Hemophilia Foundation of Greater Florida: Calvin Dawson Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Number and amount of scholarships varies
Candidate: Florida residents with a bleeding disorders attending a college, university or trade school.
Deadline: April 30, 2013
Contact: Hemophilia Foundation of Greater Florida 1350 Orange Ave, Suite 227 Winter Park FL 32789
Fax: (407) 629-9600
Baxter Sponsors 2013 Education Advantage Scholarships
For the fourth consecutive year, Baxter Healthcare Corporation is sponsoring the Education Advantage (www.thereforyou.com/educationadvantage) scholarship program to help eligible members of the hemophilia community offset the costs of higher education, advance their careers, and pursue their dreams.
To date, 104 scholarships have been awarded, totaling $565,000. Students working toward a bachelor’s degree are eligible for up to $15,000 per year. Students seeking an associate’s degree or pursuing a technical/vocational certificate program are eligible for up to $2,500 per year. Scholarships are renewable for up to three years or until the student finishes school.
In 2012, 38 scholarships totaling $232,000 were awarded to students with hemophilia A. Since the program began in 2010, Baxter has increased its funding of this program year after year. The Education Advantage (www.thereforyou.com/educationadvantage) program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation's leading non-profit scholarship administrator. Scholarship America is solely responsible for reviewing all scholarship applications, determining financial need and eligibility, and selecting scholarship recipients.
The Education Advantage (www.thereforyou.com/educationadvantage) program will start accepting new scholarship applications on February 1, 2013. Completed applications are due to Scholarship America and postmarked by April 1, 2013.
The program goes beyond financial aid with resources to help people with hemophilia A get more out of life, including education planning, career development, health management and community involvement.
For more information on the program, visit Education Advantage (www.thereforyou.com/educationadvantage) or call Scholarship America at 877-544-3018.
Baxter and Education Advantage are trademarks of Baxter International Inc.
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