Shire is proud to announce the 2014 Shire ACES Scholarship Program!

This scholarship program is continuing last year’s success in recognizing academic achievement in the rare disease community. Recent high school graduates, high school seniors expected to graduate by July 1, 2014, or GED credential recipients who have a diagnosis of one of the following conditions are eligible to apply:

·         Fabry Disease

·         Friedreich’s Ataxia

·         Gaucher Disease

·         Hereditary Angioedema

·         Hunter Syndrome (MPS II)

·         Metachromatic Leukodystrophy (MLD)

·         Sanfilippo Type A (MPS IIIA)

A $5000 scholarship will be awarded for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year. The application deadline is June 6, 2014. Additional program requirements and eligibility criteria can be found on the website.