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The application program will be available again in June 2021 {Month Year}. Please return then to view the updated Eligibility and Awards for the 2021 academic year! If you are an applicant who would like to discover more scholarship opportunities you might qualify for, please continue to the Scholarship America Hub and sign up!


Takeda Education Advantage GED Assistance Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

The Education Advantage program represents Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited’s ongoing commitment to the bleeding disorders community.

This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Scholarship America is solely responsible for reviewing all scholarship applications, determining eligibility, and selecting recipients. Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited is not involved in the decision making process.

Applicants to the Education Advantage GED Assistance Program must:

  • Be diagnosed with hemophilia A or B, including those with inhibitors (Factor VII or IX deficiency), or von Willebrand Disease.
  • Be a citizen or legal and permanent resident of the United States.
  • Be a lawful citizen (must not have had a felony conviction).
  • Have completed GED certification within 6 months of application submission.

Employees of Takeda and their immediate family members are eligible provided they meet all other eligibility requirements. Takeda is not involved in the decision making process.


If all eligibility requirements are met, the student will receive a $150 assistance grant.

GED Assistance applications will be accepted throughout the years, and awards will be available quarterly and are reviewed and granted on a first-come, first-serve basis. The deadlines are:

  • March 31
  • June 30
  • September 30
  • December 31

Awards are one-time only.

Payment of Assistance Awards

Scholarship America processes assistance awards on behalf of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited. Payments are processed quarterly based on the application deadline dates:

Application Deadline Check Date
March 31 April 30
June 30 July 31
September 30 October 31
December 31 January 31


As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A copy of your GED certification that includes the applicant’s name and date certification was granted.
  • A Medical Verification Form completed by you and your physician.

Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub!