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Meghan Frey '15 earns UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship

MEGHAN FREYMeghan Frey '15 is one of only 40 students in the United States to earn a 2011 UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship. The award recognizes individuals who are pursuing higher education as a part of their efforts to live beyond the limitations posed by epilepsy.

Meghan is a special education major who lives with epilepsy and Type I diabetes.  She is a defensive specialist on the volleyball team and is also an advocate for Kids Speak Up, an organization that helps adolescents with epilepsy petition Congress for aid in epilepsy care, education and research.

This year’s recipients were chosen from 800 applicants nationwide, based on their personal excellence, community achievements and their determination to overcome the challenges associated with epilepsy.  Each recipient receives a scholarship for tuition at colleges, graduate schools and technical schools across the country. 

UCB Brussels is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of medicines and solutions for those with severe diseases of the immune system and the central nervous system.  In the last seven years, it has granted nearly 300 scholarships.