About the Fund
Dr. 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.
Read more about Psychogenic Seizures in Teens – Findings presented at the American Epilepsy Society Meeting in December 2021.
APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED NOW
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 email@example.com.
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