships

Victory for Women Scholarships

Anna DeSimone Women’s Scholarship for NHF's Annual Meeting

The NHF has created a yearly scholarship to honor the life and work of Anna DeSimone, a tireless advocate for issues affecting women with bleeding disorders; former staff member of NHF and founding member of the Foundation for Women and Girls with Blood Disorders. This scholarship is to fund a woman with a bleeding disorder to attend the NHF Annual Meeting, September 18-20, in Washington, D.C.

Please download the application for NHF's Annual Meeting and see further instructions contained in the application.

Applications must be submitted electronically by Friday, May 23, 2014. For additional information, please contact Sudha Sarode,

The Doreen McMullan McCarthy Memorial Academic Scholarship for Women with Bleeding Disorders – 2014

The NHF’s Victory for Women Program (V4W) sponsors an annual academic scholarship for women with bleeding disorders. This scholarship commemorates Doreen McMullan McCarthy, a young nurse and loving mother, who passed away from complications of Von Willebrand Disease in 1979 when she was 25 years old. This scholarship is named in her honor, and those family members who keep her spirit alive:  her mother, Connie McMullan, her brother, Patrick McMullan, and her son, Jamie McCarthy.

The scholarship is for one award of $2,500.00. Please download the application for this scholarship and read instructions closely.
Applications must be submitted by Friday, June 6, 2014 to Sudha Sarode, Or postmarked by the same date and sent to: Sudha Sarode, c/o NHF, 116 W. 32nd St., 11th Floor, New York, NY. 10001, attn: V4W Scholarship.