The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Cincinnati and Columbus offers up to four scholarship annually to people with epilepsy going to college who reside in their service area. These awards vary depending on the revenue of the fundraiser which supports the scholarship fund.
-Under a doctor's care for epilepsy
-Must be either a high school senior who has applied to college; a freshman, sophomore or junior in college; a college senior who has applied to graduate school; or an adult interested in pursuing a college degree
Applicants must write an essay (up to 250 words, using proper essay formats, such as a five-paragraph essay with an introduction, 3 paragraphs of explanation and a paragraph to wrap up the topic) on one of the following topics:
1. How you have overcome or are working to overcome the challenges that epilepsy presents (personally, socially, academically)
2. What living with epilepsy means to you
3. Who has helped you to succeed and how they have helped you
4. An achievement that you are proud of
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.