Any individual living with epilepsy or family members and caregivers of those impacted by epilepsy are encouraged to apply. To apply for the CURE Education Enrichment Fund you must:
1. Be a) diagnosed with epilepsy by a physician or b) the immediate family member (parent, spouse, child or sibling) AND/OR caregiver of a person living with epilepsy. Caregivers are defined as any individual who provides unpaid, personal care for a person living with epilepsy.
2. Be seeking to advance your personal knowledge in the field of epilepsy, as it relates to research, health education, or advocacy. Coursework may include online training, training certifications, vocational coursework, academic coursework, or any other applicable courses*. Coursework may be completed at any training center, vocational institution, or academic institution the applicant chooses. *Applicability of coursework is at the discretion of the Education Enrichment Fund Selection Committee.
3. Not an employee (or an immediate family member of an employee) of Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE) or Greenwich Biosciences. Immediate family members, in this occasion, are defined as spouses, domestic partners, children, parents, grandchildren, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, stepchildren, stepsisters and stepbrothers. Additionally, healthcare professionals who directly or indirectly influence the prescribing of epilepsy medications, and their immediate family members are not eligible to apply.