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UCB Announces 2008 UCB Family RA Scholarship Program Recipients
Date:10/28/2008

-- Mary Chin, University of Southern California

-- Veronica Horvath, University of Texas, Houston Medical School

-- Brittney LeFevre, West Texas A&M University

-- Denise Liberton, Pennsylvania State University

-- Rebecca Rothwell, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

-- Jennifer Schmidt, Haverford College

-- Lauren Tognazzini, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis

Obispo

-- Tracy Wietecha, Madonna University

For further information

Bert Kelly, Communications Manager, UCB

Cell: 404.784.6303, Bert.Kelly@ucb-group.com

Eric Miller, Director of U.S. Corporate Communications, UCB

Cell: 404.519.5163, Eric.Miller@ucb-group.com

About the 2008 UCB Family RA Scholarship Program

UCB launched a new rheumatoid arthritis (RA) scholarship pilot program to offer 10, one-time scholarships of up to $10,000 to patients diagnosed with RA and their immediate family members (parent, spouse, child, or sibling) who are seeking an associates, undergraduate, or graduate degree or are enrolled in a trade school educational program. Scholarship recipients were selected by a panel of medical professionals from across the country. Applicants must be enrolled in or awaiting acceptance from a United States-based institution of higher education for the spring semester of 2009; a legal and permanent resident of the United States and a student that demonstrates academic ambition and embraces a way of life that overcomes the boundaries of living with RA. Employees of UCB and their immediate family members are not eligible for this scholarship.

Scholarship amounts will be up to $10,000 to cover the recipient's tuition and/or educational materials expenses. However, if a student does not have a minimum of $10,000 in educational expenses owed for his/her schooling, the scholarship amount will only cover the remaining amount. If upon contacting an applicant UCB learns h
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