Apply for a HOI Scholarship

Be a current member of Hemophilia of Iowa, Inc. (HOI) for the year 2022. Memberships are on a calendar year schedule. Your membership must be submitted on or before March 21, 2022 when scholarship applications are due.

  • 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 2022.
  • Be enrolled in a degree seeking program at an accredited college, university, or trade school in the United States during the 2022-2023 academic year for a minimum of 6 credit hours.
  • Either you or a representative of your immediate family must be present at the Scholarship Award Ceremony at the HOI Annual Meeting April 9, 2022 in order to receive any scholarship awarded.

2021 Scholarship Recipients

Selection Criteria

General Scholarship
Up to 5 scholarships awarded cumulative.
$500 for non-affected person and $1000 for affected person

Scholarship Requirement

  • Community service within the HOI bleeding disorder community. (i.e., Attending an event, participating in the walk, advocacy for the bleeding disorder community, volunteering at an event)

    ● Completion of scholarship application including a minimum of 500-word essay

    ● A typed 500-word (minimum) essay that includes each of the following:

    o Explain your short-range goals and long-range career plans.

    o Personal background in relation to the bleeding disorder community.

    o Contribution to the bleeding disorders community.

    o If less than 12 credit hours, please explain why you are not or will not be full time.

David N. Brustkern, John Hiesner and Dude Cramer Named Scholarship
Up to 3 scholarships awarded cumulative.
$500 for non-affected person and $1500 for affected person.

Scholarship Requirement

  • 2 Letters of recommendation from a non-family member.
  • All other criteria from above (see General Scholarship)
  • Direct Contribution in some way to HOI (example: raising money for the organization, raising awareness for the bleeding disorder community)
  • A typed letter of recommendation from a HOI board member, member of the Executive Committee, a Committee Chairperson, or someone from the HTC verifying contributions made to HOI and/or support of our mission.

For more information please email Mary Lou Warner at