Scholarships are offered with a variety of criteria to a vast pool of candidates. For people with epilepsy or their family members, there may be special scholarships just for you. Scholarships can be offered for any level of education but are generally given for assistance in college or graduate school.  


Epilepsy Foundation New England (EFNE) provides a Scholarship Program offering financial assistance to people who live with epilepsy and seek post-secondary education or vocational training.

         Epilepsy Foundation New England grants at least four $2,500 scholarships each year.


        Epilepsy Foundation New England awards $1,000 annual scholarships for college-bound high school seniors, residing in the               State of Rhode Island, and diagnosed with epilepsy. The scholarship committee awards up to two applicants per year to be used         towards education expenses.  

This year's deadline has passed on March 1st, but put it on your calendar for 2018!

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The UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program ™ offers educational Scholarships to people living with epilepsy, family members and caregivers to help them fulfill their dreams. In 2017, UCB will award 32 scholarships to people living with epilepsy, their family members and caregivers pursuing higher education. Thirty applicants will receive scholarships of up to $5000 each. In addition, two applicants will receive Epilepsy Leader Scholarships of up to $10,000 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. For more information please go to:


HEATH provides information on post-secondary education for students with disabilities, including information on financial aid resources. Write or telephone:
2121 K Street, N.W. Suite 220
Washington, DC 20037


Federal Student Aid Information Center
Washington, DC Tel:  1-800/433-3243