UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship
30 scholarships of up to $5,000 each will be awarded to outstanding applicants who demonstrate academic and personal achievement. In addition, two Epilepsy Leader Scholarships of $10,000 each will be awarded to outstanding applicants who demonstrate academic and personal achievement as well as a passion for advocacy, serving the epilepsy community and a persevering spirit.
Eligibility:-A legal resident of the United States-A person living with epilepsy or a family member/caregiver of a person living with epilepsy-Seeking an associate's, undergraduate, or graduate degree or enrolled in a trade school educational program-A student who demonstrates achievement, possesses a strong record of participation in activities outside of school, and serves as a positive role model-Graduating from high school in the coming year or have already graduated from high school-Enrolled in, or awaiting acceptance from, a United Statesâbased center for higher learning for fall semester-Not a previous recipient of the UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship ProgramTM-Not an employee of UCB or an immediate family member of a UCB employee. Immediate family members are defined by UCB, Inc. as spouses, domestic partners, children, parents, grandchildren, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, stepchildren, step-sisters and stepbrothers. Additionally, immediate family members of health care professionals who directly or indirectly influence the prescribing of epilepsy medications are not eligible to apply.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Award Amount: $10,000
Essay required: Yes