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British Council for Prevention of Blindness grants available for application

26 April 2016

The British Council for Prevention of Blindness (BCPB) was established in 1976 as a registered charity to fund scientific research into blindness prevention and sight restoration. BCPB funds both UK-based and overseas research into the causes of blindness throughout the world.

Grants are offered for research projects that further the goals of ‘VISION 2020: The Right to Sight’, in the following categories:

  1. Fellowships leading to the award of PhD or MD – up to £63,333 per year over 2 or 3 years.
  1. Research grants – up to £60,000
  1. Research Mentorship Awards – up to £15,000

For more details, full terms & conditions and application forms please see or contact Diana Bramson, Charity Manager, BCPB, 4 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2RP.  Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7404 7114 Email:

BCPB is a registered charity – number 270941