The CCLE is pleased to announce that four individuals have been awarded
CCLE Mental Diversity Scholarships to attend the
Mind States IV Conference in May
Brief Descriptions of Awardees:
Lynn Cooper (Maine)
Working on a Masters of Divinity Program at Harvard Divinity School, Cooper
seeks to integrate the study of consciousness with independence &
exploration of spirituality in young people; and hopes to become a
chaplain/religious authority in a university environment.
Christine Frazier (Texas)
This person has a demonstrated ability to facilitate results in the causes
she undertakes. Single mother of twins, Frazier will graduate next spring
from the Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service in Houston, Texas, where
she is studying to become a mortician specializing in multi-cultural
embalming methods & funeral services aimed to celebrate an individual's life
at their death with creative ritual: "I believe that to honor an
individual's life a funeral must be an honest expression of each person's
experiences and contributions"; she also chose a career in funerary services
as a way to help ease the suffering of those left behind.
Sarah Tappon (Oregon)
An undergraduate studying cognitive psychology at Reed College. Tappon is a
youthful activist and enthusiast with inquisitive and thoughtful perspective
on issues involving consciousness/drugs/electronic culture & is interested
in pursuing a career as a research psychologist.
Andrea Bumb (California)
A single mother who operates her own Holistic Health business:
http://www.holisticbodytherapy.com, offering a diverse line of herbal
and aromatherapy products and medicines. Additionally, she works with a
select team of MDs & alternative health practitioners to treat hospital
patients for whom traditional "western" medicine has failed to produce
life-enhancing results. She practices & teaches Thai massage & Thai cuisine,
and has traveled extensively in 17 different countries.
The CCLE's Mental Diversity Scholarship Fund is
intended to make it possible for worthy individuals with a unique
perspective to attend cost-prohibitive conferences, seminars, and other
events that raise cognitive liberty issues.
For more information about contributing to or applying for a Mental
Diversity Scholarship please visit: