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Academic Scholarships
 

2014 List of Available Scholarships for Students with Bleeding Disorders

 

NHF/HANDI provides this current list of scholarships for general information purposes only. Prospective candidates will need to check with the individual sponsor or administrator of a given scholarship program for more details on specific criteria or procedures for submitting an application.     

 

April 2014 deadlines:

 

 

“Education Advantage Scholarship Program”, sponsored by Baxter Healthcare Corporation

Amount: Various awards ranging from $150 to $15,000/year; Renewable.

Candidate: Individuals with hemophilia A attending university, technical school or passing GED test.  (Submissions for GED assistance may be on a rolling basis.)

Deadline: April 15, 2014

Contact: Education Advantage University Scholarship Program
Scholarship Management Services
One Scholarship Way
Saint Peter, MN 56082

Phone: 877.544.3018

Email:  Baxter@scholarshipamerica.org  (*Program administered by Scholarship America)

Web: https://nava.baxter.com/nava/pages/publicContent/externalArticles/educationAdvantage2014.jsp

 

 

Beth Carew Memorial Scholarship Program
Amount: Total number of awards can vary each year (may be up to 20, $4,000 college awards)
Candidate: Must be an individual diagnosed with hemophilia, von Willebrand disease or other inherited bleeding disorder and either entering or attending an accredited 2- or 4-year undergraduate institution in the US.  High school seniors, undergrad freshmen, sophomores and juniors may also apply.  Students who are pursuing or resuming an undergrad degree later in adulthood may apply if there was a gap in their academic career.  Applicants will also need to show volunteer time spent directly benefitting the bleeding disorders community. 

Deadline: April 15, 2014

Contact: Colburn-Keenan Foundation, Inc.

P.O. Box 811

Enfield, CT 06083

Email: admin@colkeen.org

Phone: 800.966.2431
Web:
http://www.colkeen.org/?page_id=123

Scholarship link:  (Application is only available online and can be accessed via the website above or through the administrator, International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. (ISTS) - https://aim.applyists.net/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fColburnKeenan

 

 

 

 

 

Mike Hylton and Ron Niederman Memorial Scholarships
Amount: Ten, $1,000 awards
Candidates: Men with hemophilia or VWD or an immediate family member. Applicant must be a US resident and entering or attending a junior college, four-year college, university, or vocational school in Fall 2014. 

Deadline: April 30, 2014
Contact: Linda Leigh Sulser, Scholarship Liaison

Attn:  Scholarship Committee

Factor Support Network

900 Avenida Acaso, Suite A

Camarillo, CA 93012-8749

Phone: 805.388.9336 or toll-free 877.376.4968

Email: Scholarships@FactorSupport.com

Web: http://factorsupportnetwork.com/english/what-we-offer/scholarship-program/

 

 

Millie Gonzalez Memorial Scholarship

Amount: Five, $1000 awards

Candidate: Women with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease.  Applicant must be a US resident and either entering or attending a junior college, four-year college, university, or vocational school in Fall 2014.

Deadline: April 30, 2014

Contact: Linda Leigh Sulser, Scholarship Liaison

Attn:  Scholarship Committee

Factor Support Network

900 Avenida Acaso, Suite A

Camarillo, CA 93012-8749

Phone: 805.388.9336 or toll-free 877.376.4968

Email: Scholarships@FactorSupport.com

Web: http://factorsupportnetwork.com/english/what-we-offer/scholarship-program/

 

 

Hemophilia Federation of America

Amount:  Ten, $1,500 awards in total: seven general educational scholarships; one “Sibling Continuing Educational Scholarship”; one “Parent Continuing Educational Scholarship” and one “Artistic Encouragement Grant.” 
Candidates: Person with hemophilia or VWD, including parents and siblings attending any accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school in the US. Also includes an award for completing a visual/performing art project.

