Call for proposal

  Friday 9 November 2018

[ BRIGHT FOCUS FOUNDATION - National Glaucoma research Program Standard Awards | Research funding ]

Aim: Since the National Glaucoma Research (NGR) program began in 1978, BrightFocus has awarded nearly $33 million to support research projects on the causes and potential prevention and treatment of this disease. The standard award provides significant funding for researchers who have already generated some amount of preliminary data, but are often required to demonstrate additional, significant progress before they can apply to governmental or industrial funding agencies.
Duration: 2 years
Funding: USD $200’000
Eligibility: Researchers from all academic levels at or above Assistant Professor are welcome to apply for funding. In addition, non-tenure-track applicants are also eligible if they are appropriately trained to lead an independent research study, and are permitted by their organizations to manage the grant and supervise any key personnel.
How to Apply: Applications must be submitted through the online portal.  Instructions for use of the portal can be found here.
Application Deadline: 09 November 2018 (5:00 pm EST)
Further information
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