We are happy to award Mohamad with a scholarship to assist with is advancing education at Valencia State College. The year after he started high school the conflict in Syria started. As a young man he was at high risk of being arrested or recruited into the military when he reached 18. His family moved to Lebanon where he had to start a new school. From Lebanon his family came to America where he finished high school in Orlando....
2016 Recepient Daniel Garcia
We are happy to award a scholarship to Daniel to further his education at the University of Central Florida to assist him with his goal of earning a degree in chemical engineering. Good luck and congratulations Daniel. Daniel wrote in his essay, “The struggles that I have gone through to compensate for negative effects of these events have only fueled my motivation and drive, and I will continue to leverage that strong determination to...
Congratulations to our 2016 awardees: Daniel Alejandro Garcia attending the Univ. of Central Florida Mohamad Yassin Khudari attending Valencia State College
2015 Scholarship Winner Announced!
We are pleased to announce that the winner of the 2015 Central Florida Epilepsy Scholarship goes to the 2014 Graduate of Winter Park High School, Ellis Wallman. Ellis has already been accepted to Florida Atlantic University where she plans to earn a business degree and a minor in Spanish Language. We are proud to help Ellis in her studies and support her future endeavors and education. Congratulations, Ellis!
EpilepsyU Ambassador Program
EpilepsyU is looking for Ambassadors to help with social media, content creation and blogging about epilepsy. This would be a great thing to add to your resume! Please contact support@EpilepsyU.com if you are interested!
Dedicated to Merle Evanchyk, A Mother Who Gave Birth to A Movement
Merle Evanchyk has never carried a child in her womb, felt a labor pain or nursed a newborn. Yet she is every bit a mother. And not just because she has raised children – although she has done that. She also raised a grandchild. But 71-year-old Evanchyk is more widely appreciated on this day for giving birth to a multimillion-dollar, multidimensional baby – Florida’s epilepsy-support movement. This helping network lobbies for people with...