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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.
Merck Innovative Ophthalmology Research Awards
The ARVO Foundation is pleased to offer this series of biennial awards. The Merck Innovative Ophthalmology Research Awards (IORA) encourages young researchers to undertake investigative work in critical areas of ophthalmology that may one day lead to meaningful improvements in patients' lives. It is open to researchers aged 45 years or younger who hold an MD, a PhD or an equivalent doctoral level degree. A first place prize of $15,000 and two second place prizes of $10,000 will be awarded in each of two categories for a total of $70,000 in awards.
Topics for the 2015 awards are:
• Ocular Surface
2015 Merck Ophthalmology Research Award timeline
Nominations open Dec. 2, 2013
Nominations close Nov. 3, 2014
Awardees notified by January 2015
For additional information, please contact Andrew Dobos at 240-221-2951.
Velux Stiftung Research Grant Program
The Velux Stiftung was established in 1980 and promotes research projects investigating the effect and better utilisation of daylight. The Velux Stiftung is interested in the effect of daylight on the well-being of humans and on the recovery process from both physical and psychological illness, but also its impact on nature, and in technologies for the utilisation of daylight in buildings for energy efficiency and illumination.
The Velux Stiftung is active world-wide, and supports innovative projects which generate lasting progress for the benefit of mankind.
The Velux Stiftung is member of SwissFoundations.
The foundation – which is a non-profit organisation – supports research projects:
- related to the use, the impact or the benefit of daylight,
- for the better understanding and the furtherance of normal aging
- in ophthalmology
Applications submitted to the Velux Stiftung have to be within the foundation's aims and purposes, and need to fulfill the requested conditions.
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