Scholarships & Financial Assistance
April 25, 2014 | By Epilepsy Arizona |
Amber Sweeney Memorial Scholarship
The Amber Sweeney Memorial Scholarship assists an individual with epilepsy to continue her/his education. The scholarship is in memory of Amber Sweeney (pictured), a Prescott resident who died as a result of a seizure.
College students currently under the care of a physician for their epilepsy are eligible. Students must be a resident of Arizona and attending an accredited Arizona college.APPLY NOW
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JUNE 30TH, 2020
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 $1,900,000 in scholarships to more than 380 deserving people who have applied their awards to undergraduate and graduate studies.
2020 DEADLINE HAS PASSED.
Arizona Community Foundation Scholarship Program
Through the Arizona Community Foundation‘s online system containing more than 90 scholarship opportunities, high school seniors and college students complete one application and are automatically matched with available scholarships, based upon their qualifications.
Arizona Mentor Network
Arizona MENTOR’s services help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities succeed in the communities they call home.
The mission statement of JoshProvides improve the quality of life for those living with epilepsy or other seizure disorder. In addition, the Foundation strives to eliminate the stigma sometimes associated with epilepsy. To learn more about our funding priorities, please visit the page “How JoshProvides Can Help.”LEARN MORE
CURE Education Enrichment Fund
Made possible by the generous funding of Lundbeck, the CURE Education Enrichment Fund 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. LEARN MORE HERE.
UNCF manages various scholarship programs and each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the on-line application process. As many of the UNCF scholarships require that the scholarship recipient apply for Federal Student Aid, it is recommended that applicants complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Get in-depth information on federal student aid programs and applying for financial aid at www.fafsa.ed.gov. VIEW AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS.
AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability
The AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability is awarded annually to a deserving student with a disability who is pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies (must be at least enrolled as a Junior in college) in an accredited university who is pursuing studies related to the health and disability, to include, but not limited to public health, health promotion, disability studies, disability research, rehabilitation engineering, audiology, disability policy, special education and majors that will impact quality of life of persons with disabilities.LEARN MORE
Google Lime Scholarship Program
Access to knowledge is our thing. When it comes to higher education for promising scholars, we don’t want anything to stand in the way. That’s why Google is proud to support the work of Lime Connect since 2008. Google is committed to helping the innovators of the future make the most of their talents by providing scholarships and networking retreats for computer science students with disabilities.
The Alpine Recovery Bi-Annual Essay Contest Scholarship
Twice a year, the Alpine Recovery Lodge awards $1,000 to students in need to help them receive the education they deserve. High school seniors, undergrads, and graduate students are welcome to apply. Applicant must be a resident of Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, New Mexico, Arizona or Nevada. To apply, please submit an essay detailing how addiction has directly affected you. A winner will be chosen based on strength of essay and financial need. LEARN MORE AND APPLY.
PhentermineClinics Health Scholarship was created to give both undergrad and post-grad students a chance to win $1,000 towards their education. LEARN MORE AND APPLY ONLINE.