American Epilepsy Society

Funding Available for Established Investigators

Funding is available for basic, translational, and clinical research for epilepsy, seizures, and related disorders. Proposals are due by April 3, 2024. Learn more.

AES Infrastructure Grants

AES Infrastructure Grants provide up to $50,000 to facilitate the creation of national or international multicenter research programs.

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AES Research & Training Workshop Grants

Research and Training Workshop grants support scientific conferences and workshops that address timely and important topics in epilepsy research.

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AES Seed Grants

AES Seed Grants offer funds to help enable established investigators to pursue new and innovative lines of research, collaborations, and/or research methods.

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Support the future of epilepsy research.

Your gift will help AES attract the best and brightest to epilepsy — the professionals who will generate new discoveries and treatments for generations to come.

Make a Gift

Support the future of epilepsy research.

Giving Levels:

  • Innovators Circle: $2,500+
  • Discovery Circle: $1,000 to $2,499
  • Explorers Circle: $500 to $999
  • Builders Circle: $250 to $499


Gifts all sizes are deeply appreciated. The American Epilepsy Society is a 501(c)(3) organization. Gifts are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Epilepsy is the most common and potentially devastating neurological disease that affects people across the lifespan:

  • 1 in 26 people will have epilepsy in their lifetime.
  • Seizures know no boundaries, striking any age, any socio-economic level, and any ethnicity.
  • Between 2.2 and 3 million Americans, including almost 400,000 children, live with epilepsy. Of those, one-third suffer treatment-resistant seizure that do not respond to currently available medications.

Epilepsy Currents


Epilepsy Currents, the Journal of the American Epilepsy Society

Epilepsy Currents is a bi-monthly open access current-awareness journal providing reviews, commentaries and abstracts from the world’s literature on the research and treatment of epilepsy. Epilepsy Currents surveys and comments on all important research and developments in a format that is easy to read and reference. An outstanding Editorial Board reviews the literature and assigns topics and articles to world experts for comment. In addition, the Editors commission review articles on important subjects.

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Interactive Courses: AES eModules

These self-paced online courses use thought-provoking case vignettes and interspersed quizzes to enhance the learner's knowledge on the given topic.

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Clinical Guidance

Keeping current on evidence-based clinical guidance is critical for epilepsy professionals to provide quality care to people with epilepsy.

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AES Clinical Practice Guideline Development Manual