Scholarships

For clarification on any of the scholarships listed below, please contact the individual sponsor for each respective program.

This list was compiled by HANDI and revised January 2011.
To request a Scholarship Resource Packet, please call HANDI at 1-800-424-2634 or e-mail: handi@hemophilia.org.

Alex Lieber Memorial Scholarship

Person with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease accepted by an accredited college, university, or vocational/technical school.

Amount: Two $1,000 awards
Deadline: June 1, 2011
Contact Info:
La Kelley Communications, Inc
65 Central Street
Georgetown, MA 01833

Phone: (800) 249-7977
Website: www.kelleycom.com

Beth Carew Memorial Scholarship

Person with hemophilia, von Willebrand disease or other inherited bleeding disorder enrolled in an accredited college.

Amount: Ten $4,000 college awards
Deadline: April 15, 2011
Contact Info:
Colburn-Keenan Foundation, Inc.

Phone: (800) 966-2431
Website: www.colburnkeenan.org

Bill McAdam Scholarship Fund

The scholarship is available for persons with hemophilia, von Willebrands, their partners, spouses, parents, children, siblings, or other significant family members. It is intended for post-secondary education, including college, trade or technical school, or other certification programs. The award will be given directly to the institution you plan to attend in the term beginning in the fall of 2011.

Amount: One $2,000 award
Deadline: May 15, 2011
Print Application
Contact Info:
Cathy McAdam

Phone: (313) 563-1412
E-mail: mcmcadam@gmail.com

BioRx/Hemophilia of North Carolina Educational Scholarships

Intended for caregivers of children affected with bleeding disorders, a person who has been diagnosed with hemophilia, or their sibling. Preference will be given to a hemophilia community member, parent and family members seeking healthcare related education from an accredited college or university or certified training program.

Amount: Four $2,000 awards
Deadline: May 1, 2011
Contact Info:
BioRx

Phone: (866) 442-4679
Website: www.biorx.net

Bob Hersh Memorial Scholarship

High School seniors, graduates, or students in good standing who are already enrolled in a post-secondary program, and planning to enroll in a course of study at an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university, or vocational technical school program or certified training program, with priority given to undergraduate study. A person affected directly or indirectly by Hemophilia ,von Willebrand Disease, hereditary bleeding disorder and entering a helping or teaching profession may apply for this scholarship.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 4, 2011
Contact Info:
Mary Gooley Hemophilia Center
1415 Portland Avenue, Suite 500
Rochester, NY 14612

Phone: (585) 922-5700
Website: www.hemocenter.org

Christopher Pitkin Memorial Scholarship

All members of the hemophilia and bleeding disorders community, including spouses, siblings and children.

Amount: Amounts of scholarships vary from $500 - $1,000
Deadline: not yet posted
Contact Info:
Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California
6720 Melrose Avenue
Hollywood, CA 90038

Phone: (323) 525-0440
Website: www.hemosocal.org

“Education Advantage”

Individuals with hemophilia A attending university, technical school or passing GED test.

Amount: Various awards ranging from $150 to $15,000
Deadline: April 1, 2011 (various dates for GED assistance)
Contact Info:
Baxter Healthcare

Phone: (877) 544-3018
Website: www.myeducationadvantage.com

“Education is Power” Scholarship

Individuals living with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease attending college or vocational school.

Amount: A minimum of twenty scholarships will be awarded ranging in value from $500-$2,500
Deadline: May 1, 2011
Contact Info:
MedPro Rx, Inc.

Phone: (866) 528-4963
Website: www.medprorx.com

“Education Factor” Scholarship

U.S. citizens with hemophilia, von Willebrand disease or factor VII deficiency and their immediate family members planning to attend an accredited college, private preparatory, graduate or vo-tech school.

Amount: Several awards ranging from $500 to $1500
Deadline: June 1, 2011
Contact Info:
Medex BioCare Pharmacy, LLC
Phone: (866) 755-6339
Website: www.medexbiocare.com

Edu-Grants (for K-12 learning assistance)

People with hemophilia diagnosed with an inhibitor or individuals with factor VII deficiency.

