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Academic Scholarships

Academic Scholarships for Students with Bleeding Disorders


Beth Carew Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Ten $4,000 college awards
Candidate: Person or family member with hemophilia or other bleeding disorder, enrolled full-time in an accredited college
Deadline: April 15, 2009
Contact: Colburn-Keenan Foundation, Inc.
Phone: (800) 966-2431
Web site: www.colburnkeenan.org

Bill McAdam Scholarship Fund
Amount: one $2,000 award
Candidate: A person with hemophilia, VWD or other hereditary bleeding disorder or the person's spouse, partner, child or sibling planning to attend an accredited college or university or certified training program.
Deadline: May 15, 2009
Contact: Cathy McAdam Scholarship Fund
22226 Doxtator,
Dearborn, MI 48128
Phone: (313) 563-1412
E-mail: mcmcadam@comcast.net

BioRx/Hemophilia of North Carolina Educational Scholarships
Amount: Three $2,000 scholarships
Candidate: intended for caregivers of children affected with bleeding disorders, a person who has been diagnosed with hemophilia, or a sibling of a person diagnosed with hemophilia. 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.
Deadline: May 1, 2009
Contact: BioRx
Phone: 866-442-4679
Web site: www.biorx.net
Email: cbarnes@biorx.net

Christopher Pitkin Memorial Scholarship
Amount: amounts of scholarships vary from $500 - $1,000
Candidate: All members of the hemophilia and bleeding disorders community, including spouses, siblings and children
Deadline: not yet posted
Contact: Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California
6720 Melrose Avenue
Hollywood, CA 90038
Phone: (323) 525-0440
Web site: www.hemosocal.org

CoaguLife Education Scholarships
Amount: several scholarships up to $5,000 each
Candidate: Person with hemophilia, von Willebrand disease or other inherited bleeding disorder
Deadline: not yet posted
Contact : CoaguLife
Phone: (866)-858-9200
Web site: www.coagulife.com

“Education is Power” Scholarship
Amount: A minimum of twenty scholarships will be awarded ranging in value from $500-$2,500.
Candidate: Individuals living with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease as well as other bleeding disorders attending college or vocational school
Deadline: May 1, 2009
Contact: MedPro Rx, Inc.
Phone: (866) 528-4963
Web site: www.medprorx.com
Email: educationispower@medprorx.com

Edu-Grants (for K-12 learning assistance)
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
Candidate: people with hemophilia diagnosed with an inhibitor or individuals with factor VII deficiency
Deadline: Ongoing
Contact: Novo Nordisk
Phone: (856) 573-9400
Web site: www.novoseven-us.com

Eric Delson Memorial Scholarship
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.
Candidate: students clinically diagnosed with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease
Deadline: July 1, 2009
Contact: Caremark
Phone: (866) 792-2731
Web site: www.caremark.com

Eric Dostie Memorial College Scholarship
Amount: Ten $1,000 awards
Candidate: 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
Deadline: March 1, 2009
Contact: NuFACTOR
Phone: (800) 323-6832 ext 1300
Web site: www.nufactor.com

Factor Foundation Scholarship Program
Amount: several scholarships awarded for Continued Education and Creative Arts
Candidate: individual with a congenital bleeding disorder and their siblings or parents
Deadline: April 15, 2009
Contact: Factor Foundation of America
Phone: (866) 843-3362
Web site: www.factorfoundation.org

Hemophilia Federation of America
Amount: Several $1,500 awards
Candidate: Person with hemophilia or VWD, including parents and sibliings 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
Deadline: April 30, 2009
Contact: Hemophilia Federation of America
1405 West Pinhook, Suite 101
Lafayette, LA 70503
Phone: (800)-230-9797
Web site: www.hemophiliafed.org
Email: info@hemophiliafed.org

Hemophilia Health Services Memorial Scholarship Program
Amount: several $1,500 and and more awards a full academic year.
Candidate: 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.
Deadline: May 1, 2009
Contact: Hemophilia Health Services
Phone: (800) 289-6501 ext 5175
Web site: www.HemophiliaHealth.com access key is HEMO

