In Chittagong, Bangladesh, we partner with the Asian University for
Women to educate a new generation of leaders in Asia. The AbbVie
Foundation provides scholarships for students to attend the
university, while AbbVie scientists and physicians provide weekly
video lectures to students on topics ranging from early molecular
modeling to drugs for neglected diseases.
Students living with chronic disease face significant obstacles while
they pursue higher education. Scholarships supported by AbbVie aim to
empower students in the United States to achieve their educational goals.
The AbbVie Immunology Scholarship provides financial
support to exceptional students living with Crohn’s disease,
ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic
arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, uveitis,
hidradenitis suppurativa and psoriasis. Scholars are chosen based on
academic excellence, community involvement, written response to an
essay question and ability to serve as a positive role model for their communities.
The AbbVie CF Scholarship acknowledges the
achievements of students living with cystic fibrosis (CF). Recipients
are selected based on criteria including academic record and
extracurricular activities, essay and creative presentation. Since its
inception 24 years ago the scholarship program has awarded more than
$2.6 million in scholarships to young adults with CF as they pursue
goals of higher education.