Research Grants

Funding Agency:
Benign Essential Blepharospasm Research Foundation

A major part of the charter of the BEBRF is to support research into causes, cures, and treatment for blepharospasm. The BEBRF provides funding for research projects through an annual call for proposals for research.

The BEBRF is pleased to offer, to qualified researchers, funds of up to $50,000 for one year for support of research directly related to the cause of, treatments for, and complications derived from treatments for benign essential blepharospasm or Meige Syndrome, both forms of cranial dystonia.

The deadline to apply for a research grant this year is September 30.

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

The applicant seeking Foundation funding must be employed at a for-profit or non-profit organization or institution (each referred to as a “Grantee Institution”) within the United States, Canada, or those foreign countries where supervision of grant administration is possible. Such Grantee Institution must agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions by signing this Application through its duly authorized representative. If the Grant Application is approved, the Grantee Institution will be the direct payee of the Foundation's funding and receive such funding on behalf of the Recipient and will be solely responsible for the handling and disbursing of such funds in support of the Recipient's research. 



Funding Type



Junior Faculty


Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science

External Deadline

September 30, 2023