Kidney Scholarships

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Scholarship Name: American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD)
Summary: AAHD Scholarship Program - General Disability. $1,000
Residency: National
Website: http://www.aahd.us/initiatives/scholarship-program/

Scholarship Name: The AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability
Summary: $1,000 scholarship to a full-time undergraduate (sophomore and above) or graduate student with a disability who is studying the disability, public health, or other health-related field
Residency: National
Website:  https://www.aahd.us/initiatives/scholarship-program/

Scholarship Name: Bright Star Recognition Award
Summary: $250 award for patients, family members or medical caregivers who deserve to be recognized for their courage, strength, determination, generosity of spirit or kindness.
Residency: National
Website: http://www.kidneyurology.org/Patient_Resources/scholarships.php

Scholarship Name: Camp BRIDGES Scholarship Program
Summary: For graduating seniors who are transplant patients going on to further their education. Interested students apply for the scholarship during teen camp. Up to $1,000 is offered to two students. 
Residency: Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee.
Website:  http://www.campbridges.org/scholarship-progam/

Scholarship Name:Carolyn Wilson Dialysis Patient Scholarship Program
Summary: Scholarship program provides financial support of up to $5,000 per person per year for individuals with end stage renal disease living in Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. 
Residency: Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma
Website: http://www.kidneyfund.org/financial-assistance/scholarships/

Scholarship Name: Couey Memorial Educational Scholarship
Summary: Couey Memorial Educational Scholarship was established in memory of siblings Danny Couey, a heart transplant recipient and his sister Mary Couey, an artist, naturalist and avid supporter of donation. 
Residency: Georgia
Website:  https://gatransplant.org/-support-programs/academic-scholarships/

Scholarship Name: Covelli Family Achievement Award
Summary: A $500 scholarship will be awarded to an elementary, middle, or high school student diagnosed with kidney disease who has improved his/her academic or life skills. 
Residency: National
Website: http://www.kidneyurology.org/Patient_Resources/scholarships.php

Scholarship Name: Culpepper Exum Scholarship
Summary: Awards scholarships annually for individuals on dialysis or a kidney recipient to attend an accredited educational program. 
Residency: Kansas, Missouri
Website:  https://www.kidney.org/offices/nkf-serving-western-missouri-kansas-and-oklahoma

Scholarship Name: Daly “Perfect Match” Scholarship
Summary: Daly “Perfect Match” Scholarship is awarded to a transplant recipient, dependent or sibling of a transplanted child. This scholarship was established in honor of Mrs. Daly’s successful kidney transplant from her “perfect match” donor, Mr. Daly. The Daly family wants to honor other transplant patients and families by providing this scholarship for a deserving applicant. 
Residency: Georgia
Website: https://gatransplant.org/-support-programs/academic-scholarships/

Scholarship Name: Dialysis Scholarship Fund
Summary: Provides financial assistance for educational tuition and related expenses for pre-kidney transplant patients whom are or will be undergoing dialysis treatments. 
Residency: National
Website: http://dialysisscholarshipfund.org

Scholarship Name: Donate Life Georgia
Summary: Donate Life Georgia – this scholarship was established to honor donor families without whom transplantation would not be possible. This scholarship is awarded to an organ donor family member, an organ recipients, or the dependent of an organ recipient attending a college in the state of Georgia. This scholarship was established by Donate Life Georgia, a statewide alliance formed to educated the public about organ, tissue, and eye donation whose mission is to assist in mobilizing the transplant community to educate Georgians on the need for organ, eye, and tissue donation and to motivate the public to make an actionable donor designation. 
Residency: Georgia
https://gatransplant.org/-support-programs/academic-scholarships/

Scholarship Name: Dunkerley Family Dependent Scholarship
Summary:$1,000 scholarship awarded to the dependent of a transplant recipient and renewable for a period up to four years. 
Residency: Georgia
Website: https://gatransplant.org/-support-programs/academic-scholarships/

