Scholarship Recipient:
Brandon Staple

2020
Posted on July 7, 2021

In 2020, Brandon became concerned about the disproportionate risk impact of COVID-19 infections and adverse outcomes, especially for poor, disadvantaged minorities with neurological conditions like himself. He began an email and social media campaign to inform the Colorado governor about his case. After a local TV station featured his story, the Colorado governor’s top aide […]

Scholarship Recipient:
Elizabeth Carroll

2020

It was others who pointed out Elizabeth’s shaking hands to her. But by the 8th grade, she began to have difficulty writing, eating and buttoning her shirt. Essential tremor runs in her family so she wasn’t surprised when she was diagnosed. The year she received her diagnosis is the year she became fascinated with the […]

Scholarship Recipient:
Madison Young

2020

Madison Young, Searcy, Ark., is a five-time IETF scholarship recipient. She received $1,000 scholarships in the fall of 2017, the spring of 2018, the spring and fall of 2019, and the spring and fall of 2020. She is the type of person that won’t allow something like having essential tremor (ET) stop her from doing […]

Scholarship Recipient:
Alyssa Jones

2020

Alyssa realized at a very young age that helping others was her passion. She spent five years in a program called Youth and Government learning about writing laws, debating policy and understanding government operations. Her goal is to attend law school some day and possibly become involved in the nonprofit sector. She wants to make […]