Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount: $150,000 FOR TWO YEARS
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Oct 31, 2017
Sponsor's: Nov 07, 2017

Subject Areas: Glaucoma

The goal of the BrightFocus Foundation research grants program is to advance innovative research promoting advances in the etiology, prevention, and treatments of Alzheimer's disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. The Foundation is interested in supporting high risk studies that illuminate areas for which there currently is little understanding, helping to bring to light crucial knowledge about these three devastating diseases.

Please visit the sponsor website for full submission details.

Application Details: You must use the online submission process which is accessed by clicking the blue arrow on the BrightFocus Apply for Grant Funding web page at: BrightFocus does not require signatures at the time of submission. Given the variability in administrative time required to collect signatures, BrightFocus policy allows investigators to submit their signature pages for up to two weeks following the 'official' deadline. The Signature Page should be signed, scanned, and uploaded as a separate PDF. in the application portal. The Signature page should not contain any text information from previous sections, other than the title of the project.INDIRECT COSTS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO BE INCLUDED.
NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Bieber,Trevor
Hancock,Jennifer Anne

Sponsor Contacts:

22512 Gateway Center Drive
Clarksburg, Maryland, United States
301 948 3244