Recognizing academic achievementin the rare disease community

Eligibility

Eligibility


To be eligible you must:

  • Be a current undergraduate college student or expect to graduate high school or be a GED credential recipient by July 1, 2019.
  • Be diagnosed with a rare disease indicated below
    • Acute antibody mediated rejection
    • Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropthy]
    • CMV in transplant patients
    • Congenital alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
    • Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE)
    • Fabry disease
    • Gaucher disease
    • Hereditary angioedema
    • Hypoparathryodism
    • MPS II (Hunter syndrome)
    • Primary immunodeficiency
    • Short bowel syndrome]/li>
    • Status epilepticus
  • Be planning to enroll, or currently enrolled, at an accredited US college or university (undergraduate), or US vocational school
  • Be a US citizen or legal and permanent resident of the US
  • Not be a Shire employee or an immediate family member of a Shire employee
  • See also additional program Disclosures