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There is no condition of such magnitude - yet so shrouded in myth, misinformation, and mistreatment - as migraine.
— Joel R. Saper, MD, Chair, MRF Medical Advisory Board

For Researchers
Request for Proposals
Grant Application

The Migraine Research Foundation’s 2015 RFP is now closed.


GRANT AWARD: A maximum of $50,000 will be awarded to each grantee.
GRANT DURATION:  The expected project duration is one year.


FUNDING RESTRICTIONS:  All grants must be used exclusively for research and research equipment, not capital expenditures, administrative costs, institutional overhead, publication costs, or travel costs.

FORMAT:  In addition to the Grant Application itself, grant requests must also include (a) an NIH Biosketch for the principal investigator, and (b) a detailed budget with a breakdown of costs into personnel, supplies, equipment, contractual services, and “other” lines, with a description and justification for each item.

SUBMISSION:  The research proposal must be submitted by email to:
[email protected] using Microsoft Word or a PDF file attachment.

REVIEW:  The proposals will be reviewed by the Migraine Research Foundation’s Medical Advisory Board (MAB) in consultation with the Association of Migraine Disorders (AMD). If any member of the MAB/AMD has a conflict of interest with a particular proposal or proposer, she/he will abstain from the review process on that proposal. Once the review is complete, the MAB will advise MRF’s Board of Directors, which will make the final decision about the awarding of grants. MRF expects to notify grant recipients by the end of the year.

To view the application, go to Grant Application. The submission deadline is July 31, 2015.




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