Orangeville Citizen, on Wed, 29 May 2013 18:09:32 -0700
Nominations are now being accepted for Second Annual that rewards remarkable students living with Crohn’s disease and . Canada has one of the highest reported prevalence of ()

Nominations are now being accepted for Second Annual Scholarship Program that rewards remarkable students living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Canada has one of the highest reported prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in the world and 20-30% of people with IBD are diagnosed before the age of 20. To support living with IBD and raise awareness about this , the IBD Scholarship Program is accepting nominations from young people living with IBD.

In partnership with the Crohn’s and (), the Abb- Vie IBD Scholarship Program is designed to award students who are living well with IBD, and strive to sustain an optimal level of wellness allowing them to excel while inspiring others to do the same. Through an unrestricted educational grant by AbbVie, will extend seven one-time scholarships of up to $5,000 CAN to students living with IBD who are entering into or are currently attending a post-. Students of all ages are welcome to apply and the scholarship can be used for any Canadian post-secondary institution.


Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, AbbVie awarding scholarships

About Robert Hill

I founded IDEAS Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society, from my home base in Vancouver, British Columbia. Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society IDEAS is established to raise public awareness of intestinal diseases in order to help remove the stigmas associated with these illnesses. The programs of IDEAS help children, youth and young adults learn to live full lives, find acceptance and gain confidence.

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