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Programs

Scholarship Program

For graduating high school seniors

The EAWCP has offered a scholarship program since 2001. Each year a number of scholarships are available ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 depending on funding from private and corporate donations. At least five $1,000 scholarships funded by the EAWCP will be awarded.

To be eligible for the EAWCP Scholarship, a person must: have a diagnosis of epilepsy/seizure disorder, provide proof of acceptance to a post-secondary academic or vocational program, be a high school senior, attend school full-time, and be a legal resident of western/central Pennsylvania. (see map of counties)

Applications are available beginning in October, and are generally due in Mid-March. If you are interested in applying for next year’s scholarship program, please download the application.

Other Scholarship Opportunities

For high school students, college students, and/or family members.

Foundation for Science and Disability

https://usascholarships.com/foundation-science-disability-grant-program/

The Foundation for Science and Disability (FSD) Student Award Program is for fourth year undergraduate and graduate students who have a disability. Awards of $1,000 each are made to qualified college or university students in any field of Mathematics, Science, Medicine, Technology, or Engineering.

Lime Connect

https://www.limeconnect.com/programs/page/scholarships

Lime Connect offers distinct scholarships with partners that support the education of current university students and open the door to potential internship and co-op opportunities. Also offers their own Pathways Scholarship that supports current high school seniors’ pursuit of a university/college education. All scholarships are awarded based on merit, and financial need is considered for Pathways.

National Educational Association of Disabled Students — Parke–Davis Epilepsy Scholarship Program

www.neads.ca

The Parke-Davis Scholarship Program administers 16 scholarships annually for students with epilepsy. Each scholarship is worth $3,000. Applicants must be currently under a physician’s care for treatment of epilepsy and must be taking anti-epileptic medication. The program is open to high school seniors who have applied to a university or college program and students currently in post-secondary studies.

UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program

https://ucbepilepsyscholarship.com

The program offers educational scholarships to people living with epilepsy, family members, and caregivers to help them fulfill their dreams.