The Foundation Fighting Blindness invites applications for the Ted and Elaine Welp enhanced career development award. This supports enhanced research and clinical training in inherited orphan retinal degenerative diseases.
Funding & Duration
Awards are worth up to USD $170,000 (approx. AUD $236,000) per year for a maximum period of three years.
Applicants must hold an MD or MD PhD, have successfully completed an ophthalmology residency or equivalent training programme and hold a full-time tenure-track or equivalent appointment with a commitment by the host institution for five years. Host institutions may be any institution with a well-established record of research and career development relating to inherited orphan retinal degenerative diseases.
Submission Requirements & Due Date
- Applications must be submitted for internal review by 24 October 2018
- Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are considering applying for this scheme.
- See also: Submitting an Application to Research Services for Review