Scholarship Name: FOSRX/FAST Scholarship Program
Summary: Annual scholarship program that offers three different monetary awards with varying diagnoses and eligibility requirements. 
Residency: National
Website: http://fosrx.com/wp/scholarships/

Scholarship Name: Georgia Chapter of the International Transplant Nurses Society Scholarship
Summary: Georgia Chapter of the International Transplant Nurses Society Scholarship is a one year scholarship to support an applicant, in the above categories, who is interested in pursuing a degree in healthcare. This scholarship is sponsored by Georgia Chapter ITNS. 
Residency: Georgia
Website: https://gatransplant.org/-support-programs/academic-scholarships/

Scholarship Name:: GTF Sibling Scholarship
Summary: GTF Sibling Scholarship is awarded to the sibling of a transplanted child 22 years old or younger. 
Residency: Georgia
Websitehttps://gatransplant.org/-support-programs/academic-scholarships/

Scholarship Name: IOPO Foundation Scholarships
Summary: Indiana Donor Network staff members contribute money each year to fund educational scholarships for the family members of Indiana organ and tissue donors, as well as living organ donors, transplant recipients, people waiting for organs and their family members. We are also delighted to accept direct donations for this scholarship program. Our fervent hope is that scholarship winners will not only further their education, but will also help further public education about organ, eye and tissue donation. 
Residency: Indiana
Website: https://indianadonornetwork.org/foundation/scholarships/

Scholarship Name: Isabelle Christenson Memorial Scholarship
Summary: Awards a scholarship to an individual or family member of someone directly impacted by organ tissue, or cornea donation including transplant candidates, recipients, their immediate family and donor family members. 
Residency: National
Website: http://izziesgifts.org/scholarships.php

Scholarship Name: Joseph DiMartino Scholarship Award
Summary: Provides two scholarships as a one-time grant to one graduating high school senior and one adult kidney patient. 
Residency: New York (specifically the counties of Chemung, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne orYates County)
Websitehttps://www.kidney.org/offices/nkf-serving-upstate-new-york

Scholarship Name: Kidney & Urology Foundation of America New Day Education and Rehabilitation Award
Summary: Up to $1,000 (renewable for 4 years) for adult patients (aged 25 and older) with kidney or urologic disease who are seeking to complete a degree, obtain a professional certification, learn a new job skill, change careers, or engage in physical rehabilitation
Residency: National
Website:  http://www.kidneyurology.org/Patient_Resources/scholarships.php

Scholarship Name: KT/DA Scholarship
Summary: Scholarships are available to kidney patients (including donors) or members of their immediate families for continuation of education beyond high school. Because resources are limited, scholarships vary from year to year. 
Residency: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont
Websitehttp://www.ktda.org/scholarship.html

Scholarship Name: Larry Smock Scholarship
Summary: A scholarship is available for Indiana residents who are on dialysis, have received a kidney transplant, or have a diagnosis of chronic kidney disease. Scholarships must go towards pursuing higher education in an academic or monitored occupational setting
Residency: Indiana
Website: https://www.kidney.org/offices/nkf-indiana

Scholarship Name: Legacy of Life Scholarship
Summary and Residency: The WRTC (Washington Regional Transplant Center) awards $14,000 in scholarship to high school seniors in their jurisdiction of Virginia (Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Stafford, and Fauquier counties and cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax, Manassas, and Manassas Park); Maryland (Montgomery, Prince George’s, and Charles counties) 
Northern Virginia (specifically the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Clarke, Spotsylvania, Stafford, King George, and Fauquier as well as the
independent cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas Park); Maryland (Montgomery, Prince George’s, and Charles counties
only); and the District of Columbia
Website: http://www.beadonor.org/community-outreach/scholarship-information

Scholarship Name: Louie Family Foundation Scholarship
Summary: Program provides a scholarship to high school students that have shown exceptional levels of achievement and are planning to attend college or a university. Preference is given to students with a documented serious medical disability. 
Residency: National
Websitehttp://www.louiefamilyfoundation.org/scholarship-application