Amount: Up to $500 financial award per child per year to help pay for tutors or learning assistance when students (K-12) miss a significant number of school days due to hemophilia.
Deadline: Ongoing
Contact Info:
Novo Nordisk

Phone: (856) 573-9400
Website: www.changingpossibilities-us.com

Eric Delson Memorial Scholarship

Students clinically diagnosed with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease.

Amount: One $1,500 award per year, renewable up to four years, for private high school. Three $2,500 award per year, renewable up to four years, for college or trade school.
Deadline: July 1, 2011
Contact Info:
Caremark

Phone: (866) 792-2731
Website: www.cvscaremarkspecialtyrx.com

Eric Dostie Memorial College Scholarship

Student with hemophilia or other related bleeding disorder, or a family member. Must be a US citizen and enrolled full-time in an accredited two or four year college program.

Amount: Ten $1,000 awards
Deadline: March 1, 2011
Contact Info:
NuFACTOR

Phone: (800) 323-6832 ext 1300
Website: www.nufactor.com

Hemophilia Federation of America

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 include awards for completing a visual/performing art project.

Amount: Ten $1,500 awards
Deadline: April 30, 2011
Contact Info:
Hemophilia Federation of America
210 7th Street SE, Suite 200B
Washington, DC 20003

Phone: (800)-230-9797
Website: www.hemophiliafed.org

Hemophilia Health Services Memorial Scholarship Program

A US citizen with hemophilia, VWD or other bleeding disorder. Must be a high school student about to attend college, a college student, a college senior planning to attend graduate school or graduate school student.

Amount: Several $1,500 and more awards a full academic year.
Deadline: May 1, 2011
Contact Info:
Hemophilia Health Services

Phone: (800) 289-6501 ext 5175
Website: www.hemophiliahealth.com

Joshua Gomes Memorial Scholarship Fund

Individuals living with HIV/AIDS accepted or enrolled in college in the US.

Amount: Several $1,000 awards
Deadline: July 15, 2011
Contact Info:
Joshua Gomes Memorial Scholarship Fund
2700 South Emerson Street
Englewood, CO 80113-1737

Phone: (303) 761-3055
Website: www.joshuagomes.org

Kevin Child Scholarship

Individual diagnosed with hemophilia attending college, university or vocational school in the US.

Amount: One $1,000 award
Deadline: June 1, 2011
Print Application
Contact Info:
National Hemophilia Foundation
116 West 32nd Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10001

Phone: (800) 42-HANDI ext. 3750
Website: www.hemophilia.org

Lawrence Madeiros Scholarship

Student with an inherited bleeding disorder or other chronic disorder attending an accredited college or university.

Amount: Several $1,000 or more awards
Deadline: May 1, 2011
Contact Info:
The Lawrence Madeiros Scholarship
P.O. Box 11
Mayfield, NY 12117

Phone: (518) 863-8998
Website: www.adirondackspintacular.com

Mary M. Gooley Hemophilia Center, Inc. Scholarship Fund

High School seniors, graduates, or students in good standing who are already enrolled in a post-secondary program, and planning to enroll in a course of study at an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university, or vocational technical school program or certified training program, with priority given to undergraduate study. A person affected directly or indirectly by Hemophilia ,von Willebrand Disease, hereditary bleeding disorder or Hemochromatosis .

Amount: Maximum award of $2,000
Deadline: April 4, 2011
Contact Info:
Mary Gooley Hemophilia Center
1415 Portland Avenue, Suite 500
Rochester, NY 14612

Phone: (585) 922-5700
Website: www.hemocenter.org

Michael Bendix Sutton Foundation

Student with hemophilia pursuing pre-law study.

