Christopher Mark Pitkin Memorial Scholarship
The Christopher Mark Pitkin Memorial Scholarship is for individuals who have hemophilia or other bleeding disorder, and thier immediate family members. This scholarship fund has been created to honor the memory of Chris Pitkin, health policy consultant and advocate, a leader in the hemophilia community, former president of the Foundation and a beloved friend of many.
Chris was known for his clear-headed ability to set goals and priorities and to pursue them to attainment. Many of those who knew him experienced his encouragement to set their own goals, move forward, and further develop their own potential. In keeping with his beliefs and his actions, this scholarship will be awarded to an individual who demonstrates these principles of goal-orientation and motivation. Awards of the scholarship will be based primarily upon the applicant’s statements of goals and intentions, with secondary consideration given to location (priority-Southern California), progress in school, community contributions, extent of need, etc.