Apply for a HOI Scholarship
Be a current member of Hemophilia of Iowa, Inc. (HOI) for the year 2023. Memberships are on a calendar year schedule. Your membership must be submitted before 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 2023.
- Be enrolled in a degree seeking program at an accredited college, university, or trade school in the United States during the 2023-2024 academic year for a minimum of 6 credit hours.
- You must be present at the Scholarship Award Ceremony at the HOI Annual Meeting April 1, 2023, in order to receive any scholarship awarded.
- Active participation in Hemophilia of Iowa will play a role in determining scholarships.
2021 Scholarship Recipients
$500 for non-affected person and $1000 for affected person.
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.
Memorial Scholarships: David N. Brustkern, John Hiesner and Dude Cramer Scholarships
$1,000 for non-affected person and $1,500 for affected person.
- The General Scholarship Essay
- A letter of recommendation from a non-family member.
- All other criteria from above (see General Scholarship)
- A 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.
- A typed paragraph of how HOI has impacted your life.
For more information, please email at Brooke Loving at [email protected]