Eastern Pennsylvania Bleeding Disorders Foundation and generous donors have partnered to award undergraduate college and trade school scholarships. 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 Bleeding Disorders Foundation
Liberty Place at Kennett Square
148 West State Street, Suite 305
Kennett Square, PA 19348

For more information contact 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.

2021-2022 Scholarship Recipients

Kataryna Iannuzzi
Rowan College at Burlington County

Michael Iannuzzi
Rowan College at Burlington County

Tejas Sharma
Villanova University

Gabriel Martinez DeLeon
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

Jacqueline Torres
Community College of Philadelphia

Rylee Knepper
Lancaster Bible College

Dylan Rooney
The Catholic University of America

Tori Robbins
Stockton University

Justine Lampe
Indiana University

Nadine Lampe
University of Southern California

Elisa Macera
University of Delaware

Kristian Azzarano
Rochester Institute of Technology

Nickolas Azzarano
Rochester Institute of Technology

Hajar Abusief
New York University

Elliot Copeland
Penn State University

Ryan Zhao
University of California, Berkeley

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