College Scholarship Program Overview
Coram Hemophilia Services established the Together Forward Scholarship Program to provide opportunities to pursue higher education for members of the hemophilia and related bleeding disorders community who plan to earn an undergraduate education at a four year college or university. Four scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded annually to applicants meeting the required criteria.
To assure complete impartiality in selection of recipients and to maintain a high level of professionalism, the program is administered by International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc., a firm that specializes in managing sponsored scholarship programs.
Click here to apply for the Together Forward Scholarship.
This program is open to high school seniors or current college undergraduates living with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease. Applicants need to be enrolled in full-time undergraduate studies at a four-year college or university. U.S. citizenship and demonstrated leadership through service or volunteer work in the bleeding disorders community are also required of applicants.
All applicants will need to provide:
- Current high school or college transcripts
- Class rank and class size
- ACT or SAT composite scores
- Response to an essay question
- Documentation of volunteerism or community service
Scholarship recipients will be evaluated by International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc., a third-party vendor, to validate that all eligibility requirements are met. The final selection will be determined by a scholarship committee. Consideration will be given to those with a balanced combination of academic accomplishment, written essay originality and community service.
Payment of Awards
Distribution of checks will be administered by International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. and made payable to the college or university the student is attending.
Frequently Asked Questions
- How do I apply?
All applicants will be required to submit through our online application process and electronically upload the required documentation. Click here to apply.
- When may I submit my application?
Applications will be accepted beginning January 1st through April 1st. No applications will be accepted or considered outside of the stated date range.
- If I am not selected the first year I apply, may I continue to apply for
Yes, if you are not selected you may continue to apply as long as you are a full-time student meeting the eligibility requirements.
- If I am selected as a scholarship recipient, may I reapply in future years?
Yes, scholarship recipients may reapply each year of their undergraduate study provided they still meet the current eligibility requirements.
- Do I need to use Coram Hemophilia Services as my home infusion company or medication provider to qualify for this program?
The Together Forward Scholarship program is open to anyone in the hemophilia or related bleeding disorders community meeting our eligibility requirements. You do not need to be on service with Coram Hemophilia Services to qualify.
- Who may I call if I have questions during the application process?
For questions specific to the scholarship program or application process, please call the Scholarship Hotline at 800.310.4053, available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST.