Scholarships For People With Epilepsy
There are many scholarships available for specifically for people with epilepsy. These links are in no way related or connected to Empowering Epilepsy, so please conduct the appropriate research about the organization before applying.
Click the links below for some possible resources:
We can help with:
• Camp scholarships for children with epilepsy between the ages of 6 and 18.
• College and continuing education scholarships for high school graduates and adults returning to college, university, trade school or other institutions of continued learning.
FACES is pleased to accept applications for the 2016 College Scholarship Program. FACES will provide partial financial support for the education of incoming freshmen or currently enrolled college students affected by epilepsy and seizure disorders; award amount will vary from a minimum of $500 and will not exceed $5,000 per student, depending on the applicant’s financial need. We are seeking to recognize the personal accomplishments of those living with epilepsy during their college journey.
The disAbility Scholarship at Microsoft delivers on the mission of Microsoft’s cross disability employee resource group to empower and enable people with disabilities. This scholarship enables high school students with disabilities to go to college and target a career in the technology industry. In addition, we hope to contribute to increasing the pool of persons living with a disability enrolling in higher education and, in the long term, decrease the unemployment bias for this demographic.
This scholarship will be awarded to promising high school seniors who plan to attend a vocational or academic college and have a financial need. The amount of this non-renewable scholarship to be awarded is $5,000, which is paid through the Seattle Foundation on behalf of the disAbility Employee Resource Group (ERG) at Microsoft to the recipient’s school’s Financial Aid Office.
We are always looking for new scholarships for students with epilepsy to make higher education more affordable. If you know of any other scholarships for people with epilepsy please send the information via our Empowering Epilepsy Contact Page.
Taylor Huth Memorial Scholarship Program – Due February 22, 2017
Through The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. You must live in the surrounding area to apply.
A college scholarship fund set up by the family and friends of Benjamin “Taylor” Huth to remember and celebrate Taylor’s zeal and love for life. This is a 1 year – $1,500 scholarship honoring local, outstanding students who have overcome or are working to overcome the challenges of epilepsy. Click here or the link above to learn how to apply. Empowering Epilepsy has no affiliation with this scholarship.
UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program – Due March 10, 2017
In 2017, UCB will award thirty-two scholarships to people living with epilepsy, their family members and caregivers pursuing higher education. Thirty applicants who demonstrate academic and personal achievement will receive scholarships of up to $5,000 each. In addition, two applicants will receive Epilepsy Leader Scholarships of up to $10,000 each honoring the late Sandra Helmers, MD, MPH and the late John M. Pellock, MD, two prominent figures in the epilepsy community who passed away in 2016. The recipients of the Epilepsy Leader Scholarships will demonstrate academic and personal achievement and will also exemplify some of the qualities that Drs. Helmers and Pellock were best known for including a desire to advocate for and serve others, an interest in positively contributing to the epilepsy community and a persevering spirit.
Click here or the link above to apply.