Susan Skinner Memorial Fund Scholarship

The Susan Skinner Memorial Fund Scholarship (SSMF) provides a unique opportunity for recipients to network and develop skills that can be used to empower themselves and others to advocate for the improved care of women with bleeding disorders in their communities and worldwide.

Deepen your engagement at the global level by enhancing your leadership skills and boosting your confidence to enact real change in your community. We’re looking for eight individuals who identify as women from 18 to 60 years old who are driven to advocate on behalf of women and the bleeding disorders community.

The mission of the SSMF scholarship program is to cultivate leadership and promote the engagement of women of all ages in the global bleeding disorders community through education, training, and networking.

Receive the opportunity of a lifetime to become the next leader in your community. SSMF scholarship program recipients will have the opportunity to attend the 2022 WFH World Congress held in Montreal, Canada. Apply today!

Accepting applications between October 11 to November 15, 2021.

As of 2021, applications to the SSMF Scholarship Program will be received online.

Questions? Please contact us at [email protected].

RECIPIENTS COUNTRY YEAR

Emily Albright
Allison Albright
Amanda Brito del Pino Mouro
Nejiba Chayah
Rana Mahmoud
Marlee Whetten
Nikole Scappe
Shantelle Winslow
Ashley Taylor-Fowlie
Claudia Peña Villena
Michelle Cecil
Joelle Palmatier
Salma Kiran
Leslie Situ-Ferber
Aleksandra Ilijin
Alexandra Gamber
Salima Hadjammar
Danielle Schwager
Mallory O’Connor
Celia Marina Mendoza Choqque
Marija Nakeska
Julia McDougal

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Tunisia
Lebanon
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Pakistan
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Serbia
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Algeria
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Macedonia
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The fund commemorates the late Susan Skinner, an American woman determined to ensure the availability of safe and effective treatment for her two sons. The WFH USA is deeply grateful to Mr. Thomas Skinner who created the fund, family members and friends as well as organizations in the bleeding disorder community who continue to support the fund.

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