About the Fund

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

Using these funds, Epilepsy Alliance America established 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.

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.

Application Materials

The application deadline for the 2022-2023 School Year was April 30, 2022.  
We awarded 4 scholarships for the 2022-2023 School Year.

Here are the scholarship materials for the 2022-2023 School Year.  We anticipate announcing our 2022-2023 scholarship program details in January 2023. If you are interested in learning about the Scholarship Program and would like to be notified when the 2023-2024 Scholarships become available, 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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