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

The application deadline for the 2023-2024 School Year was April 30, 2023.
Announcements about recipients for the 2023-2024 School Year were made in June 2023.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP IN THE FUTURE, please email Lisa Gallipoli at lisa.gallipoli@epilepsyallianceamerica.org.  We will put you on a list to be notified when applications become available for the 2024-2025 school year. 

The application process includes the following:
Lorna Myers PNES Scholarship Announcement 2023
Lorna Myers PNES Scholarship Application 2023
Provider Statement – Lorna Myers PNES Scholarship – 2023
Reference Form- Lorna Myers PNES Scholarship 2023

Meet Our Scholars

In 2023, Epilepsy Alliance America awarded NINE scholarships.
Meet our 2023 Scholars

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

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

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