Applications will be accepted annually on November 1st and will close annually on March 1st. Winners will be contacted and formally announced annually in May.

Application Requirements

Are a United States citizen residing in the United States who, at time of application, have been accepted to, or are currently or will be attending an accredited, nonprofit, two- or four-year college, university, or an advanced (post-high school) vocational or technical school ("qualifying institution") as a student in the upcoming 2021-2022 school year. Proof of admission and current enrollment will be required at the time the scholarship is awarded.

Have been diagnosed with a GI condition, at some point were under the care of a licensed physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner working in a physician practice, and have personally used a prescription medication for a GI condition.

Write an essay that describes the impact your diagnosed GI condition has had on your life, as well as the role your physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner has played in helping to treat the condition.

Obtain two (2) letters of recommendation and information about your school and community activities.

A certification by the applicant confirming the diagnosis of a GI condition.

Applications can be submitted to: