An educational scholarship for ambitious Students Living with
chronic conditions

The Chronic Boss Scholarship seeks to reward women living with chronic diseases who have persevered and succeeded. Women who have an entrepreneurial spirit, whether that is in launching an initiative, a campaign, a startup, a blog, a club, a fundraiser, or other endeavor. 

Scholarships are awarded in the amount of $1,000 to ten outstanding Chronic Bosses every year.

Apply via by writing an essay explaining how living with a chronic condition has shaped who you are today and highlighting your entrepreneurial endeavors.


The Chronic Boss Scholarship is made possible by the support of Patient Authentic.

Meet Past winners

Since its inception in 2022, The Chronic Boss Scholarship has received over 1,400 applications and awarded $31,000 to 31 incredible women changing our world. 

"I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude for the scholarship I have been awarded for being an entrepreneur with an autoimmune disease. As someone who has faced numerous challenges due to my health condition, this recognition means the world to me and has given me a renewed sense of motivation and validation. This scholarship is a testament to the fact that my hard work and determination have not gone unnoticed, and it serves as a reminder to keep pushing forward no matter what obstacles come my way." 

2023 Scholarship winner