WPCNHF 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. Scholarships are listed based on application deadline.

Teen Impact Awards and the Adam Lynch Memorial Scholarship – Deadline: May 1, 2020


Nominations are currently open for Believe Limited’s 2020 Teen Impact Awards. The Teen Impact Awards recognize young people with bleeding disorders whose actions positively impact the world around them, by engaging in acts of service & volunteerism in their community, school, or home; demonstrating a commitment to health & wellness behaviors; or by role modeling exceptional achievement in academics, athletics, or the arts. Parents, HTC Staff, Chapter leaders, and teens can nominate community teens.

Teens nominated for the Teen Impact Awards can apply for the Adam Lynch Memorial Scholarship. There are three $1,000 scholarships available to high school seniors in the bleeding disorders community, who are college or trade-school bound in the fall.

Nominations and scholarship applications must be submitted by May 1, 2020. Click here to nominate a community teen! Visit https://www.teenimpactawards.com/scholarship for more information about the Adam Lynch Memorial Scholarship.

This scholarship was formed to provide awareness of chronic disorders to the public and to stimulate, foster, and encourage interest, awareness, and activism at the state and national level with reference to the fight against chronic disorders. Multiple awards available. Application must be postmarked no later than May 1, 2020.  For more information, visithttps://www.hemophilia.org/node/8746 for more information.

George D. McCoy Education Scholarship – Deadline: May 1, 2020

This scholarship is a one-time scholarship of up to $1,000. Those affected by Hemophilia A are eligible to apply. Applications are due by May 1, 2020. Download the application here for more details.

Pfizer Hemophilia Scholarship Program – the application deadline for the Soozie Courter Scholarship has been extended to June 12, 2020.

Scholarships will be awarded to applicants with hemophilia A or hemophilia B who present the best combination of a creative and persuasive essay, excellent recommendations, and superior academic standing. For the 2020-2021 academic year, Pfizer will award five $4,000 graduate scholarships and ten $2,500 college scholarships, including vocational schools. You must have been diagnosed with Hemophilia A or Hemophilia B. Applications are due by May 8, 2020. To view additional criteria and for more information, you can download the application here.

Nate Slack Scholarship – Deadline: May 15, 2020 

This scholarship is a one-time award of $1,000. There are two scholarships available. This scholarship honors the memory and giving spirit of Nate Slack. Nate was very much about helping others and making this world a better place. His work with others in the bleeding disorder community was outstanding. Applicants must have hemophilia or a related bleeding disorder OR must be the immediate family member of a person with hemophilia or a related bleeding disorder. The deadline to submit is May 15, 2020. Visit http://www.hfhealthcare.com/scholarship for more information.

Hemophilia Federation of America Educational Scholarships – Deadline: May 15, 2020

Each year, HFA awards scholarships to promising students in the bleeding disorders community. They offer 4 scholarships of $2,000-$4,000 in three categories: Educational Scholarship, Parent/Sibling/Child Educational Scholarship, and Medical/Healthcare. Services Educational Scholarship. All recipients are invited to reapply in subsequent years for renewal as long as they are in good academic standing. This renewal will not be automatic, as each year’s applicants will be independently weighed. Please click here for a complete list of scholarships and criteria. 

Kevin Child Scholarship – Deadline: June 2, 2020

This scholarship is a one-time award of $1,000. Each year, the Kevin Child Scholarship is awarded to an exceptional student in memory of Kevin Child. As a child born with hemophilia in the late 1960s, Kevin had lived a life filled with challenges from the start. When he died of AIDS-related complications in 1989, he was just a few days short of his college graduation. Since hemophilia already presents a young person with challenges in life, the opportunity to obtain a higher education should never become an obstacle as well. In honor of Kevin’s legacy, the Child family hopes this scholarship program will provide some assistance for students striving to acquire a higher education. Applicants must be diagnosed with either Hemophilia A or Hemophilia B. All applications must be postmarked no later than June 2, 2020. Visit https://www.hemophilia.org/node/8748 for more information and to download the application.

The WPCNHF Scholarship – Deadline: June 26, 2020

This scholarship is a one-time scholarship of up to $2,500. Any person or immediate family member of a person with hemophilia, von Willebrand Disease, or other inherited bleeding disorder is eligible to apply. Students may reapply each year. Applications are due by June 26, 2020. Click here for more details.