Scholarship Description and Details:
In honor of the late Kayla Ross Perry, the Board of Directors of the Kayla Ross Perry Memorial Foundation (KRPMF) invites you to apply for the Scholarship for young adults living with Epilepsy who are attending college for the 2020-2021 school year.
All submissions will be reviewed by the KRPMF Board of Directors . The winner will benotified by email and it will be announced on social media by August 14, 2020. The winning application will recieve $1000.00 towards college tuition/expenses.
To be eligible:
a. You must live in the DC, MD or VA area
b. You must be a freshman enrolled in a two year or four year accredited college or university
c. You must have at least a 2.0 GPA
d. You must be a graduating senior(2020) at a high school located in the DC, MD, VA area.
Application must include the following:
a. Completed Student Application
b. Write a Short Essay by answering the question: In 500 words(double spaced)describe how you plan to educate your college classmates and college community on Epilepsy and how you would reduce their fears and prejudices?
c. Attach a List if School/Community Activities
d. Attach an official High School Transcript
e. Copy of the Applicant's College Acceptant Letter
f. Proof of Enrollment(award letter;registration/official class schedule)
g. Physician Letter of Attestion concerning Epilepsy diagnosis