• hoi_director@hemophiliaofiowa.org
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2018 Scholarship Applications will begin being accepted January 1st, 2018

Hemophilia of Iowa, Inc. Scholarship Fund

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Application Instructions:

  • January 1, 2018—Scholarship applications are now being accepted
  • March 15, 2018—Deadline for complete applications
  • March 31, 2018—John Heisner and Dude Cremer supporting materials due
  • April 15, 2018—Notifications Sent
  • 2018 Annual Education Weekend – Award Disbursement: August 24-25 2018

Eligibility Requirements

  • Member of Hemophilia of Iowa, Inc. (HOI) through December 31, 2018. Memberships are on a calendar year schedule.  Your membership must be submitted on or before March 15th, 2018 when scholarship applications are due.  If membership is not submitted on or before March 15th, 2018 your scholarship will not be considered.   Do not send your HOI membership application to the scholarship committee, please go online (hemophiliaofiowa.org) to access the application.  NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Member must reside in the HOI service area (State of Iowa or if outside the State of Iowa, must seek care at the UIHC Treatment Center) unless prior arrangements are made.
  • Must have a diagnosed bleeding disorder or be an immediate family member (sibling, child, or caregiver) of someone that has a diagnosed bleeding disorder (diagnosed bleeding disorder is defined as a person who is being followed with a treatment plan).
  • Verification of diagnosis may be required from your physician upon request (you will be notified if this is required).
  • High school graduate before or in 2018.
  • Be enrolled in a degree seeking program at an accredited college, university, or trade school in the United States during the 2018-2019 academic year for a minimum of 12 credit hours or considered full time.
  • Either you or a representative of your immediate family must be present at the Scholarship Award Ceremony to be held during the Annual Education Weekend (unless agreed upon emergency).

 Selection Criteria

  • Community service in the bleeding disorder community
  • Personal qualities
  • The John Heisner Scholarship and the Dude Cremer Scholarship are awarded to persons that have supported the mission of Hemophilia of Iowa, Inc.

 Application Preparation

You must complete the online scholarship application.
Please submit a minimum of ONE of the following documents:
  • A typed summary of not less than one paragraph and no more than one page of your short range and long range career plans.
  • A typed summary of not less than one paragraph and no more than one page of your personal background related to the bleeding disorder community.
  • A typed letter of recommendation from a HOI board member, member of Executive Committee, a Committee Chairperson, or someone from the HTC verifying contributions made to HOI and/or support of our mission.  This is optional and could possibly qualify you to be considered for a named scholarship, which is awarded in addition to the scholarship award.

 Submission Deadline

Complete online application found on the HOI website before or on March 15th, 2018 to be considered
**if applying for the Dude Cremer or John Heisner Scholarship supporting documents must be turned in by March 31st, 2018**
 All selection decisions are final and are not subject to appeal.  Applications and supporting documents become the sole property of Hemophilia of Iowa, Inc. and cannot be returned.  It is your responsibility to inform the Committee Chair Shane Kelley of any changes to your application.  This includes, but not limited to, change of school and full- or part-time status.

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If you wish to inquire on the receipt or status of your scholarship, please email h.beary@hemophiliaofiowa.org or call (319) 393-4007.

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