About the Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded by the National Hemophilia Foundation, an organization that is dedicated to finding better treatments and cures for inheritable bleeding disorders and to preventing the complications of these disorders through education, and research. All the grant applications will be subjected to a rigorous review process. Scientific merit and relevance to NHF research priorities will be considered. The NHF Medical and Scientific Advisory Council (MASAC) and the NHF Board of Directors grant final funding approval.

How to apply for the scholarship?

  • Interested applicants should complete the application which can be found on the NHF site.

  • It should be kept in mind that the application will be going through a rigorous review process. The applications will be critiqued on scientific merit and relevance to NHF research priorities.

  • Factors including significance, approach, innovation, investigator, and environment will be considered during the selection.

  • Collaboration with multidisciplinary care providers and/or between 2 or more hemophilia centers is encouraged. 

  • Multidisciplinary applications are welcomed. If a multidisciplinary project is sought, you are encouraged to indicate in the letter of intent and in the application how the project would proceed if only one Fellowship is awarded.

  • A letter of intent should be submitted to NHF. This should be a brief letter identifying the applying researcher and organization and the intended area of research.

How much the scholarship award amounts to?

The award amounts to up to $13,500 per year.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a registered nurse.

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited nursing school.

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