Matthew Siravo Memorial Scholarship
Epilepsy Foundation New England awards the Matthew Siravo Memorial Scholarship for college-bound high school seniors, residing in the State of Rhode Island, and diagnosed with epilepsy.
Deadline to apply is March 1st 2020 and scholarships will be awarded in the Spring of 2020. Our online Scholarship application will be available here as of Dec. 1st 2019. Call 617-506-6041 x 109 and speak with Joy should you have any questions.
Other Scholarship Options
Students and families living with epilepsy may also be eligible for a range of other scholarship opportunities, including:
CURE Scholarship Program
Made possible by the generous funding of Lundbeck, this program is a one-time scholarship (up to $5,000) for those living with epilepsy, family members & caregivers. The scholarship is to be used toward coursework to advance personal knowledge in research, health education, advocacy and/or awareness in relation to their experiences with epilepsy.
For more information please go to: https://www.cureepilepsy.org/scholarship
UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program
The UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program™ offers educational scholarships to people living with epilepsy, family members and caregivers to help them fulfill their dreams. Since 2005, UCB has awarded over $2 million in scholarships to more than 400 deserving people who have applied their awards to undergraduate and graduate studies.
In 2018, 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.
For more information please go to: https://ucbepilepsyscholarship.com/default.aspx
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