Call for the Fight for Sight / Nystagmus Network Project Grants 2019-2020
Fight for Sight and the Nystagmus Network are pleased to offer a joint Project Grant award for up to £250,000 over three years.
The call is open to both clinical and non-clinical research scientists wishing to lead a research project to address sight loss associated with Nystagmus. The aim of the call is to build research capacity of post-doctoral researchers.
Nystagmus is a complex visual impairment, characterised by involuntary eye movements, affecting focus and depth perception. Currently there is no cure available.
The call for preliminary Abstract Applications opens in early May 2019 via our online system grants.fightforsight.org.uk. The award is highly prestigious made on a fully competitive and peer reviewed basis. The call follows a rigorous two-stage application process. For more details of the assessment process please visit our grant making process.
• Applicants must be affiliated with UK academic or medical institutions but the research can be undertaken in the UK and/or overseas.
• Applicants must have a contract of employment which extends beyond the termination date of the award
• Research addresses visual impairment associated with nystagmus
The deadline for Abstract Applications is 11 July 2019. For shortlisted applicants the closing date for Full Application submissions will be 21 November 2019. The successful applicants of the 2019-2020 grants round will be notified in March 2020.
For any queries relating to your proposal please contact Fight for Sight Fight for Sight: Grants@fightforsight.org.uk