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Amber SweeneyAmber 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.



all scholarship applications can either be scanned/emailed to:

Or mailed to:
Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona
3620 N. 4th Ave. Rm. #228
Phoenix, AZ 85013

UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program

UCB_Epilepsy_LogoThe 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.

2018 DEADLINE: March 5, 2018 

Josh Provides Foundation: Epilepsy Seizure Devices & Alert Dog Financial Assistance logo

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.”

You may download an application below if after reviewing the information on the JoshProvides website, you determine you need financial assistance for:

  • Transportation expenses to and from home, school, medical services or employment
  • Prescription medication
  • Medical services
  • A seizure response dog
  • Seizure alert monitor or device (or other technology recommended by the patient’s physician)
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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.

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Please attach your application, supporting materials, etc. and email to:

Place “2017-18 Scholarship” in subject line. (Please use MS Word for your personal statement and MS Word, if at all possible, and/or PDF for all other documents that are emailed as attachments).

Or, please mail documents to:
Scholarship Committee
American Association on Health and Disability
110 N. Washington Street, Suite 328-J
Rockville, MD 20850


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.

Recipients of the 2018 Google Lime Scholarship will each receive a scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year. Selected students will also be invited to attend the annual Google Scholars’ Retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View, California, in 2016. Candidates will also be considered for software engineering internship opportunities with Google.  Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates’ academic background and demonstrated passion for computer science – $10,000 for those studying in the US.


The Alpine Recovery Bi-Annual Essay Contest Scholarship

Twlsice 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. Applicants must abide by the following deadlines:

2018 SUMMER DEADLINE: July 15, 2018

2018 WINTER DEADLINE: November 1, 2018

Include your full name, physical address, email address, phone number, and proof that you are currently enrolled in high school or college (recent transcript, etc.) along with your essay.

Please email your essay and supporting documents to:

Or, mail a physical copy to:
Alpine Recovery Lodge
5406 W 11000 N, Suite 103-429
Highland, Utah 84003

If you choose to email your essay, please send it as a Word document or PDF attachment. Other file types will not be accepted.

***Winners for the Alpine Scholarship will be notified by July 31st & November 30th.***

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.

The application opens annually in January, with most awards given by May of each year.