Scholarship Instructions

The Hydrocephalus Association proudly offers fourteen scholarships to young adults with hydrocephalus. Each scholarship is in the amount of $1,000 and is awarded in June. Scholarship Applications and Recommendation Forms must be received by March 31, 2017. Please e-mail with questions or requests for additional information.



  • To apply for a scholarship please visit our online application.
  • Follow the instructions, complete and submit the online application.
  • All applications must be completed no later than March 31, 2017.
  • The Scholarship Selection Committee appreciates more rather than less information about you. When answering the questions, please be as detailed and complete as possible.
  • Through our scholarship website, email the person you have chosen to recommend you for the scholarship.
  • We suggest you ask a teacher, counselor, employer, or coach to write on your behalf.
    The person recommending you cannot be a relative.
  • Ask them to submit the online Recommendation Form by March 31, 2017.
  • About February 15, check to make sure that the person you have asked for a recommendation remembers to submit it online so that it arrives by the deadline, no later than March 31, 2017.
  • Completed scholarship Applications and Recommendation Letters must be received no later than March 31, 2017. Scholarship applicants with an incomplete Application and/or Recommendation Letter will not be eligible for the scholarship. There will be no exceptions.
  • If you have questions, please email David E. Roberts.

Information and Criteria

  • Scholarship applicants MUST have hydrocephalus.
  • Applicants must be 17 years of age or older.
  • Scholarship funds must be used for educational purposes such as a two or four-year college, a high school post-graduate year to prepare for college, technical or trade school, an accredited employment-training program or a post-graduate program.
  • The scholarship funds may be used for tuition, books, housing or an expense directly related to the education experience.
  • Completed Scholarship Applications and Recommendation Letters must be submitted no later than March 31, 2017.
  • The Scholarship Selection Committee of the Hydrocephalus Association has sole authority of awarding the scholarships.
  • No financial qualifications will be used in determining scholarship recipients.
  • Scholarships are non-renewable, and we invite you to submit an application each year if you have not previously been awarded a scholarship.
  • The amount of each scholarship is $1,000.
  • The scholarship recipients for HA’s scholarship will be announced and awarded by July 2017.
  • The scholarship recipients for HA’s TTC scholarship will be announced in September 2017 and awarded by July 2017.

Application Forms

Scholarship Criteria

Scholarship Instructions

Scholarship Application


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