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British Council for Prevention of Blindness Grant Programme 2019

  • 24 Apr 2019
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The British Council for Prevention of Blindness (BCPB) supports research into the prevention of blindness in low and low-middle income countries throughout the world.

Their latest round of grant funding for 2019 is now open. Grants are offered for research projects that further the goals of ‘VISION 2020: The Right to Sight’, in the following categories:

  • Fellowships leading to the award of PhD or MD – up to £190,000 over 2 or 3 years
  • Research grants – up to £60,000
  • Research Mentorship Awards – up to £15,000

Please note that grants are only awarded to UK Universities and Hospitals, and that the BCPB require application to be sent both by email and hard copy.

For more details, full terms & conditions and application forms please visit the BCPB website or contact Diana Bramson, Charity Manager, BCPB via [email protected] or 020 7404 7114

Please email your completed application to [email protected] by 5pm on Friday 27 September 2019 and send a signed hard copy by post to The British Council for Prevention of Blindness, 4 Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2RP to reach us no later than 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019.