Los Angeles native Arther Scott, 20, who has severe , is content as a freshman at the University of Portland in his Oregon hometown.
He has moved out of his parents’ house and now lives with a cousin.
Scholarship recipients will receive a congratulations letter from the chapter.
The New York City Hemophilia Chapter is committed to expanding programming for mental health and well-being for people with bleeding disorders.
To qualify, you must either live in Pennsylvania (Eastern PA's coverage area) or if you live outside the state, then you must be treated at one of the following six Hemophilia Treatment Centers: 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 and completes a volunteer requirement at an Eastern PA event each year.
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The Eastern PA Hemophilia Foundation awards up to 15 undergraduate scholarships per year.Stay tuned to read the winning essays in the weeks to come., attended two years of community college and lived at home before enrolling at Emerson College in Boston, 3,000 miles away from her family in Washington state.All freshmen struggle with newfound freedoms, decision-making, time and money management, and other responsibilities like doing laundry and planning meals—some or all of which were likely done for them at home, says Jim Kessler, director of the Department of Disability Services at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.For those with a chronic medical condition, adjustments may be even greater."And when I found the arts, I realized that.” Lynch’s goal with this musical theater intensive is to end the overly frail and vulnerable stigmas associated with hemophilia by encouraging kids to find the arts, just like he did. “And if you can channel yourself toward the arts and be like, ‘You know what, I'm more than that. And this is how I'm going to put it in the world and hemophilia can’t take that away from me’ — that is empowering.” Lynch was reminded of that empowerment while reading Sperry's essay — one that stood out for the director.Lynch recalled a specific line that, in his mind, captured the entirety of what the arts can do for kids with hemophilia.“I honestly wasn’t expecting to get picked,” Sperry said. most of us don’t play sports, (but) I’ve always loved singing and dancing (and) that has become … and a way to express (myself).” Sperry — who has been in “Oklahoma!,” played Young Simba in “The Lion King,” Lord Farquaad in “Shrek: The Musical” and is currently in Hillcrest's ensemble for “Hairspray” through Nov.“One of the lines was, ‘I was shy kid who was always at doctor's appointments until everyone saw me onstage as the funny Young Simba.’ That is the whole point right there.The Eastern PA Hemophilia Foundation awards undergraduate college and trade school scholarships to students with hemophilia, v WD and other clotting factor deficiencies.