THE WPCNHF SCHOLARSHIP 2016-2017
Sponsored by the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the
National Hemophilia Foundation
Download the Scholarship Application by Clicking Here
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.
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