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2007 TYLENOL® (Acetaminophen) Scholarship Program To Provide 170 Healthcare Education Grants


Students Pursuing Healthcare Degrees Can Apply Now at

Ft. Washington, PA .–McNeil Consumer Healthcare, a division of McNeil-PPC, Inc., the maker of TYLENOL® (acetaminophen), today announced its annual TYLENOL® Scholarship program for secondary education students pursuing careers in healthcare. The 2007 program will award $250,000 in scholarship funding to 170 students in the form of $1,000 and $5,000 grants.

Students eligible for the TYLENOL® Scholarship are those pursuing a healthcare-related undergraduate or graduate degree in the spring of 2008 at an accredited college, university or vocational-technical school. Those who qualify may apply for the scholarship at

“The TYLENOL® Scholarship program is an example of our company’s commitment to healthcare education,” said Ashley McEvoy, President, McNeil Consumer Healthcare. “The program’s objective is to provide students with access to the best education, which is critically important as they prepare for careers in healthcare.”

TYLENOL® Scholarship applicants will be judged on essay content, work experience, community activities and academic records. Deadline for applications is September 30, 2007, and scholarship recipients will be selected by the end of the year.

TYLENOL® is the best-selling brand of pain reliever for adults in the U.S. and has fifty-years of clinical history to support its safety and efficacy. When used as directed, TYLENOL® has a superior safety profile compared with many other OTC pain relievers. Acetaminophen, the medicine in TYLENOL®, is one of the most studied drugs in the world. However all medicines carry risks of possible side effects. The makers of TYLENOL® strongly recommend consumers read the product label for dosing information and only use TYLENOL® as directed. TYLENOL® should not be used with other acetaminophen-containing products. Consumers should talk with their healthcare professional if they have any questions or concerns.

For more information, visit, or call the TYLENOL® consumer hotline at 1-877-895-3665.


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