The Shire ADHD Scholarship Program

The Shire ADHD Scholarship recognizes and supports individuals with ADHD in the U.S. who are pursuing higher education at a college, vocational school, or technical school. The scholarship includes a $2,000 monetary award and a prepaid year of ADHD coaching from the Edge Foundation to assist in the transition to higher education.


Fifty recipients will be selected this year based on community service, volunteer/extracurricular activities and a personal essay describing how ADHD has impacted their lives. This scholarship is intended for U.S. citizens of any age who are accepted to or attending an approved college, university, vocational, or technical school as an undergraduate student for the upcoming academic year who have been diagnosed with ADHD and are under the care of a licensed health care professional for ADHD.

Applicant must be a legal resident of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia. Void where prohibited by law. Contest is subject to all federal, state, and local laws. At the time of submitting this 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 for the Program.

All paper applications and supporting documentation must be postmarked by March 19th. Online applications including the letter of recommendation must be submitted by March 19th at 8 p.m. EST. For additional information on the Shire ADHD Scholarship Program, including the full rules and regulations, please visit our website.

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