REGULAR SUPPORT MEETINGS

Arroyo Grande

MONTHLY (except July & Dec) - 2nd Tuesdays - 6pm - 8pm

1st United Methodist Church, 275 N Halcyon Road

contacts: Carl Deriso & Sarah Kirwin

Goleta

MONTHLY - 3rd Fridays - 12pm - 1:30pm

Goleta Valley Community Ctr, 5679 Hollister Ave, 93117

contact: Mike Jack

Thousand Oaks

MONTHLY - 2nd Thursdays - 1pm - 3pm

Goebel Adult Community Ctr, 1385 E Janss Rd

contact: Darlene Feigen - thousandoaksmssupportgroup.org

Ventura

MONTHLY - 3rd Fridays - 11:30am - 1pm

Denny's Restaurant, 4095 Telegraph Rd. (via teleconf during pandemic)

contacts: Donna Nowland (Co-Leader)

There are a broad variety of award, grant, and scholarship opportunities available for persons with Multiple Sclerosis and/or members of their families. *Award, is to confer or bestow as being deserved or merited or needed *Grant, is to bestow or transfer formally-in-aid *Scholarship, is a grant-in-aid to a student.

Elaine Chapin Fund

This scholarship will provide funds to support the post-secondary education of students impacted by multiple sclerosis, either directly or as a family member. More Info

AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability

The AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability is awarded annually to a deserving student with a disability who is pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies (must be at least enrolled as a junior in college) in an accredited university who is pursuing studies related to the health and disability, to include, but not limited to public health, health promotion, disability studies, disability research, rehabilitation engineering, audiology, disability policy, special education and majors that will impact quality of life of persons with disabilities. More Info

National MS Society

The National MS Society is designed to support families impacted by MS through connecting them to key resources and support that help minimize the cost and isolation that exists for students affected by MS who are pursuing a college education. More Info

College Scholarships

Students who are afflicted with a disability personally or have a family member with a disability. More Info

Grant Benefits and Opportunities

The purpose of college grants is to make educational funds however minimal, available to financially needy students to help defray the cost of a college education. More Info

1800wheelchair.com Scholarship

Awards two $500 scholarships each year. More Info

FinAid

Information about scholarships and fellowships for students with disabilities. More Info

MSU Libraries

A listing of grants from individuals, nonprofits, to business. More Info

Fighting Back Scholarship Program

Provides financial assistance for post-rehabilitative exercise to individuals who have suffered a life changing illness or injury. More Info

Through the Looking Glass

Offers college scholarships to high school seniors or graduates who have at least one parent who is disabled. More Info