Foundation / Corporation
Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB)
Grants to USA junior ophthalmology faculty members and young researchers for career development. Eligible nominees must be MDs or MD/PhDs who have demonstrated scientific initiative and the potential to conduct independent research. Nominators are required to describe a detailed mentoring plan for the candidate as an important part of this award.
RPB Grantee Chairs may nominate one candidate in each grant review cycle enabling a school to possibly receive two CDAs per calendar year.
Any part of the RPB grant not earmarked for salary should be used to equip and staff the awardee’s lab and fund research efforts.
GrantWatch ID#: 181550
Awardees will be required to expend the award within four (4) years if granted the full $300,000. Otherwise, the awardee is required to expend the initial $150,000 award payment within three (3) years.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online application portal: https://sites.rpbusa.org/grantees (password: Research)
Recommendation letters may be submitted via regular mail or email to:
Research to Prevent Blindness
360 Lexington Ave., 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10017-6528
USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming