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Education Scholarships

“Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.”
— Nelson Mandela

Scholarship Information

IMPORTANT: Due to the Department of Education delays in processing FAFSA forms, we have extended the application deadline to Friday, May 31. Email submissions are preferred. Application materials received after this date cannot be accepted.

  • 2024 George D. McCoy Education Scholarship

    Amount: $1,000

    Candidate: Persons diagnosed with severe hemophilia A

    Application Form: download

    Helpful Tips Document: download

    Application deadline: May 31 (extended from May 15)

    Contact: Bleeding Disorders Foundation of North Carolina
    Phone: 919-319-0014
    Email: scholarships@bleedingdisordersnc.org

  • 2024 Optum Infusion Pharmacy/Bleeding Disorders Foundation of North Carolina Education Scholarships

    Amount: $20,000 to be distributed in awards of $500 to $3,000

    Candidate: Persons affected by a bleeding disorder including anyone who: has been diagnosed with a bleeding disorder; is a caregiver of a child or adult affected by a bleeding disorder; has a sibling or a parent in the same household affected by a bleeding disorder. At least one scholarship will be awarded to an applicant pursuing education in a health-related field.

    Application Form: download

    Helpful Tips Document: download

    Application deadline: May 31 (extended from May 15)

    Contact: Email: scholarships@bleedingdisordersnc.org

    More Information from Optum: hbdp@optum.com

  • Lists of additional scholarships for people with bleeding disorders, their families, and caregivers

Your high school guidance counselor and your college financial aid office should also be able to help you find additional resources to afford your continuing education.

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Please feel free to reach out to us if you’re interested in learning more about the Bleeding Disorders Foundation of North Carolina.