Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2020-2021 academic school year.

The Eastern PA Hemophilia Foundation awards undergraduate college and trade school scholarships to students with hemophilia, vWD and other factor deficiencies. To qualify, you must be treated at one of the following six Hemophilia Treatment Centers:

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
  • Penn State Hershey Medical Center
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg

Scholarship recipients receive up to $2,000 a year for a maximum of 4 years, as long as the student remains in good standing with the college or trade school and completes a volunteer requirement at an Eastern PA event each year.

Applications must be submitted to our office by August 15th in order to be applied to the upcoming school year. Late applications will not be accepted.

Application Materials: 

  1. Completed application form
  2. An essay (minimum 200 words neatly typed), which must include:
    A. How the scholarship will help you achieve your academic goals
    B. Any other pertinent information you would like to share with the Foundation
  3. Copy of your class roster (must include your name and student ID)
  4. Copy of your tuition bill
  5. Signed letter from your treatment center verifying your diagnosis of hemophilia or vWD
  6. Head shot e-mailed to The candidate must be dressed appropriately and the photo must be high resolution (i.e. photo from graduation, prom, etc). Please note that all scholarship recipients will be featured in our newsletter and on our website.
  7. Discussion with the Foundation about volunteering at a mutually-agreed upon event.

These steps must be followed each year for renewal of scholarship.

Please submit all of the above to:
Eastern PA Hemophilia Foundation
Victoria Business Center, Suite 227
1489 Baltimore Pike
Springfield, PA 19064

Contact Lindsay Frei for more information at or 484-445-4282.

Once we have received all of this information, we can process your request. All scholarship awards are made payable to the college and mailed directly to the school. Scholarship recipients will receive a congratulations letter from the Foundation.

Supported by a charitable donation through the Matthew Thomas Scholarship Fund.

2020-2021 Educational Scholarship Recipients

Hajar Abusief
New York University

Nickolas Azzarano
Rochester Institute of Technology

Uyen Duong
Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences

Johanna Graser
La Salle University

Kataryna Iannuzzi
Rowan College at Burlington County

Michael Iannuzzi
Rowan College at Burlington County

Rylee Knepper
Lancaster Bible College

Nadine Lampe
University of Southern California

Noelle Lampe
Loyola Marymount University

Elisa Macera
University of Delaware

Melanie Matthews
King’s College

Jenna Oliviero
Alvernia University

Tori Robbins
Stockton University

Trevor Robbins
Stockton University

Hallie Seidel
West Chester University

Andrew Snyder
Villanova University

Jacqueline Torres
Community College of Philadelphia

Corey Witmer
Alvernia University

Ryan Zhao
University of California Berkeley

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