Grants, awards and training programmes

IHS offers various grants and awards annually.

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.

Details of past IHS Fellowship recipients can be found on the Science and Research Committee page.

IHS Travel grants

Travel grants are offered bi-ennially to young researchers and physicians to attend the International Headache Congress (IHC). The next grants will be available for IHC 2021.

Grants for young physicians and researchers living in countries included in the World Bank listing as Lower-, Lower-middle and Upper-middle income.

These programmes aim to encourage physicians to visit a specialised headache institution abroad and actively increase knowledge on headache disorders and specialised headache management. It is also intended to spread this knowledge to their home countries without headache infrastructure or expertise.

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

IHS Short-stay Scholarship
Clinical training period of up to 6 weeks at an international headache centre, including attendance to an international headache congress in the same country/region.

Application for the Trainee Programme and Short-stay Scholarship is closed for 2020. Check back later in the year for information on 2021 grants.

Awards currently open for application

For information on the Visiting Professors programmes please follow the link below

Grants from other societies / organisations