Allergan Foundation Research Grant

American Academy of Optometry Foundation


Grant amount: Up to US $60,750

Anticipated deadline: Jul 15, 2019

Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher Faculty Working Professional

Funding uses: Research

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Preferred: North America Other eligible locations: Anywhere in the world

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Overview:

To support talented optometry and vision science faculty and researchers in innovative research in the area of glaucoma or the anterior segment, the American Optometric Foundation (AOF) is now accepting proposals for one research grant sponsored by The Allergan Foundation.

One, one-year award, of $60,000, plus a $750 travel grant for the Principal Investigator and up to three co-investigators on the project to attend the next annual meeting of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO).

All funds, as per policy of the American Academy of Optometry and the American Academy of Optometry Foundation, will be issued in U.S. currency to the primary institution of record.Funds support research conducted for a period of one year in the area of glaucoma or the anterior segment. Recipient must submit a minimum 500-word report of his or her research findings to the AAOF at the end of the award period in order to be eligible for subsequent awards sponsored by The Allergan Foundation.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • The award is open to all faculty and researchers in optometry and vision science.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. The Principal Investigator must be a member of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO). It is also encouraged that the Co-Investigators be a member.

Preferences:

  • Preference will be given to North American applicants.

Ineligibility:

  • The AOF is a non-profit organization and our policy is not to cover any indirect costs associated with the Allergan Foundation Research Program or any other of our programs.