Deadline: April 30, 2014
Contact
: Hemophilia Federation of America 

210 7th Street SE, Suite 200 B

Washington, DC 20003

Phone: 800.230.9797
Web:
hemophiliafed.org/what-we-do/programs-and-services/educational-scholarships/

 


 

 

 

May 2014 deadlines:

 

BioRx/Hemophilia of North Carolina Educational Scholarship Program

Amount: Four scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,000

Candidate: Intended for individuals who are diagnosed with hemophilia, VWD or other bleeding-associated factor deficiency, or their siblings, parents or caregivers living within the same household. At least one scholarship is awarded to an applicant pursuing education in a health-related field from an accredited college or university or certified training program.
Deadline:
May 1, 2014
Contact: Chris Barnes of BioRx Hemophilia Services or Hemophilia of North Carolina: 800.990.5557

Phone: 866.442.4679 or 919.749.3196

Email: cbarnes@biorx.net

Web: http://www.biorxhemophilia.com/hemophilia-scholarships.aspx

 

 

“Education is Power” Scholarship

Amount:  A minimum of 20 scholarships will be awarded, ranging in value from $500-$2,500.

Candidate: Individuals living with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease and attending a community college, junior college, four-year college, university, or vocational school.  Must also be a U. resident.

Deadline: May 1, 2014

Contact: Kathy Robinette-Stoneberg, Scholarship Coordinator, MedPro Rx, Inc.

140 Northway Court

Raleigh, NC 27615-4916

Phone: 866.528.4963

Email: educationispower@medprorx.com or robinettestone@medprorx.com

Web: http://www.medprorx.com/scholarship.html

 

Lawrence Madeiros Scholarship
Amount: Multiple awards of $1,000 or more
Candidates: Student with an inherited bleeding disorder or other chronic disorder attending an accredited college or university.
Deadline:  May 1, 2014
Contact:  The Lawrence Madeiros Scholarship

P.O. Box 11

Mayfield, NY 12117
Phone: 518.863.8998
Web: 
www.adirondackspintacular.com/index.html

 

 

Professor Ulla Hedner Scholarship

Amount: Offers scholarship of up to $7,000.

Candidate: For high school seniors and college or vocational students.  This is a competitive scholarship.  (Please contact sponsor for additional information on eligibility–candidate may need to be affected by an inhibitor, acquired hemophilia or congenital factor VII deficiency).

Deadline: May 6, 2014

Contact: SevenSECURE®, Novo Nordisk, Inc.  (Administered by Scholarship Managers, Inc.)

Phone: 877.668.6777

Web: http://www.changingpossibilities-us.com/inhibitor/sevensecure-home.aspx

(Information listed under “Program Overview,” Education tab) 

 

June 2014 deadlines:

 

Kevin Child Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 award

Candidate: Individual diagnosed with hemophilia A or B and a high school senior with aspirations of attending a US college, university or vocational-technical school, or a college student already pursuing a post-secondary education, or a student in a graduate-level program. 

Deadline: June 3, 2014

Contact: NHF/HANDI 

Attn: KCS 2014

National Hemophilia Foundation

116 West 32nd Street, 11th Floor

New York, NY 10001

Phone: 800.424.2634

Web: www.hemophilia.org  

 

 

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

Amount: $2,500 award

Candidate: Applicants must be female residents of the U.S. and have a diagnosed bleeding or clotting disorder. *Note: this includes those with a diagnosis of von Willebrand disease, hemophilia, platelet disorder, or other factor deficiency, carrier status or clotting disorder.

Deadline: June 6, 2014

Contact: Sudha Sarode, ssarode@hemophilia.org

V4W Scholarship

Attn: Sudha Sarode

National Hemophilia Foundation

116 West 32nd Street, 11th Floor

New York, NY 10001

Phone: 800.424.2634

Web: www.hemophilia.org

 

 

 

 

Biogen Idec Hemophilia Scholarship Program

Amount: Individual awards ranging from $2,500-$7,000. In 2013, a total of $50,000 was awarded to 11 recipients with hemophilia and with diverse educational goals.  Biogen Idec is honored to continue itssupport of the community’s dreams in 2014 by planning to once again donate a total of $50,000 to multiple winners.

Candidate: Individuals with hemophilia A or B who are pursuing a vocational or technical certificate, a 2- or 4-year degree program, or graduate degree are encouraged to apply.  *Please visit website to review program criteria and guidelines for application. 

