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40 High-Achieving Students with Cystic Fibrosis Receive $100,000 Total in Higher Education Scholarships From SolvayCARES(SM)
Date:9/15/2008

- One Outstanding Student to Become the SolvayCARES Thriving Student

Achiever and Receive $10,000 to Further Academic Goals -

MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has awarded scholarships totaling $100,000 to 40 students living with cystic fibrosis (CF) through its SolvayCARES Scholarship program. Each student has received a one-year award of $2,500 to help finance post-secondary education. This fall, one SolvayCARES Scholarship winner will go on to earn the title of "Thriving Student Achiever" through an online voting process at http://www.SolvayCARESScholarship.com and be honored with a scholarship totaling $10,000.

Cystic fibrosis presents extraordinary health burdens for patients and financial challenges for their families. Thanks to tremendous advances in medical treatments, more young adults with CF are living longer, healthier lives than ever before, and many more are pursuing dreams of higher education. Cystic fibrosis is an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and adults in the United States. Today, more than 40 percent of people living with CF are aged 18 or older.(1)

For 16 years, Solvay Pharmaceuticals has awarded scholarships to high-achieving students with CF to encourage their pursuit of educational goals. The Scholarship is one aspect of the SolvayCARES program, which was created to address the specific needs of this patient population by providing support in a variety of formats throughout their lives as patients' needs evolve with age -- such as upon graduation from high school.

"The SolvayCARES Scholarship helped ease the financial responsibility of my higher education and allowed me to focus on what really matters -- earning my doctoral degree in clinical psychology so that I can pursue my dream of working in clinical therapy with individuals affe
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