Amount: Two $2,000 scholarships
Deadline: Write to address
Contact Info:
Michael Bendix Sutton Foundation
c/o Marion B Sutton
300 Maritime Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601

Mike Hylton and Ron Niederman Memorial Scholarships

A person with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease and their immediate family members.

Amount: Ten $1,000 awards
Deadline: April 30, 2011
Contact Info:
Factor Support Network Pharmacy

Phone: (877) 376-4968
Website: www.factorsupport.com

Millie Gonzalez Memorial Scholarship

Women diagnosed with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease entering or attending college or vocational school.

Amount: Five $1000 awards
Deadline: April 30, 2011
Contact Info:
Factor Support Network Pharmacy

Phone: (877) 376-4968
Website: www.factorsupport.com

National Cornerstone Healthcare Services

A person diagnosed with a bleeding disorder, parent, spouse, partner, child or sibling of a person diagnosed with a bleeding disorder.

Amount: Several $500 to $1,000 awards per year.
Deadline: April 1, 2011
Contact Info:
National Cornerstone Healthcare Services
24747 Redlands Blvd, Suite B
Loma Linda, CA 92354

Phone: (877) 616-6247
Website: www.nc-hs.com

Professor Ulla Hedner Scholarships

Having either hemophilia with an inhibitor or FVII deficiency . Must be a high school senior, college or vocational student under the age of 23.

Amount: From $2000 to $7000 per person per year.
Deadline: April 30, 2011
Contact Info:
Novo Nordisk

Phone: (877) 668-6777
Website: www.changingpossibilities-us.com

Rachel Warner Scholarship

Person with bleeding disorder.

Amount: Funds are varied and limited.
Deadline: May 1, 2011
Contact Info:
The Committee of Ten Thousand
c/o Rachel Warner Scholarship
236 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 609
Washington, DC 20002

Phone: (800) 488-2688
Website: www.cott1.org

Salvatore E Quinci Foundation Scholarship

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

Amount: Two $2,000 scholarships
Deadline: April 2
Contact Info:
S.E.Q Foundation, Inc
178 Florence Street
Melrose, MA 02176

Phone: (781) 760-7138
Website: www.seqfoundation.org

Soozie Courter Sharing a Brighter Tomorrow Hemophilia Scholarship Program

A student with hemophilia A or B who is a high school senior (or has graduate equivalency diploma), college student (undergraduate or graduate) or vocational school student.

Amount: Five $4,000 graduate study awards and twelve $2,500 undergraduate college scholarships.
Deadline: June 26
Contact Info:
Pfizer

Phone: (888) 999-2349
Website: www.hemophiliavillage.com

Statton Family Scholarship

Students must be accepted and intending to study at Juanita College. Applicants must have been diagnosed with a bleeding/blood disorder and/or HIV/AIDS or have an immediate family member with one of the diagnosis. They must apply to the college and state in the application that they wish to be considered for the Statton Family Scholarship.

Amount: Scholarship to Juniata College in Huntingdon, PA up to 100% of need.
Deadline: Applications must be received by the college no later than Feb 1st for the following academic year.
Contact Info:
Valerie Rennell, Director of Student Financial Planning

Email: rennelv@juniata.edu
Website: www.juniata.edu

Together Forward Scholarship Program

Individuals living with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease enrolled in full-time undergraduate studies at a four-year college or university.

Amount: Four $2,500 awards.
Deadline: April 1
Contact Info:
Coram Hemophilia Services

Phone: (800) 310-4053
Website: www.coramhemophilia.com

Victory for Women Academic Scholarship for Women with Bleeding Disorders

Applicants must be female residents of the US and have a bleeding disorder (includes von Willebrand disease, hemophilia carrier or other clotting factor deficiencies).

Amount: Two awards of $2,500.
Deadline: May 20
Print Application
Contact Info:
Patrice Flax, Manager of Education
National Hemophilia Foundation
P.O. Box 971483
Ypsilanti, MI. 48197

Phone: (734) 890-2504
Email: pflax@hemophilia.org
Website: Victory For Women with Blood Disorders