Bob Hersh Scholarship Fund

Scholarship Description

To be eligible, candidates must be:

High school upperclassmen or graduates or students in good standing who are already enrolled in a post-secondary program, and planning to enroll in a course of study at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or vocational technical school program or certified training program, with priority given to undergraduate study;


A person affected directly or indirectly by Hemophilia, von Willebrand Disease, another diagnosed bleeding disorder, an iron overload disorder, including hemochromatosis or Gaucher Disease.


Must reside in and/or will attend school in one these 48 upstate NY counties: Albany, Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, Erie, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Genesee, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Montgomery, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Orleans, Oswego, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Schuyler, Seneca, St. Lawrence, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates.

Send Applications to:

Hemophilia Foundation of Upstate New York
Scholarship Application
70 Linden Oaks, 3rd Floor
Rochester, NY 14625

Year of Need: College Freshman,


Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 1,000

Deadline: 2019-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Mary M. Gooley Hemophilia Center
1415 Portland Avenue Suite 500
Rochester, NY 14621

Contact Person:

Phone: 585-922-5700

Fax: 585-922-5775