Rare Scholars Scholarship

$20,000

March 30, 2021

Awards Available: See Description

  • Scholarship Description
  • RARE Scholars, an annual scholarship for students living with rare disease, aims to empower patients with continued education by recognizing students who have demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities. The RARE Scholars program will distribute up to $20,000 each year, awarding $5,000 for undergraduate four-year or graduate studies or $2,500 for two-year or vocational-technical studies. Applicants must be high school seniors, graduates or current post-secondary or graduate level students diagnosed with Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) Phenylketonuria (PKU) or Batten disease. Applicants must be high school seniors, graduates, current post-secondary undergraduates, or graduate level students with a minimum 3.0 (out of 4.0) GPA. Must plan to enroll in full-time or part-time (minimum 6 credits per term) undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the U.S. or U.S. Territories for the entire academic year. Must be U.S. and ex-U.S. residents enrolled in U.S.-based schools, including U.S. territories. Recipients are notified in May. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 105 Digital Dr
  • Novato, CA 94949
  • biomarin@scholarshipamerica.org
  • 415-506-6700

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