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.