Scholarship Name: Mallory Smith Legacy Scholarship
Summary: Mallory Smith Legacy Scholarship is awarded to a transplant recipient or a dependent. This scholarship was endowed by the Smith family in memory of Mallory Smith, a two time liver recipient, cheerleader and mentor. 
Residency: Georgia
Website: https://gatransplant.org/-support-programs/academic-scholarships/

Scholarship Name: Meg Jeffrey Memorial Scholarship
Summary: Meg Jeffrey Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a transplant recipient in memory of long-time GTF volunteer, friend, and supporter Meg Jeffrey and her passion for helping young transplant recipients “redesign the dream” and pursue their goals in life following a transplant. 
Residency: Georgia
Website:  https://gatransplant.org/-support-programs/academic-scholarships/

Scholarship Name: Michael Calkins Memorial Scholarship
Summary: Michael Calkins Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a transplant recipient, dependent or sibling of a transplanted child. It honors the perseverance exhibited by those impacted by transplantation; who overcome the illness and its many tethers to pursue an education that allows them to develop intellectually, emotionally and physically. 
Residency: Georgia
Website: https://gatransplant.org/-support-programs/academic-scholarships/

Scholarship Name: Michael Corea Scholarship
Summary: Ohio residents offered by TRIO Greater Cleveland Chapter will be awarded to a deserving transplant candidate, recipient, or living donor.
Residency: Ohio
Website: http://www.triocleveland.org/Scholarship_Program.html

Scholarship Name: New Day Education and Rehabilitation Award
Summary: A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to adult patients with kidney disease who are seeking to complete their education, learn a new job skill or engage in physical rehabilitation. 
Residency: New York; New Jersey
Website: http://www.kidneyurology.org/Patient_Resources/scholarships.php

Scholarship Name: Neyhart Scholarship
Summary: The scholarship was established to support patients living with kidney disease or children of patients with kidney disease. 
Residency: National
Website: https://unckidneycenter.org/neyhart-scholarship/

Scholarship Name: NFK Educational Scholarship Program
Summary: Scholarships for transplant recipients and dialysis patients. 
Residency: Utah, Idaho, Wyoming
Websitehttps://www.kidneyut.org/services/#tab-id-4

Scholarship Name: PAF's Scholarship for Survivors
Summary: Grants twelve $3,000 scholarships to individuals under the age of 25 that are or have been diagnosed with cancer or a critical or life threatening disease.  
Residency: National
Website: http://www.patientadvocate.org/help.php?p=69

Scholarship Name: Peter and Bruce Bidstrup Memorial Scholarship
Summary: Academic scholarships are available for dialysis and kidney transplant patients in Arizona. Eligible applicants must be chronic renal failure patients, dialysis patients or kidney transplant patients who reside in Arizona and can demonstrate a need for financial assistance to further their education. 
Residency: Arizona
Websitehttps://azkidney.org/scholarships

Scholarship Name: Richie's Spirt Foundation
Summary: Transplant Assistance Grants in honor of Richie Herskowitz, the first double lung transplant recipient, to off-set non-medical expenses for families. Also $5,000 college scholarship available. The mission is to promote organ donation to people of all ages through education awareness programs, grants to honor Richie's memory, and inspiring others to live life with a positive spirit. 
Residency: National
Websitehttp://www.richiesspirit.org/

Scholarship Name: The Betty Montoya Gift of Life scholarship
Summary: The Betty Montoya Gift of Life scholarship honors former APS teacher and kidney transplant recipient Betty Montoya with two $1,000.00 scholarships and two $500 scholarships to graduating seniors from a New Mexico high school
Residency: New Mexico
Website: http://www.otapnm.com/scholarship

Scholarship Name: The Jessica Beth Schwartz Scholarship
Summary: Awards $2,500 scholarships yearly to transplant recipients under the age of 25 who are a senior in high school or enrolled in a 2 or 4 year college, university, or trade/technical school, offered to students residing in the Gift of Life Donor Program (OPO) service area Residency: Eastern half of Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey or Delaware
Gift of Life Donor Program (OPO) service area (Eastern half of Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey or Delaware) 
Website: http://www.donors1.org/patient/resources/jessiesday/

