Who is eligible for the WPCNHF Scholarship?
Any person or immediate family member of a person with hemophilia, von Willebrand Disease, or other inherited bleeding disorder is eligible to apply for this scholarship. 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 The 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 the established deadline. Only one full award per degree program or course of study will be granted to any individual. Individuals who have received a partial award (less than $2,500) from WPCNHF in the past are welcome to reapply.
The 2020-2021 process will be as follows:
- Applications are being distributed by the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation.
- Applications must be received or postmarked by June 26, 2020.
- Criteria should include academic excellence (past or present), community service, and personal statements.
- Winner(s) will be announced at the WPCNHF Annual Meeting on Thursday, July 23, 2020.
The WPCNHF Scholarship is a one-time award of up to $2,500. The Chapter is delighted to be able to support our community in this way. We wish you the very best of luck as you pursue your education.