Joshua Gomes Memorial Scholarship Fund
Amount: several $1,000 awards
Candidate: Individuals living with HIV/AIDS accepted or enrolled in college in the US
Deadline: July 15, 2009
Contact: Joshua Gomes Memorial Scholarship Fund
2700 South Emerson Street
Englewood, CO 80113-1737
Phone: (303) 761-3055
Web site: www.joshuagomes.org

Kevin Child Scholarship
Amount: one $1,000 award
Candidate: Individual diagnosed with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease attending college, university or vocational school in the US
Deadline: June 26, 2009
Contact: National Hemophilia Foundation
116 West 32nd Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Phone: (800) 42-HANDI ext. 3700 (ask for Renee)
Web site: National Hemophilia Foundation

Lawrence Madeiros Scholarship
Amount: several $1,000 or more awards
Candidate: Student with an inherited bleeding disorder or other chronic disorder attending an accredited college or university
Deadline: June 1, 2009
Contact: Positudes
The Lawrence Madeiros Scholarship
Phone: (518) 661-6005
Web site: www.adirondackspintacular.com

Michael Bendix Sutton Foundation
Amount: two $2,000 scholarships
Candidate: Student with hemophilia pursuing pre-law study
Deadline: write to address below
Contact: Michael Bendix Sutton Foundation
c/o Marion B Sutton
300 Maritime Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601

Mike Hylton and Ron Niederman Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Ten $1,000 scholarships
Candidate: A person with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease and their immediate family members
Deadline: April 30, 2009
Contact: Factor Support Network Pharmacy
Phone: (877) 376-4968
Web site: www.factorsupport.com
Email: scholarships@factorsupport.com

Millie Gonzalez Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Five $1000 awards
Candidate: Women diagnosed with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease entering or attending college or vocational school
Deadline: April 30, 2009
Contact: Factor Support Network Pharmacy
Phone: (877) 376-4968
Web site: www.factorsupport.com
Email: scholarships@factorsupport.com

National Cornerstone Healthcare Services
Amount: several $500 to $1,000 awards per a year
Candidate: A person diagnosed with a bleeding disorder, parent, spouse, partner, child
or sibling of a person diagnosed with a bleeding disorder.
Deadline: April 1, 2009
National Cornerstone Healthcare Services
24747 Redlands Blvd, Suite B
Loma Linda, CA 92354
Phone: (877) 616-6247
Web site: www.nc-hs.com

Project Red Flag Academic Scholarship for Women with Bleeding Disorders
Amount: two awards of $2,500
Candidate: Applicants must be female residents of the US and have a bleeding disorder (includes von Willebrand disease, hemophilia carrier or other clotting factor deficiencies)
Deadline: not yet posted
Contact: National Hemophilia Foundation
116 West 32nd Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Phone: (800) 424-2634 ext. 3700 (ask for Renee)
Web site: www.projectredflag.org

Rachel Warner Scholarship
Amount: Funds are varied and limited
Candidate: Person with bleeding disorder
Deadline: May 1, 2009
Contact: The Committee of Ten Thousand
c/o Rachel Warner Scholarship
236 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 609
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (800) 488-2688
Web site: www.cott1.org
Email: cott-dc@earthlink.net

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 3, 2009
Contact: S.E.Q Foundation, Inc
178 Florence Street
Melrose, MA 02176
Phone: (781) 760-7138
Web site: www.seqfoundation.org

Soozie Courter Sharing a Brighter Tomorrow Hemophilia Scholarship Program
Amount: Two $7,500 graduate study awards, sixteen $5,000 college scholarships and two $2,500 vocational scholarships to applicants with hemophilia A or B.
Candidate: 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.
Deadline: April 17, 2009
Contact: Wyeth/Genetics Institute, Inc.
Phone: (888) 999-2349
Web site: www.hemophiliavillage.com

Professor Ulla Hedner Scholarships
Amount: from $2000 to $7000 per person per year
Candidate: Having either hemophilia with an inhibitor or FVII deficiency . Must be a high school senior, college or vocational student under the age of 23
Deadline: April 30, 2009
Contact: Novo Nordisk
Phone: (877) 668-6777
Web site: www.novoseven-us.com (click on sevenSECURE)

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

This list was compiled by HANDI and revised January 2009. To request a Scholarship Resource Packet, please call HANDI: 1-800-424-2634 or e-mail: handi@hemophilia.org.


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