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Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship

Scholarship Deadline: March 8, 2017
Scholarship Value: $2,000
Number of Scholarships - 55


To be eligible for a National Scholarship or an Employee Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

A) Be accepted to, or enrolled in a 2- or 4-year Undergraduate Program or a Graduate Program (of one or more years in length) at an accredited college, university, trade school, technical school, or vocational school located in the United States as defined by the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (as amended from time to time) (a "Qualifying Institution"). Please visit http://www.ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx to confirm Qualifying Institutions. For purposes of eligibility requirements of this Scholarship, an Undergraduate Program consists of a 2-year associate's degree program or a 4-year bachelor's degree program; whereas, a Graduate Program consists of an advanced, graduate academic degree program of one (1) or more years duration (undertaken or to be undertaken by an applicant who has already obtained a bachelor's degree) including but not limited to, a master's degree program or a PhD or doctorate degree program. To be eligible for a National Scholarship or an Employee Scholarship, the applicant must be enrolled or accepted to an Undergraduate Program or a Graduate Program at a Qualifying Institution.

B) Be a legal resident of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia.

C) At the time of submitting the Application, each applicant must be diagnosed with ADHD and under the care of a licensed health care provider for ADHD, although no specific future or ongoing plan of management or treatment for applicant's ADHD is required in order for applicant to be eligible to receive a Scholarship.

D) Each potential award recipient must provide proof of age (a notarized, legible copy of a birth certificate, driver's license, passport, military identification card, or other identification card issued by the state or federal governments containing your date of birth) with the Acceptance Package (as defined below).

E) All applicants selected as potential award recipients must have a licensed health care professional confirm their ADHD diagnosis by completing a Confirmation of Diagnosis and submitting it to Shire. Shire will mail potential award recipients the Confirmation of Diagnosis form. Potential award recipients who fail to provide a Confirmation of Diagnosis by a licensed health care professional will not receive an award.