About the Fund

Lorna Myers book coverDr. Lorna Myers donates the royalties of her book, PSYCHOGENIC NON-EPILEPTIC SEIZURES: A GUIDE to Epilepsy Alliance America each year.

Epilepsy Alliance America manages a scholarship program for students with a diagnosis of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) who are pursuing higher level education at a university or college or a trade, technical or professional school, using the funds from Dr. Myers.

Awards are based on the quality of applications through a competitive scoring system that balances need with achievement. Epilepsy Alliance America reserves the right to determine the amount of and number of scholarships given annually. At this time this is a one-time award.

Learn more about PNES

Read more about Psychogenic Seizures in Teens – Findings presented at the American Epilepsy Society Meeting in December 2021.


The application deadline for the 2023-2024 School Year is April 30, 2023.
Announcement, Application, Provider Statement and Reference Forms available below.

Lorna Myers PNES Scholarship Announcement 2023

Lorna Myers PNES Scholarship Application 2023

Provider Statement – Lorna Myers PNES Scholarship – 2023
Download the Provider Statement – your healthcare provider needs to complete it.

Reference Form- Lorna Myers PNES Scholarship 2023
Download the Reference Form to secure TWO recommendations for your application.

If you have questions about the Scholarship Program please email Lisa Gallipoli at lisa.gallipoli@epilepsyallianceamerica.org.

Meet Our Scholars

In 2022, Epilepsy Alliance America awarded FOUR scholarship.
Meet our 2022 Scholars

In 2021, Epilepsy Alliance America awarded EIGHT scholarships.
Meet our 2021 Scholars

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