The scholarship is available to students living with inflammatory diseases*, including Hidradenitis Suppurativa, who are seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited US university/college or trade school, and who plan to enroll for the 2018-2019 school year.

  • Scholarships of up to $15,000 each will be awarded, dependent upon the type of degree pursued.
  • Applicants will be judged based on academic excellence, extracurricular activities, written response to an essay question, and letter of reference.

Applications will be made available on November 13, 2017 on

Applications must be submitted by 12 p.m. CST on January 9, 2018.

Award recipients will be notified by April 18, 2018.

More information on the AbbVie Immunology Scholarship, the application process, and eligibility criteria can be found at