Ortho Dermatologics Scholarships

Undergraduate
Colin Axnér

Tracy, California

University of California, Berkeley

“I am so grateful to be receiving the ASPIRE HIGHER Scholarship from Valeant Dermatology because it will help me enormously with my financial situation and allow me to focus on my studies. This opportunity will allow me to further my knowledge and help make the world a better place.”

Courtney Sayre

Marcellus, New York

State University of New York at Oswego

“I am so very excited and blessed for the opportunities that this scholarship will allow me to pursue in my academic future. Thank you, Valeant Dermatology!”

Jordyn Schara

North Freedom, Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin–Madison

“I am honored and grateful to have been selected as a recipient of the Valeant Dermatology ASPIRE HIGHER Scholarship. Because of their generosity, I am now one step closer to completing my double major degrees in religion and gender studies.”

Graduate
Joshua Haag

New York, New York

Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus

“Great thanks to Valeant Dermatology for their support and generosity! I'm very grateful for this scholarship award.”

Stephanie Laning

Worth, Illinois

Utah State University

“I am so thankful to have received this scholarship. It made the difference in my being able to start school this year as opposed to next! Starting this fall I will begin working towards earning my master of education in deaf education. I am very blessed to have won.”

Neela Persad

Homestead, Florida

Columbia University

“Words cannot begin to describe how incredibly grateful I am to be chosen as a recipient of the Valeant ASPIRE HIGHER Scholarship. I will be pursuing a masters of public health that focuses on sociomedical sciences and health and human rights at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.”

Today's Woman
Laura Lasseter

Flowery Branch, Georgia

University of Georgia Graduate School

“I am so thankful and so overwhelmed by the blessing of this scholarship. I've been working my way through graduate school, studying to be a clinical social worker, two classes at a time, while balancing motherhood and full-time work with children and families in crisis. This scholarship will allow me to finish my coursework in the next year, which blesses not only my finances, but also my family and the organization I work for.”

Siobhan Reagan

Front Royal, Virginia

Ave Maria University

“If it weren’t for the scholarship, I don’t know if I’d be able to attend. Without it, I wouldn’t have this opportunity.”

Farah Sayyed-Unas

Bloomingdale, New Jersey

Rutgers University

“I am deeply grateful to Valeant for awarding me this generous scholarship. As an MBA student with a dual concentration in real estate and leadership, this scholarship has lightened my financial burden, which allows me to focus more on the most important aspect of school, learning.”