AbbVie Immunology Scholarship

Student with Crohn's disease studying

Supporting students with inflammatory diseases

AbbVie is committed to making it easier for students with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis (UC) to take advantage of higher education.

Student with Crohn's disease studying

Investing in a Smarter, Healthier Future

The AbbVie Immunology Scholarship honors students with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) pursuing higher education. We hope that the scholarship will further empower students with Crohn’s or UC to seek out healthier, more independent lives.

Real Crohn's patient

I try to set an example, and be the person that I wanted to see when I was so sick.

DEVON | Real Crohn’s Patient

Real Crohn's patient

Scholarship information

  • Scholarship amount: up to $15,000 each will be awarded, dependent upon the type of degree pursued
  • Eligibility requirements:
    • A United States citizen, or a legal and permanent resident of the United States
    • Diagnosed with inflammatory diseases, including Crohn’s disease or UC, by a healthcare professional
    • Enrolling in or currently attending an accredited US institution (eg, college, university, or trade/vocational school) for an education during the upcoming academic year
Real UC patient

I have no problem sharing my story. I just don't want it to be a big focus or complain about it because these days it's under control as long as I take my meds every day.

JOE | Real UC Patient

Real UC patient

Find more information on eligibility requirements and the application process.

QUESTION FOR YOU

How long have you been diagnosed?

"I'm not diagnosed"

It’s still important to be open about symptoms you might be experiencing.

Partner with your doctor>

 

"Under a year"

Always stay positive and be proactive. Make sure you know the facts about your condition.

GET THE FACT SHEET>

"1 to 3 years"

Make the most out of every appointment with your specialist.

GET THE Doctor Discussion Guide>

"3 to 5 years"

Do you know how inflammation affects you inside the body—and impacts your symptoms?

See Inside Inflammation>

 

"Over 5 years"

Keep treatment conversations open with your specialist and have more productive visits.

Get The Doctor Discussion Guide>

 

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QUESTION FOR YOU

How often do you experience symptoms?

“Daily”

Schedule an appointment with your specialist and make the visit even more productive.

GET THE Doctor Discussion Guide>

“Weekly”

Have an open conversation with your specialist. Make the most of your next visit.

GET THE Doctor Discussion Guide>

“Monthly”

Make sure that you’re telling your doctor everything they need to know to help you.

GET THE Doctor Discussion Guide>

“Rarely”

Did you know that inflammation can affect you—even if you don’t have symptoms?

SEE INSIDE INFLAMMATION>

Know the basics of Crohn’s or UC

See an overview of facts on Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis (UC)—all on one downloadable page.

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Understand your inflammation

Explore and learn how inflammation affects you with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis (UC)—from inside the body.

Restroom Access Card | Mobile and Printed

Get a Restroom Access Card* and helpful info

Have a discreet way to ask for access to restricted restrooms if you have symptoms. And get updates, resources and more sent to your inbox.

Person sitting at a desk viewing inflammation inside the body on a laptop

Understand your inflammation

Explore and learn how inflammation affects you with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis (UC)—from inside the body.

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Looking for a gastroenterologist?

Find a gastroenterologist—a doctor who specializes in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (UC)—near you.

Woman going over her doctor discussion guide with her doctor

Make the most of your appointments

Our doctor discussion guide can help you talk effectively with your doctor during your visits.

Stopwatch

Is it time to make a personalized action plan?

See how much time your disease is impacting you. Answer 5 quick questions and get 3 customized, timely steps to help you and your doctor take action with your disease.

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