ATLANTA, March 5 Applications are being accepted until March 19, 2010 for the UCB Rheumatoid Arthritis Family Scholarship. These scholarships are for rheumatoid arthritis patients or their immediate family members. Winners are awarded up to $10,000 to continue their studies at an accredited institution of higher education in the U.S.
Requirements and an application can be found at http://www.reachbeyondra.com/scholarship. UCB awards more than 100 scholarships each year to patients suffering from a variety of diseases including epilepsy, Crohn's disease and rheumatoid arthritis.
About The UCB Rheumatoid Arthritis Family Scholarship
The program is designed for applicants of any age. Applicants must be legal and permanent residents of the United States; diagnosed with RA by a physician; seeking an associate's, undergraduate, or graduate degree or enrolled in a trade school educational program; enrolled in or awaiting acceptance from a United States-based institution of higher education; and a student who demonstrates academic ambition and embraces a way of life that overcomes the boundaries of living with RA.
UCB (http://www.ucb.com) is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the research, development and commercialization of innovative medicines with a focus on the fields of central nervous system and immunology disorders. UCB employs approximately 10,000 people in 40 countries.
Bert Kelly, UCB U.S. Communications & Public Relations, 770.970.8491, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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