Applications now open for research commencing in 2014.
Grant(s) up to $500,000 ($167,000 per year for three years).
The Macular Disease Foundation Australia is investing in major research to find reasons and answers so that all Australians can see a future.
The 2014 Macular Disease Foundation Australia Research Grant Program is now accepting applications from Australian researchers and institutions to conduct bio-medical or psychosocial research related to age-related macular degeneration.
Collaboration with other institutions (including those from overseas) is permissible but the Primary Investigator must be based in Australia. Grant payments will be made to the institution of the Primary Investigator (the ‘administering institution’).
In 2014, the Foundation intends to make available a grant, or grants, of up to AU$167,000 per year (plus GST) for a maximum of three years (that is, $500,000 over three years, plus GST). The grant is an agreement between the Foundation and the administering institution that specifies financial support for specific researchers to undertake a defined research project.
Applications are now open.
Applications close at 5pm EST on 3 June 2013 for electronic submission.
The successful applicant(s) will be announced on World Sight Day Thursday 10 October, 2013.
Full details, instructions and application forms are available by clicking here.