Click here to download the WPCNHF Scholarship Application

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 Process

 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.

Scholarship Funds

 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.

Click here to download the WPCNHF Scholarship Application