The Salix Gastrointestinal Health Scholars Award

Salix is proud to offer an annual scholarship program – totaling $100,000 – that recognizes outstanding students living with GI disease, as they pursue their higher education goals.

Essay submissions will close at 11:59 PM EST on Thursday, April 2, 2020. Winners will be contacted directly and formally announced in May 2020.

  • Undergraduate Scholar Awards (4 winners)– Eligible students must have applied to, been accepted to, or are currently attending a qualifying institution in pursuit of an undergraduate or vocational/technical degree.
  • Graduate Scholar Awards (4 winners) – Eligible students must have applied to, been accepted to, or are currently attending a graduate program at a qualifying institution in pursuit of a graduate degree.
  • Working Parent’s Scholar Awards (1 winner) – Eligible students must be parents who have applied to, been accepted to, or are currently attending a qualifying institution in pursuit of an undergraduate, vocational/technical, or graduate degree.
  • Single Parent’s Scholar Awards (1 winner) – Eligible students must be parents who have applied to, been accepted to, or are currently attending a qualifying institution in pursuit of an undergraduate, vocational/technical, or graduate degree.

All essays and the rights to their publication become the property of Salix Pharmaceuticals, which may use, edit or excerpt these entries including your name, GI condition, and the content of the essay for promotional or any other purpose without attribution or compensation, additional or otherwise.

Salix reserves the right to use the scholarship recipients' names, likenesses and quotes in any advertising, websites or promotional materials relating to this competition without further notification, permission, or compensation to the recipients.


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