Elam Baer & Janis Clay Educational Scholarship


Ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to students chosen for their courage in dealing with epilepsy and seizures, commitment to their education and perseverance in eliminating obstacles that seizures present. 

Scholarship recipients will be announced and featured in the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota Newsletter, Annual Report, website and possibly in local media.  The Elam Baer & Janis Clay Educational Scholarships are administered by the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota.  Scholarship funds are intended to be used for school related expenses only.

 

Application deadline is April 1, 2014.  Awardees will be announced May 1, 2014.


Eligibility:

  • Must have a diagnosis of epilepsy/seizure disorder.
  • Must be a high school senior or a high school graduate.
  • Must provide proof of acceptance to a post-secondary academic or vocational program.
  • Must live in Minnesota or Eastern North Dakota.
  • Must submit a completed application and two letters of recommendation.

Selection Factors:

  • Strong career goals
  • Strength of recommendations
  • How applicant has overcame obstacles related to epilepsy
  • Achievements
  • Involvement with the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota and/or the community

Selection Panel:

Volunteer selection committee to be determined by the Executive Director.



The Elam Baer & Janis Clay educational scholarship is administered by the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota. For additional information, please contact Diane at 1.800.779.0777 or dwhite@efmn.org

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