Shire ACES Scholarship Program

Recognizing academic achievement in the rare disease community

If you are a recent high school graduate, expect to graduate high school by July 1, 2014 or are a GED credential recipient with a rare disease indicated below, Shire invites you to apply for the Shire ACES (Award for Collegiate Education from Shire) Scholarship.

  • Fabry Disease
  • Friedreich’s Ataxia
  • Gaucher Disease
  • Hereditary Angioedema
  • Hunter Syndrome (MPS II)
  • Metachromatic Leukodystrophy (MLD)
  • Sanfilippo Type A (MPS IIIA)

Shire is committed to fulfilling unmet patient needs in the rare disease community. Our vision is to transform the lives of people around the world, whose health is impacted by rare and other specialized conditions, by providing innovative solutions. We are strongly driven by the desire to provide better lives for patients with rare diseases and as part of our commitment to the rare disease community, we offer the Shire ACES Scholarship. For more information about Shire visit

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  • Scholarship Value


  • Entry Deadline

    June 6, 2014

  • Award Notification

    July 6, 2014