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About the Scholarship

Project Sleep’s Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship is the first-ever national narcolepsy scholarship program to support students with narcolepsy while also fostering awareness in high school and college settings. Founded by Julie Flygare and the Graham Family in 2014, the program has awarded 36 scholarships in four years.

Now Open! 2018 Scholarship Application

In 2018, Project Sleep plans to award seven scholarships of $1000 each, including one scholarship to a student with idiopathic hypersomnia, supported through a collaboration with the Hypersomnia Foundation. High school seniors diagnosed with narcolepsy or idiopathic hypersomnia planning to attend a four-year university starting in the fall of 2018 are encouraged to apply by the April 1, 2018 deadline. See full application for eligibility and apply today.

2018 Scholarship Application (PDF)

What is Narcolepsy?

Narcolepsy is a serious neurological disorder of the sleep/wake cycle affecting about 1 in 2,000 people worldwide, including many children and young adults. Due to lack of awareness in medical communities and society at large, narcolepsy is extremely under-recognized and misunderstood. Patients often suffer symptoms for 3 to 15 years before receiving proper diagnosis and treatment. Learn more.

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Supporting Big Dreams

Your support matters. Project Sleep is a small non-profit supporting the big dreams of students with narcolepsy. Please join us with a tax-deductible donation. Thank you for building a brighter future for students with narcolepsy!

Scholarship News

Giving Thanks! 2017 Narcolepsy Scholarship Recipients Report Back From College

Courage, awareness, support, motivation, and community. These are just a few words describing the impact you made with Project Sleep this year. In 2017, you joined Project Sleep in awarding eleven Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarships to students across the country. Today,...

Meet the 2017 Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship Recipients

Project Sleep is proud to announce the 11 recipients of the 2017 Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship, a national scholarship program supporting students with narcolepsy while also raising narcolepsy awareness in high school and college settings. In just four years, the program has awarded...

Thank You From College! Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship Recipients 2016

You made a difference in 2016. You gave students with narcolepsy something intangible: motivation, empowerment, recognition, and a sense of community. Your generosity supported a record fourteen Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarships in 2016. This holiday season, our recipients say thanks to...

Meet the 2016 Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship Recipients

Project Sleep is proud to introduce the 14 recipients of the 2016 Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship. Please join us in cheering on these inspiring students who exemplify courage and hope while taking on college with narcolepsy. Meet the 2016 Recipients: Jack Agnes Oakdale, NY Jack...

Running for Narcolepsy Scholarship (and Deep Dish Pizza!)

On September 27, 2015, Paige Graham and her boyfriend laced up to run the Chicago Half Marathon to raise funds and awareness for the Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship, the first-ever national scholarship program for students with narcolepsy. Paige knows...

Hello from College!

Inspired. Encouraged. Supported. Blessed. Not Alone. This Thanksgiving, we caught up with our Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship recipients to share the power of your support. As Project Sleep is a small non-profit, generous donors and volunteers make a HUGE impact. But enough from us,...

Announcing the 2015 Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship Winners

Project Sleep, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about sleep health and sleep disorders, proudly announces the recipients of the Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship.  Due to a $5,000 matching contribution from Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Project Sleep is awarding ten...

Meet the Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship Recipients 2014

The Jack and Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship is delighted to announce that two recipients of the inaugural scholarship 2014 are Kendra Larrabee and Jacob Zeiher. We are thrilled to award both Kendra and Jacob a $1,000 scholarship toward their college education. The...

Introducing the First-Ever National Narcolepsy Scholarship

Today, we are thrilled to unveil the Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship, the first-ever scholarship supporting students with narcolepsy while also raising awareness about narcolepsy in high school and collegiate settings. In 2014, one scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to...