Who is eligible to apply?
Residents of the United States over 18 years of age who have been diagnosed with Wilson’s
The following individuals are not eligible to participate in the Wilson’s Wisdom Recognition
- Healthcare professionals (e.g., physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners) and
their staffs, and the families of each (e.g., parents, children, siblings, and spouses, and
those with whom they live) are NOT eligible to participate in the program.
- Employees of Bausch Health or any of its affiliates or of any entity assisting in the
administration of the Bausch Health Wilson’s Wisdom Recognition Program, and their immediate
family members, are not eligible to participate in the program.
- Anyone eligible for reimbursement of prescriptions, in whole or in part, by any federal,
state or other governmental programs, including, but not limited to, Medicare (including
Medicare Advantage and Part A, B and D plans), Medicaid, TRICARE, Veterans Administration or
Department of Defense health coverage, CHAMPUS, the Puerto Rico Government Health Insurance
Plan, or any other federal or state healthcare programs, are not eligible to participate in
- The use of a Bausch Health product (Syprine/Cuprimine) is not required to
participate in the Wilson’s Wisdom Recognition Program.
Is there any cost to apply?
There is no cost to apply for this program.
Where do I submit my application?
All applications must be submitted as PDF files to WilsonsWisdom@syneoshealth.com. See the
Application section above.
Who do I contact if I’m having technical difficulties submitting my application?
Feel free to send an email to WilsonsWisdom@syneoshealth.com. Please
include your issue and contact info and someone will assist you.
When are applications due?
Your application must be submitted in its entirety before 11:59 p.m. EST on December 31, 2021.
Will you accept late entries??
Late entries will not be accepted. Bausch Health is not responsible for and will not consider any
late, lost, or incomplete applications.
Will I receive a confirmation email once I submit my application?
Yes, you will receive a response confirming your application has been received within one
Does my entire application need to be submitted by the due date in order to qualify?
Yes, you must submit your application before 11:59 p.m. EST on December 31, 2021.
What are the award packages?
Applicants can select from:
- One-time private Skype cooking class with chef to cook dish of individuals’ choice
at The Chef and The Dish
- One-year subscription to Master Class with courses including cooking with Wolfgang
- Products may include: cooking utensils, personalized wooden spoon, personalized
apron, and a bound copy of the WD Rx Access cookbook
- Mental Health
- One-year subscription to Calm app for guided meditations
- One-year subscription to Alo Moves with unlimited fitness and yoga classes
- One-year subscription to Master Class, with courses including RuPaul’s lesson on
- Products may include: yoga equipment, personalized water bottle, stress balls,
personalized journal, personalized pens
- Gotham Writers courses such as memoir writing. Recipients can select from courses up
to the value of one 10-week online workshop
- One-year subscription to Master Class with courses including: Margaret Atwood on
creative writing, Neil Gaiman on the art of storytelling
- Products may include: journal, personalized pens, writing prompts activity,
Who will own the rights to my essay and application materials?
All essays and the rights to their publication become the property of Bausch Health, which may
use, edit or excerpt these entries including your name, Wilson’s disease status, and the content
of the essay for promotional or any other purpose without attribution or compensation,
additional or otherwise.
Bausch Health reserves the right to use the recipients’ names, likenesses and quotes in any
advertising, websites or promotional materials relating to this competition without further
notification, permission, or compensation to the recipients.
What are my responsibilities if selected for the Wilson’s Wisdom Recognition
You must be able to provide proof of acceptance to or enrollment in a learning experience
following being selected for the program.
You must sign and return all required documents from the Award Acceptance Package within 10
business days of the date you were notified of the award (signature will be required).
How will winners be contacted?
Recipients will be contacted by phone, email and/or confirmed with a letter in the mail.
How will the applications be evaluated?
All applications will be reviewed by a Review Committee composed of representatives chosen by the
The Review Committee will first review each application to ensure the submission is complete and
the applicant meets all of the eligibility requirements contained on WDRxAccess.com. All
incomplete submissions and applications submitted by ineligible applicants shall be disqualified.
All applicantions will be judged based on their essays and ability to demonstrate that receiving
an award will contribute to advocacy efforts and dedication to the Wilson’s disease community.
To ensure a fair evaluation process, each judge will have a score sheet and guidelines so they
can fairly evaluate certain criteria. When the top applications are narrowed down, all judges
will discuss applications and essays to select the recipients. Decisions of the judging panel
are final and are not subject to appeal. No application feedback will be given.
How many individuals will be awarded?
Up to 10 individuals will be selected. Bausch Health, the Program Sponsor, reserves the right not
to award all Scholarships in the event it receives an insufficient number of eligible entries
that meet the minimum judging criteria, as determined by the Program Sponsor at its sole and