Scholarship Information

Information about the scholarship; The Purpose, The Award, Eligibility Requirements, Determination of Selection, and how to apply. Please read this page if you are interested in this scholarship program.


The History of the Epilepsy Association of Central Florida, the Central Florida Epilepsy Scholarship Foundation and the Merle Evanchyck Epilepsy Scholarship.  Read about our history here. 


Here you will find many frequently asked questions about the Merle Evanchyk Epilepsy Scholarship. Please review this page before submitting your questions.

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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...

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 if you are...

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...

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