Scholarships for Our Community

EDUCATION ADVANTAGE Scholarships for Our Community


The 2017–2018 application period is now closed.

EDUCATION ADVANTAGE is a scholarship program designed to help people with a bleeding disorder pay for school and continue their education. It can be a great start on the road to developing your career and getting involved with the community.

The program is open to anyone with hemophilia A or B (factor VIII or IX deficiency), including those with inhibitors, as well as von Willebrand disease, regardless of which brand of treatment they use.

University Scholarship

If you're working toward your bachelor's degree, you could be eligible for a $7,000 scholarship award, renewable for up to 3 additional years.

Community College and Technical Scholarship

If you're seeking an associate's degree or pursuing a technical/vocational certificate program, you could be eligible for a $1,000 scholarship, renewable for up to 1 additional year.

GED Assistance

If you pass the GED test, you could be eligible for a one-time $150 reimbursement.

Meet the 2016–2017 Scholarship Winners

Since 2010, the EDUCATION ADVANTAGE scholarship program has awarded more than 200 scholarships to students with a bleeding disorder totaling over $1,300,000.

The new winners will be posted once scholarships have been awarded, but in the meantime, take a look at the current winners below.

Benjamin B

Youngstown, OH

Anderson University

Breanna B

Cortland, OH

Kent State University

Brooke S

Spencer, IN

Indiana University Bloomington

Davis F

Bakersfield, CA

Grand Canyon University

Emily E

Baltimore, MD

Northeastern University

Emma R

Stow, OH

Lipscomb University

James K

New York, NY

Yale University

James W

Archbald, PA

Penn State Worthington Scranton

Justin H

Ocean Township, NJ

University of Florida

Kaycee T

Du Bois, PA

St. Francis University

Kyle G

Lake Worth, FL

Palm Beach State College

Nathaniel C

Battle Creek, MI

Kellogg Community College

Ramsey D

Lockwood, MO

Missouri State University

Ryan B

Glenshaw, PA

La Roche College

Wael M

Dearborn, MI

Wayne County Community College

Zachary D

Apalachin, NY

Broome Community College

Bleeding Disorders and Dental Care

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