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Call for Applications: Prevent Blindness Joanne Angle Investigator Award
Applications are due Monday, March 31, 2014, 5pm ET
The Joanne Angle Investigator Award provides funding for research investigating public health related to eye health and safety. Applications will be accepted in the following priority areas in adult vision, children’s vision, or eye injury:
• Burden/economic aspects of eye disease/vision loss on society
• Best practices to integrate vision screening/follow up care to system care access
• Vision program effectiveness/evaluation
All research grants need to promote the core mission of Prevent Blindness – preventing blindness and preserving sight. Basic laboratory science research will not be supported under this program.
Eye Bank Association of America Networking Grants
The Executive Committee voted in 1992 to establish education grants for EBAA member eye banks. Two grants of $1,500.00 each may be awarded each year; the winners will be announced each year during the Annual Meeting in June.
Purpose of the grants
To promote an educational interchange of ideas between eye banks.
To apply for a grant, please send the following items to the EBAA office:
A letter to the EBAA Office addressed to the Executive Committee that includes:
Educational objective and the reason that the visit is needed
The name of the bank to be visited
A plan of action
Statement to present findings at an EBAA-sponsored meeting
A letter from the host eye bank agreeing to host the networking opportunity
To apply for this grant, please send your proposal letters to the EBAA office via email or mail.
Attn: Networking Grants
1015 18th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Deadline to Apply: April 21, 2014.
Call for Submissions: 2014 Richard Lindstrom/Eye Bank Association of America Research Grant
The Eye Bank Association of America announces the availability of Richard Lindstrom / EBAA Research
Grants to be awarded July 2014. These awards are intended to provide support for proposals specifically
concerned with issues directly related to eye banking and/or corneal transplantation. Preference is given to pilot
projects, well-defined short-term protocols, and initial studies directed toward new research initiatives.
Deadline for submission is Monday, April 7, 2014.
Awards will be made on the basis of scientific merit according to current funding capabilities.
1. Physicians, including corneal surgeons and other eye care specialists
2. Basic scientists, including biomedical and social scientists
3. Eye-bank technicians, nurses, postgraduate fellows, ophthalmology residents, and medical students who
are supervised by a physician or basic scientist associated with an eye bank or academic institution
1. The research project must be relevant to the mission of the Eye Bank Association of America.
2. The award recipients must provide assurance that research protocols comply with appropriate ethical
guidelines for the use of experimental animals and human subjects.
3. The principal investigator will prepare a final report describing the progress and status of the research
project at the completion of the one-year award interval.
4. Scientific publication resulting from the research grant shall acknowledge support by the Eye Bank
Association of America.
5. Grant recipients are expected to submit an abstract of their research findings for an EBAA scientific
6. This award may not be used to support a project already funded by another granting agency.
Total budget should be in the range of $3,000 to $5,000 per project per year. An investigation of exceptional merit may be funded at a higher level up to $10,000.
Call for Nominations: Julius F. Neumueller Award in Optics
The Julius F. Neumueller Award in Optics is awarded to a student pursuing the Doctor of Optometry degree in a school or college of optometry who submits a first-authored original research paper on one of the following topics: Geometrical Optics; Physical Optics; Ophthalmic Optics; Optics of the Eye. Acceptable topics include modern measurement of aberrations and their correction, optical quality of the eye, optical limits to visual performance, or diagnosis and treatment of a range of optically relevant ocular conditions (e.g. corneal surgery, contact lenses, and refractive error). The paper should be of publishable quality if currently unpublished, but may be already published or under review. The paper must reflect research performed while the student was pursuing the Doctor of Optometry degree. Nominations should be made by the student’s advisor. Nominations should include the first-authored student paper and a letter of recommendation from the advisor describing the student’s role in conducting the research and the writing of the manuscript. There is no limit on the number of nominations from each school or college of optometry. It is expected that the recipient will submit any unpublished manuscript to Optometry and Vision Science. The award is $750 for the primary author to travel to attend the annual meeting. If other authors than the first author were also pursuing the Doctor of Optometry degree while conducting the research, multiple awardees may divide a total travel award of $1500.
Deadline for this award is April 1, 2014.
Applications should be emailed to Helen Viksnins at HelenV@aaoptom.org.
or mailed to:
The Julius F. Neumueller Award in Optics
c/o American Academy of Optometry
2909 Fairgreen Street Orlando, FL 32803