THE WPCNHF SCHOLARSHIP 2016-2017
Sponsored by the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the
National Hemophilia Foundation
Who is eligible for the WPCNHF Scholarship?
Any student or immediate family member of a person with hemophilia, von Willebrand Disease, or other inherited bleeding disorder is eligible to apply for this scholarship as long as she/he meets the criteria. The person with the bleeding disorder must either be a member of the Chapter, living in one of the 26 counties served by the Chapter, or be a patient of Hemophilia Center of Western PA. The candidate must provide proof of enrollment in an accredited school or vocational/technical center and must submit a completed application within established deadlines.
The 2016-2017 process will be as follows:
- Applications are being distributed by the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation.
- Applications must be returned or postmarked by June 30, 2016. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
- Criteria should include academic excellence (past or present), community service, recommendations, and personal statements.
- Winners will be announced at the annual meeting on Thursday, August 4, 2016.
The WPCNHF Scholarship will be a one-time award of up to $2,500. The Chapter is delighted to be in a position to support our community in this way. We wish you the very best of luck as you pursue your dreams.