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Chronic Illness

Summary
They have a 3-tiered scholarship program for students with bleeding disorders, immunodeficiency, or chronic conditions. Awards range from $1,000 for the neuromuscular scholarship and primary immunodeficiency scholarship to $2,500 for the bleeding disorder scholarship. Applicants must be accepted to a college, university, or vocational program for the 2022-2023 school year, and must be willing to allow their submitted information to be made public in the event that they are selected. Additional application details and eligibility requirements, including the portal to apply online, may be found on the website.

The InfuCare Rx Neuromuscular Scholarship
A person who has been diagnosed with one of the following conditions may apply:
-Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP)
-Multiple sclerosis (MS)
-Myasthenia gravis (MG)

The InfuCare Rx Primary Immunodeficiency Disease Scholarship
A person who has been diagnosed with one of the following conditions may apply:
-Common variable immune deficiency (CVID)
-Selective IgA deficiency
-Familial Agammaglobulinemia

The InfuCare Rx Hemophilia and Bleeding Disorders Scholarship
A person who has been diagnosed with one of the following conditions may apply:
-Hemophilia A/B (and symptomatic carriers)
-Von Willebrand Disease (vWD)
-Rare factor deficiencies

Apply By
May 1, 2022
Foundation
InfuCareRx
Business Phone Number
(877) 828-3940 or TTY (240) 580-1926
Business Contact Email
Summary
This $1,000 scholarship is provided to high school seniors living with a chronic disease or other serious challenge to physical or mental health and continuing their education at a college or university. This scholarship is awarded in memory of Susanna DeLaurentis, who died of cancer at age 10 after spending half her life in cutting-edge experimental treatments, and her older sister Lucy, who died on her 29th birthday from complications of cystic fibrosis.
Apply By
Third Friday in April
Foundation
The Susanna and Lucy DeLaurentis Charitable Foundation
Business Phone Number
215-635-9405
Business Contact Email
Business Address
SDCF
7616 Mountain Avenue
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Scholarship Category
Summary
$3,000 award for individuals who are legal residents of the United States of America pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies who have been diagnosed with or treated for cancer or chronic disease.
Apply By
Opens October 14, 2022
Foundation
Patient Advocate Foundation
Business Phone Number
(800) 532-5274
Business Contact Email
Scholarship Category
Summary

The fund was formed to provide awareness of chronic disorders to the public and to stimulate, foster, and encourage interest, awareness and activism at the state and national level with reference to the fight against chronic disorders. This $1,000 scholarship is provided to High School Seniors living with a chronic disorder and continuing their education at a college or university.

Apply By
May 1, 2022
Foundation
Lawrence Maderios Scholarship Fund
Business Phone Number
(518) 424-0970
Business Contact Email
Business Address
The Lawrence Madeiros Scholarship
Attn: Scholarship Panel
PO Box 11
Mayfield, NY 12117
Scholarship Category