Research Grants

The American Headache Society is now making it easier for its members to access opportunities for research funding. Please refer back to this page as new opportunities will be posted regularly.

Amgen Competitive Grant Program in Migraine Research

Amgen has announced the launch of the Competitive Grant Program in Migraine Research, which will provide an opportunity for early career investigators in the United States to compete for individual grants of US$50,000–150,000 for novel research proposals that seek to advance the medical knowledge of migraine.

The program is limited to proposals from early career investigators (interns, residents, headache medicine fellows, and healthcare professionals within 5 years of completion of training) based in the United States and requires a letter of recommendation from their department or laboratory head.

Application deadline: May 2, 2022 (11:59 PM PT)

Learn more and apply.

IHS Clinical and Basic Science Headache Research Fellowship Award

IHS Fellowship – 1-year fellowship award aims to support innovative and impactful research from young investigators, promote the career of young investigators in the field of headache, and increase the knowledge base of headache disorders.

Applications for basic or clinical science headache research, or a combination of basic and clinical research, are considered.

Learn more and apply.

IHS Junior Research Grant

The IHS Junior Research Grant aims to support innovative and impactful research from young investigators, promote the career of young investigators in the field of headache, and increase the knowledge base of headache disorders.

Applications for basic or clinical headache research, or a combination of basic and clinical research, will be considered.

Learn more and apply.

IHS Headache Science Awards

Two Headache Science Awards are offered, one for early-career scientists, and one for mid-career scientists.

The Awards are offered on an annual basis to recognise promising early- and mid-career basic, clinical or translational scientists who are members of IHS and whose research has contributed to the headache field.

Learn more and apply.

1st IHS/EHF Headache Research Academy, Baku April 21-22 April 2022 (specifically for Caucasus region)

The 1st IHS/EHF Headache Research Academy will take place in Baku, Azerbaijan on 21-22 April 2022 – a joint collaboration between IHS and the European Headache Federation.

The target audience of this meeting is young clinicians and scientists who have an interest in headache science and who are based in the Caucasus region and geoculturally related areas. Juniors with significant experience in headache research from Western Europe and USA will present their own work and network with and provide inspiration to the regional delegates.

Learn more and apply.

IHS Trainee Programme (specifically for juniors from low, lower-middle and upper-middle income countries)

Clinical training period of up to 12 weeks at an international headache centre.

Learn more and apply.

Coming soon from IHS: Seed funding for paediatric/adolescent research grants and secondary headache research grants

Association of Migraine Disorders Travel Grant

This program reimburses travel expenses for those attending a scientific meeting or symposium related to migraine.

Eligibility requirements 

  • undergraduate, graduate student or postdoctoral researcher
  • the educational program must be registered in the United States
  • priority will be given to those who present a poster/oral presentation at the meeting

Value of Grant: limited to $500 USD

Instructions

Complete the short application form via THIS LINK
Upload your current CV and a letter from your advisor or PI confirming your good standing in the program (in the form)
Join the Migraine Science Collaborative (www.migrainecollaborative.org) if you are not already a member

Requirements for reimbursement after the event

Submit proper receipts accounting for all expenses.
Presentation at event to acknowledge AMD as grant provider

Application deadline: May 4, 2022

Learn more and apply.

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