Research Award Program

The Hypersomnia Foundation (HF) is pleased to announce our new research award program. We will be offering idiopathic hypersomnia (IH) research award funding to support medical students, physician residents and fellows, postdoctoral fellows, and other researchers.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis to support various projects, and awards of $1,000-$5,000, on average, will be made (along with honorable mentions). Awardees will be expected to produce a written summary of their findings at the conclusion of the funding period. The Hypersomnia Foundation is hopeful that these research awards will help to unlock the mysteries of IH.


IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING, please click below to be directed to our Research Award Application & Application Guidelines. We welcome applications at any time, from any person who has a serious interest in researching IH. Please ensure you use the current application form (last updated May 4, 2019).

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IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN DONATING TO OUR RESEARCH AWARD PROGRAM, please click below. Donations (in any amount) to the HF are always welcomed, and are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law, since HF is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Our research award program is funded entirely through donations from our supporters, so the more money we raise, the more research we can fund. Your donation could lead to a cure for IH!

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