Scholarship Name: The Marcena Lozano Memorial Scholarship Fund
Summary: In memory of their daughter Marcena, the Lozanos offer several $1,000-$3,000 undergraduate scholarships with preference to candidates in western New York state but awarded to students all across the country (i.e., $37,000 in the past three years, each year always subject to available funds). 
Residency: New York State or Pennsylvania
Websitehttp://marcenasmiracles.com/scholarship/apply.html

Scholarship Name: Theresa Lackey Living Donor Scholarship
Summary: Theresa Lackey Living Donor Scholarship is awarded to a living donor. This scholarship was endowed by the Lumpkin family in honor of kidney recipient Karen Lumpkin Sortor’s living donor Theresa. 
Residency: Georgia
Website: https://gatransplant.org/-support-programs/academic-scholarships/

Scholarship Name: Thomas F. Smith Recipient Scholarship
Summary: Thomas F. Smith Recipient Scholarship is awarded to a transplant recipient in honor of, Thomas F. Smith. Mr. Smith, a kidney recipient, founded the Georgia Transplant Foundation in 1992. 
Residency: Georgia
Website: https://gatransplant.org/-support-programs/academic-scholarships/

Scholarship Name:Transplant Recipients International Organization (TRIO) Scholarship Program
SummaryTRIO awards several non-renewable $1,000 scholarships to transplant candidates, recipients, donors, and their immediate family members each year. Applicants must be TRIO members to be eligible for the scholarship (TRIO membership dues are $20 per year). 
Residency: National
Website: https://www.trioweb.org/resources/trio-scholarships.html

Scholarship Name:Vincent Stefano Scholarship Award
Summary: A scholarship of up to $2,000 will be awarded to a college-bound young adult with kidney disease. 
Residency: National
Website: http://www.kidneyurology.org/Patient_Resources/scholarships.php

Scholarship Name: WSAJ Past Presidents' Scholarship
Summary: The Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) created the WSAJ Past Presidents' Scholarship Fund in 1991. Applicants must be high school seniors who have a history of achievement despite having been a victim of injury or overcoming a disability, handicap, or similar challenge and a documented need for financial assistance. They must also have a record of commitment to helping people in need or protecting the rights of injured persons and a plan or commitment to apply your education toward helping people. The scholarship is only open to residents of Washington. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. 
Residency: Washington State  
Website: https://www.washingtonjustice.org/index.cfm?pg=Scholarship

Scholarship Name: Donate Life Nebraska Scholarship
Summary: Donate Life Nebraska is offering one $1,000 scholarship to a Nebraska high school senior in memory of Michael Peters, a heart and kidney recipient who was a screenwriting student at Loyola Marymount University and a life-long advocate for organ donation
Residency: Nebraska
Websitehttp://wp.lps.org/lswcounseling/2017/03/21/donate-life-nebraska-scholarship/

Scholarship Name: Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency
Summary: The Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency (MORA) will present 14 scholarships in May to high school seniors across Mississippi who believe in the lifesaving and life healing gifts that organ, eye and tissue donation can be for others.  They offer 11 $500 scholarships and 1 $1,000 scholarship to the highest scoring student essay combined with GPA and a few other measurements associated with donation. 
Residency: Mississippi
Website: http://www.msora.org/tag/scholarships/

Scholarship Name: Betsy Niles Scholarship
Summary: The Betsy Niles scholarship is offered in memory of Betsy Niles, a children's book editor and lifelong resident of Montclair. Betsy died in 2011 and, in keeping with her tradition of lifelong giving, her organs were donated. Betsy was known for always giving the perfect gift for every occasion. Betsy's last gift was the greatest gift of all, the gift of life. 
Residency: New Jersey
Website: https://www.njsharingnetwork.org/scholarship

Scholarship Name: Missy's Miracle Scholarship
Summary: Missy's Miracle was created in celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Missy Rodriguez's liver transplant. The program directly supports scholarships to high school students. 
Residency: New Jersey
Website: https://www.njsharingnetwork.org/scholarship

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