Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Crohn's Doesn't Make you Smarter...But a Crohn's Disease Scholarhip Can!

The Crohn's Scholarship Program is one of the largest pharmaceutical-funded scholarships currently available for Crohn's disease patients. UCB awards a total of $300,000 in one-time scholarships of up to $10,000 to people diagnosed with Crohn's disease who are entering or currently enrolled in college, or to adults of any age returning to school. To date, the company has awarded more than $700,000 to fund people's education. More information on the 2008 winners and applications for the 2009 scholarship program can be found at http://www.crohnsandme.com/.

From the Crohn's and Me site - UCB is proud to once again offer 30 one-time scholarships for up to $10,000 each in 2009. This opportunity extends to participants diagnosed with Crohn’s disease who are seeking an associate’s, undergraduate, or graduate degree, or are enrolled in a trade school educational program.

The deadline for application is February 6, 2009.
This is the fourth year UCB has had the opportunity to support those living with Crohn’s disease with the Crohn’s Scholarship Program. The Program aims to help these students continue their education and live beyond the boundaries of their disease.
UCB, Inc., is a global biopharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative treatments for inflammatory diseases such as Crohn’s disease. We’re dedicated to creating unique programs and tools to aid those with Crohn’s in fulfilling their educational ambitions.
We are proud to sponsor a scholarship program that recognizes and rewards your ability to take control of Crohn's – and not allow it to control you.

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