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20 April 2022

Apply for the Glaucoma UK Small Grant award

Glaucoma UK has partnered with Fight for Sight in launching a small grant award.

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The award is for research addressing sight loss associated with glaucoma and is particularly targeted at feasibility and pilot studies. The aim is to make novel research ideas more competitive for larger follow-on funding.

Applications must be submitted via the online management system by 5.00pm 28 July 2022. Applicants will be notified of the outcome by the end of November 2022.


  • Lead applicants can either be clinical scientists or research scientists and projects can be clinical or non-clincial
  • Lead applicants must be affiliated with UK academic or medical institutions, but the research can be undertaken in the UK and/or overseas
  • Lead applicants are expected to have a PhD or MD and must have a contract of employment which extends beyond the termination date of the award
  • Early career researchers are encouraged

The award has been launched as part of a wider scheme by Fight for Sight. Applications can be submitted via their Grant Management System.