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British Council for Prevention of Blindness Grant Programme 2019

24 April 2019

The British Council for Prevention of Blindness supports research into the prevention of blindness in low and low-middle income countries throughout the world.

Their latest round of grant funding for 2019 is now open. Grants are offered for research projects that further the goals of ‘VISION 2020: The Right to Sight’, in the following categories:

  • Fellowships leading to the award of PhD or MD – up to £190,000 over 2 or 3 years
  • Research grants – up to £60,000
  • Research Mentorship Awards – up to £15,000

Please note that grants are only awarded to UK Universities and Hospitals, and that the BCPB require application to be sent both by email and hard copy.

For more details, full terms & conditions and application forms please see or contact Diana Bramson, Charity Manager, BCPB (020 7404 7114 /

Please email your completed application to by 5pm on Friday 27 September 2019 and send a signed hard copy by post to The British Council for Prevention of Blindness, 4 Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2RP to reach us no later than 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019.