THE APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THE 2023 EFGC CREATIVE IMPACT AWARD AND THE JAMES DAVIES SCHOLARSHIP AWARD HAS PASSED.
EFGC Creative impact Award
The EFGC Creative Impact Award is a one-time $5,000 merit based scholarship awarded to a person who uses a special talent or interest in a passionate, personal and unique way to make an impact on and benefit others in the world outside the classroom. How do you use your special talent and flair to help make the world a better place?
Show us a portfolio of your best work that represents you and your creative talents. It can be music, poetry, visual arts, a short film… the sky’s the limit!
The application is open to graduating high school seniors and students who have applied to and are ultimately accepted to attend an academic institution beginning in the 2023-2024 academic school year. The applicant must also have a diagnosis of epilepsy and have attended school in Illinois.
The James Davies Scholarship
The James Davies Scholarship is a one-time award of $5,000 that will provide financial support for the pursuit of higher education to students living with epilepsy. These students must demonstrate a strong commitment to their education and perseverance in overcoming the obstacles epilepsy may present. This scholarship is in honor of the late James Davies, a long-time advocate for people with epilepsy, who worked for the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago for over 30 years.
The applicant is open to graduating high school seniors, and all full-time students currently enrolled in college, vocational, and graduate school for the 2023-2024 academic school year. The applicant must also must have a diagnosis of epilepsy and have attended high school in Illinois.
An applicant must choose one scholarship program for which to apply.
The application deadline has passed.
To learn more about the 2023 scholarship recipients, click here.
Ayesha Akhtar, MPH
Director of Education
Direct: (312) 366-2201
Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago
17 N. State St., Suite 650
Chicago, IL 60602
The Sara Elizabeth Stubblefield Memorial Scholarship
The recipient of the Sara Elizabeth Stubblefield Memorial Scholarship will be a student living with epilepsy and seizures, who exhibits a strong commitment to her/his education and perseverance in eliminating the obstacles epilepsy and seizures may present. The scholarship is a $2,000 award per academic year, renewable for up to four (4) years, provided the recipient remains a student in good standing.
The applicant must be a college-bound or career/technical school-bound high school senior residing in the state of Illinois. He/she must have epilepsy/seizure disorder and be under a physician’s care.
The application deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Please direct all questions about this scholarship to Jennifer Stubblefield Lobenhofer at firstname.lastname@example.org.