Utah Hemophilia Foundation Scholarships
General Information for 2017 Applicants – PLEASE READ BEFORE APPLYING
The Board of the Utah Hemophilia Foundation is proud to offer scholarships for the 2017 - 2018 academic year. Please use only the 2017 UHF scholarship application as all other applications are outdated. The completed UHF application and all attachments must be postmarked, no later than May 19, 2017, to be considered. All applicants will be notified of scholarship decisions by June 30th.
UHF scholarships are for members of the bleeding disorders community served by the Utah Hemophilia Foundation and/or the Intermountain Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center in Salt Lake City, including those who have a bleeding disorder, their spouses, siblings, children, and parents.
Preference will be given to applicants most directly affected by a bleeding disorder, those involved with UHF activities, those without other scholarships or financial assistance, and those who live in Utah. The application MUST be filled out by the person who will use the scholarship monies. Any part of an application or essay written by a third party will not be considered.
Applicants will be required to submit two letters of references. These letters should be written by two people who know you well, but are not relatives. Please consider professional references including teachers, employers, volunteer coordinators, or others who can adequately relate your specific strengths and qualities. Reference letters written on letterhead are preferred. However, if letters ARE NOT written on formal letterhead, please have the writer include their address and phone number. All reference letters must have a signature. Please note, we must receive these letters by the deadline or your application may not be given full consideration.
UHF staff members and Board members are ineligible to write letters of recommendation for this scholarship.
Scholarships are intended for post-high school education and training. Therefore, only those who are already enrolled or are planning to enroll in a college, university, trade school, or technical program may apply.
Scholarships will be paid upon proof of school enrollment.
– The UHF
Please send all materials to:
772 East 3300 South, Suite 210,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84106
Applications not postmarked by May 19, 2017, as well as incomplete applications, will not be considered.
If you have any questions, please contact the UHF office