Scholarships & Bursaries

2022 Scholarships and Bursaries

Every year we offer scholarships and bursaries to students living with epilepsy and are pursuing post secondary education.
We upload the new scholarship applications at the end of February with the criteria and we accept them until mid June.

$1000 Di Setchell Memorial Bursary

Open to all full-time students who live with epilepsy in the Maritimes and is awarded based on financial need. Preference will be given to students pursuing a community college education.

$1000 Di Setchell Memorial Bursary 2

Open to all full-time students who live with epilepsy in the Maritimes and is awarded based on financial need. Preference will be given to students pursuing a community college education.

$1000 James Russell Kline Memorial Bursary

Open to all students who live with epilepsy in the Maritimes and is awarded based on financial need.

$1000 EAM Memorial Scholarship

Open to all students who live with epilepsy in the Maritime Provinces and have an average of 80 or above.

Scholarship Winners 2022

We would like to congratulate our 2022 scholarship and bursary recipients!
Congratulations and we wish you every success over the coming years!

Abigail Hache

Abigail Haché

Abigail has been awarded the EAM Memorial Scholarship for $1000. From Cheticamp, NS, she is majoring in biology at STFX University. Her future plans are to open her own dental clinic that will help those who have difficulties receiving dental care. Best wishes, Abigail as you work to reach your goals.

Joseph Rapp

Joseph Rapp

Joseph has received the James Russell Kline Memorial Bursary for 1000$. From Hawkesbury, NS, Joseph is studying for a Bachelor of Business Administration at I’Université Sainte-Anne. He plans to attend law school in the future and hopes to pursue a career in environmental law. Good luck to you Joseph!

Chantal

Chantal LeBlanc

Chantel has received the Di Setchell Memorial Bursary for 1000$. From Dartmouth, NS, Chantel is taking the Child and Youth Care program at NSCC. She wants to “Support children and youth to have a successful path to adulthood”. Good luck with your future plans, Chantel!

Claire Sampson

Claire Sampson

Claire is the recipient of the second Di Setchell Memorial Bursary for $1000. From Bedford, NS, she is attending the Business Admiration program at NSCC. Claire hopes to work in health administration at the IWK. All the best, Claire, as you work towards your goals!

Scholarship Winners 2021

We would like to congratulate our 2021 scholarship and bursary recipients! Congratulations to you all and we wish you every success over the coming years!

Kayla Mackinnon

Kayla Mackinnon

Kayla has been awarded the EAM Memorial Scholarship for $1,000. From Dartmouth, NS, she is attending Dalhousie University, majoring in Health Promotion. Her future plans include working in research, community health, or child injury health promotion. Good luck, Kayla, in whatever you decide to do.

Meaghan Duguay

Meaghan Duguay

Meaghan is the recipient of the 2nd Di Setchell Memorial Bursary for $1,000. From Moncton, NB, Meaghan is attending Kingswood University in Sussex, NB, where she’s majoring in Evangelism and Social Justice. In two years, she plans to switch to Youth and Family Ministry and hopes to become a youth pastor. Best wishes, Meaghan, as you to work to reach your goal.

Rachael Liddell

Rachael Liddell

Rachael is the winner of the J. Russell Kline Memorial Bursary for $750. From Amherst, NS, she is studying psychology in the BA program at St. Stephen’s University. Rachael plans to continue to postgraduate studies in psychology, social work, or International Development. All the very best, Rachael, in your studies and your future career.

Scholarship Winners 2020

We would like to congratulate our 2020 scholarship and bursary recipients! Congratulations to you all and we wish you every success over the coming years!

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Annick Leger

Annick is the winner of our $1000 EAM Memorial Scholarship. Annick who hails from New Brunswick, is headed to Carleton University for a degree In Engineering. You can also read her story on our Website at www.epilepsymaritimes.org under What's New - Tell Your Story or by clicking Here

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Amber Thornton

Amber Thornton from Nova Scotia is the winner of the $1,000 Di Setchell Memorial Bursary and is headed to Mount Saint Vincent University and is planning on becoming an Elementary School Teacher in French Immersion.

Lauren Boudreau

Lauren Boudreau

Lauren Boudreau from Cape Breton is the winner of the $750 J Russell Kline Memorial Bursary and she is headed to Mount Saint Vincent University in a BA Program for Child and Youth Study.

Scholarship Winners 2019

We would like to congratulate our 2019 scholarship and bursary recipients! Congratulations to you all and we wish you every success over the coming years!

Hannah-Hubley​

Hannah Hubley

Hannah Hubley, recipient of the Di Setchell Memorial Bursaries for $1,000 and $650; Hannah Hubley is taking the Social Services program at the Pictou Campus this year;​

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Jenna Leadbetter

Jenna Leadbetter, recipient of the J. Russell Kline Memorial Bursary for $750 and the EAM Memorial Bursary for $500; Jenna Leadbetter will be attending Mount St. Vincent University and working on a degree in Child and Youth Study​

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Allison Smith

Allison Smith, winner of the EAM Memorial Scholarship for $500. Allison Smith will be attending NSCC Lunenburg Campus to complete her Practical Nursing Program.

Scholarship Winners 2018

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Emma Munro

Winner of the J. Russell Kline Memorial Bursary $500, EANS Memorial Bursary $500 and the EANS Memorial Scholarship $500

Courtney Head

Courtney Head

Winner of the Di Setchell Memorial Bursary $1,000

Scholarship Winners 2021

We would like to congratulate our 2021 scholarship and bursary recipients! Congratulations to you all and we wish you every success over the coming years!

Kayla Mackinnon

Kayla Mackinnon

Kayla has been awarded the EAM Memorial Scholarship for $1,000. From Dartmouth, NS, she is attending Dalhousie University, majoring in Health Promotion. Her future plans include working in research, community health, or child injury health promotion. Good luck, Kayla, in whatever you decide to do.

Samantha Griffin

Samantha Griffin

Samantha has received the Di Setchell Memorial Bursary for $1,000. She comes from Dominion, NS, and is enrolled in the BA Community Studies program at Cape Breton University. Samantha is planning to become a Child Psychologist, and would like to help “kids like me who struggle every day”. Good luck with your future plans, Samantha.

Meaghan Duguay

Meaghan Duguay

Meaghan is the recipient of the 2nd Di Setchell Memorial Bursary for $1,000. From Moncton, NB, Meaghan is attending Kingswood University in Sussex, NB, where she’s majoring in Evangelism and Social Justice. In two years, she plans to switch to Youth and Family Ministry and hopes to become a youth pastor. Best wishes, Meaghan, as you to work to reach your goal.

Rachael Liddell

Rachael Liddell

Rachael is the winner of the J. Russell Kline Memorial Bursary for $750. From Amherst, NS, she is studying psychology in the BA program at St. Stephen’s University. Rachael plans to continue to postgraduate studies in psychology, social work, or International Development. All the very best, Rachael, in your studies and your future career.