SCTPN Undergraduate Scholarship

Awards Available: Varies

Scholarship Description

Young adults with SCD who are high school seniors or current undergraduates matriculated at an accredited college are qualified to apply for the SCTPN Scholarship. Applicants must be full-time students and have a minimum 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale.


  • All applicants must be full-time students
  • Must provide certification from a physician verifying you have Sickle Cell Disease and/or Thalassemia
  • Minimum 2.75 out of 4.0 GPA or equivalent

Application Process

  1. Submit an unofficial transcript that reflects a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75
  2. Write a 500 word essay answering the appropriate question provided
  3. All entering undergraduate freshmen must submit a copy of their college acceptance letter
  4. Selected recipients must be willing to participate in the annual Sickle Cell Walk (i.e. Social media post/article, starting a virtual team, volunteering during the walk, etc)

SCTPN Undergraduate Scholarships are dedicated to academic excellence and assisting young adults living with a hemoglobinopathy to continue their education. The scholarship is awarded biannually to students accepted to an accredited two or four-year college or university. Scholarship recipients may apply annually for continued assistance. SCTPN will follow undergraduate recipients throughout their college experience, provide needed support and mentoring activities.

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