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Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Foundation grants

Call for Movement Disorder Grant Proposals
Deadline December 22, 2021

The Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Foundation (PMDF) is awarding one or more small grants of $5,000 each for research into any aspect of Parkinson’s disease or other movement disorders. Application requirements:

  • A 1-page summary of the proposed research written in language a layperson could understand, including brief background, significance, and qualifications of the investigative team (typeface: Times font 12 or similar size, 1-inch margins).
  • A proposal written in scientific language, such as that used in a journal article, 3 to 10 single-spaced pages (typeface: Times font 12 or similar size, 1-inch margins). Sections should include background and significance, specific aims, hypotheses, description of the proposed study methods, description of the research facilities, and budget for $5,000.
  • A curriculum vitae (CV) of the primary investigator. If the primary investigator is a student, please send a CV for both the student and research supervisor. Please be sure that the CV contains current contact information.
  • Three relevant articles authored by the primary investigator or research supervisor. Grant requirements:
  • Money cannot be used to support travel, rent, or indirect costs.
  • Grantees will be required to submit two short, abstract-style progress reports in 2022.

Please e-mail completed application to Mary Ann Chapman (

IETF grants: Etiology & pathogenesis of essential tremor

Deadline is November 30, 2021

The IETF is requesting proposals for grants addressing the etiology and pathogenesis of essential tremor. Concise, clearly written proposals that are hypothesis-driven have the best chance of being funded. Download the Request for Applications guidelines to learn more.


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