Ophthalmology

The Leverhulme Trust - Fellowships

Funds range of fellowships including early career fellowships, international academic fellowships and emeritus fellowships.
Award programme/theme
Fellowship
Funding amount range
£100,001 to £250,000
Maximum duration
3 years

Retina UK - PhD Studentship

Funds projects and programmes, all of which aim to enhance the understanding of inherited sight loss and inform the development of treatments. Proposals must have direct relevance to macular dystrophies.
Award programme/theme
Studentship / PhD support
Submission deadline

Fight for Sight - Project Grants

Open to non-clinician scientists and clinicians wishing to undertake research in all fields of ophthalmic and vision research.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
£100,001 to £250,000
Maximum duration
3 years

Fight for Sight - PhD Studentships

Provides a grant of up to £100,000 to support the training of a graduate student to take up a career in ophthalmic and vision research and leading to the presentation of a PhD.
Award programme/theme
Studentship / PhD support
Funding amount range
£50,001 to £100,000
Maximum duration
3 years

Fight for Sight - Primer Fellowship Awards

Awards will be offered to support trainee ophthalmologists, ophthalmic nursing or allied health professional graduates (including optometrists and orthoptists) to undertake ophthalmic and vision research.
Award programme/theme
Fellowship
Funding amount range
£50,001 to £100,000
Maximum duration
1 year

Fight for Sight - Small Grants Award

Funds clinical research studies in the field of ophthalmology and vision science. Offers competitive funding to support small feasibility studies and facilitate the generation of preliminary data. The aim is to make novel research ideas more competitive for larger follow-on funding.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
Under £50,000
Maximum duration
1 year
Submission deadline

British Council for Prevention of Blindness - Research Mentorship Awards

These aim to build research links between hospitals and universities in developing countries and UK universities or NHS Trusts, with the goal of building research capacity. Awarded to enable applicants from developing countries with a colleague or mentor in the UK to work together to develop a research project.
Award programme/theme
Research support grant
Funding amount range
Under £50,000
Submission deadline