UCB Canada Inc., is a global biopharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative treatments for inflammatory diseases, such as: rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis, ankylosing spondylitis, and non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis. UCB Canada Inc. is dedicated to creating unique programs and tools to aid patients in reaching above and beyond the boundaries of their disease and fulfilling their educational ambitions. Now in its fourteenth year, the UCBeyond Scholarship Program has allocated 185 scholarships and approximately $925,000 CDN to Canadian students.
This program is designed for applicants of any age. Applicants must be:
A) A legal and permanent resident of Canada;
B) Diagnosed with inflammatory arthritis by a physician;
C) Seeking an associate's, undergraduate, or graduate degree from a Canadian university; a diploma or certificate from a Canadian college; or enrolled in a trade school educational program;
D) A student who demonstrates academic ambition and embraces a way of life that goes above and beyond the boundaries of living with inflammatory arthritis;
E) Enrolled in or awaiting acceptance from a Canadian-based institution of higher education for the fall/winter semester of 2021/2022; and
F) Has not received the UCBeyond Scholarship before.
The Selection of Recipients and Determination of the Scholarship Amount Selection of recipients will be at the sole discretion of an independent selection committee, comprised of medical professionals and patient representatives. Winners will be notified during the month of September 2021 via a personal telephone call and a confirmation letter. After a winner's educational enrollment has been verified for the fall/winter semester of 2021/2022, the scholarship cheque will be made payable to and directly mailed to the recipient. Individual scholarship amounts will be awarded up to $5,000 CDN to cover the recipient's tuition and/or educational materials and expenses (if a student does not have a minimum of $5,000 CDN in tuition and educational material costs, the scholarship amount will only cover the actual cost of tuition and/or educational material expenses up to $5,000 CDN).
Please note that the UCBeyond Scholarship may only be awarded once to the same applicant. Employees of UCB Canada Inc. and their immediate family members are not eligible for this scholarship