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Academic Scholarship for Women with Bleeding Disorders, 2006

The National Hemophilia Foundation is pleased to offer the Project Red Flag Academic Scholarship for Women with Bleeding Disorders. This scholarship is designed to benefit women with bleeding disorders in their pursuit of post high school studies. The scholarship is inspired by the generosity of two extraordinary young women from the bleeding disorder community: Josephine Droney and Lindsey Hanson.

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About Project Red Flag
Launched in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and with support from ZLB Behring in 2000, Project Red Flag: Real Talk About Women’s Bleeding Disorders is the National Hemophilia Foundation’s education and outreach program to raise the awareness of women and their healthcare providers about the symptoms of bleeding disorders. Project Red Flag also seeks to encourage proper diagnosis and treatment.

2006 Guidelines
Two awards of $2500.00 each will be granted. These funds may be used to pay expenses related to undergraduate or graduate studies at a college, university or an accredited vocational school.

Who Can Apply?
Applicants must be female residents of the US and have a bleeding disorder diagnosed by a hematologist*.

*Note women affected by bleeding disorders could include those with a diagnosis of von Willebrand disease, hemophilia or other clotting factor deficiency, or carrier status.

Application Requirements
Please complete the requirements below:

  • Application Form
  • Essay
  • School Reference
  • Chapter Reference

Eligibility and Selection Process
Applications will be reviewed and evaluated by a volunteer review committee. Scholarships will be awarded based on essay, references, and outstanding achievements. The winners will be announced during the last week of June.

All applications must be postmarked by May 15, 2006. Please forward your completed application and references to the following address:

Renee LaBrew Project Red Flag Scholarship
National Hemophilia Foundation
116 West 32nd Street, 11th Floor
New York, New York 10001

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