UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship

🏆 Available: 33
💰 $10,000
⏳ N/A

Last year this scholarship received 500 applicant(s). $170,000 was awarded to 32 applicant(s).

Scholarship Description

UCB will award 30 scholarships of up to $5,000 and 3 scholarships of up to $10,000 to people living with epilepsy, their family members, and caregivers pursuing higher education.

Thirty applicants who demonstrate academic and personal achievement will receive scholarships of up to $5,000 each. Two applicants will receive Epilepsy Leader Scholarships of up to $10,000 each 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. Additionally, UCB will award one applicant the Joe D’Souza Memorial Scholarship of up to $10,000. This scholarship was created in 2019 in memory of UCB’s Global Medical Director.

The recipients of the Epilepsy Leader Scholarships and the Joe D’Souza Memorial Scholarship will demonstrate academic and personal achievement and will also exemplify some of the qualities that Drs. Helmers and Pellock were best known for including a desire to advocate for and serve others, an interest in positively contributing to the epilepsy community and a persevering spirit

Eligibility Requirements

  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Essay required
  • Photograph required
  • Community Service Required

How To Apply

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Donor: UCB, Inc.

A global biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of innovative medicines and solutions to transform the lives of people living with severe diseases of the central nervous system. UCB, Inc. is dedicated to creating unique programs and tools to aid epilepsy patients and their immediate family members and caregivers in fulfilling their educational ambitions.