Deadline: June 12, 2014 
Contact
: Biogen Idec Grants Office:  617.914.1299

Email: grantsoffice@biogenidec.com

Web: http://biogenidechemophiliascholarships.com/

Soozie Courter “Sharing a Brighter Tomorrow” Hemophilia Scholarship Program
Amount: Five, $4,000 graduate study awards and twelve, $2,500 undergraduate college scholarships

Candidate: Student with hemophilia A or B who is a high school senior, has a high school diploma (or graduate equivalency diploma), currently enrolled in an accredited junior college, university (undergraduate or graduate) or vocational school.
Deadline:
June 18, 2014
Contact
: Pfizer Hemophilia
Hemophilia Scholarship Program

(QD Healthcare Group)

One Dock Street, Suite 520

Stamford, CT 06902

Phone: 888.999.2349 (between 9am-5pm ET)

Email: pfizerscholarship@qdhealthcare.com

Web: http://www.hemophiliavillage.com/resources-support/scholarship-assistance

 

 

 

 

July 2014 deadlines:

 

Eric Delson Memorial Scholarship Program
Amount
: Three renewable $2,500 scholarships are awarded each year for new or current college or vocational-technical school students, and one renewable $1,500 scholarship is awarded to a student attending private school, grades 7-12.
Candidate: Students clinically diagnosed with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease.
Deadline: July 1, 2014

Contact: CVS/Caremark

The Eric Delson Memorial Scholarship Program

Scholarship Management Services

One Scholarship Way

Saint Peter, Minnesota 56082
Phone: 866.792.2731
Web:
https://www.cvscaremarkspecialtyrx.com/wps/portal/specialty/patients/drugs-conditions/conditions/hemophilia/!ut/p/c4/04_SB8K8xLLM9MSSzPy8xBz9CP0os3hH97DQQANnczMgbWHg6O7s7RwUGGhoYGGsX5DtqAgA8Oj12w!!/#eric-delson-memorial-scholarship

 

Joshua Gomes Memorial Scholarship Fund

Amount: Multiple $1,000 awards

Candidates: Individuals living with HIV/AIDS accepted or enrolled in a college in the US

Deadline: July 15, 2014

Contact: Joshua Gomes Memorial Scholarship Fund

2700 South Emerson Street

Englewood, CO 80113-1737

Phone: 303.761.3055

Web: www.joshuagomes.org 

 

 

Christopher Mark Pitkin Memorial Scholarship

Amount: Scholarship awards vary from $500–$1,000
Candidate: All members of the hemophilia and bleeding disorders community, including spouses, siblings and children. In particular, persons living with hemophilia and HIV, and their family members are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be pursuing a post-high school or college or technical/trade school education.
Deadline: July 25, 2014
Contact:
Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California (HFSC)

6720 Melrose Avenue

Hollywood, CA 90038

Phone: 323.525.0440 

Email: ofcmgr@hemosocal.org

Web: www.hemosocal.org  (check HFSC home page “Latest News” section under the News tab)

 


 

 

 

 

 

The SevenSECURE® Adult Education Grant

Amount: Offers up to $2,500 in educational awards to take courses, continue training or learn skills for a new career. 

Candidate: For adults with an inhibitor, acquired hemophilia or congenital factor VII deficiency, or a primary caregiver.

Deadline: Ongoing

Contact: Novo Nordisk, Inc.  (Applications administered by Scholarship Managers, Inc.)

Phone: 877.668.6777

Web: http://www.changingpossibilities-us.com/inhibitor/sevensecure-home.aspx

(Information listed under “Program Overview,” Education tab) 

 

The SevenSECURE® Tutoring and Lesson Grant

Amount: Offers up to $500/yr to pay for tutors, home schooling, classes or sport lessons 

Candidate: For an individual affected by an inhibitor, acquired hemophilia or congenital factor VII deficiency.  Please check with sponsor for more detailed eligibility criteria. 

Deadline: Ongoing

Contact: Novo Nordisk, Inc.  (Applications administered by Scholarship Managers, Inc.)

Phone: 877.668.6777

Web: http://www.changingpossibilities-us.com/inhibitor/sevensecure-home.aspx

(Information listed under “Program Overview,” Education tab) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This list was compiled by HANDI on April 1, 2014.  Additions or revisions can be emailed directly to: handi@hemophilia.org. 

 

Also check with your local chapter and/or hemophilia treatment center to see if it offers a scholarship within your state.