Elam Baer & Janis Clay Educational Scholarship

The recipients of the Elam Baer & Janis Clay Educational Scholarships are students who have shown courage in dealing with epilepsy and seizures, commitment to their education, and perseverance in eliminating the obstacles that epilepsy and seizures may present.  Ten $1,000 scholarships are awarded each year. Scholarship funds are intended to be used for school related expenses only.

Scholarship amount: $1,000

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2016 at noon

Awards Announcement:  May 2, 2016


  • 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
  • How applicant has overcome obstacles related to epilepsy
  • Personal 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 EFMN. For information, contact Diane at 1.800.779.0777 or dsenjem@efmn.org.

Opportunities are provided solely on individual merit of applicants related to scholarship requirements and without regard to religion, creed, race, national origin, gender or sexual orientation. 


Fill out the application below OR download the pdf application.


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