Research Grant Awards

Glaucoma grant award £60,000 

The International Glaucoma Association and UKÉGS co-fund an annual glaucoma research award of £50,000 – £70,000 for high quality research that enhances the detection and treatment of glaucoma and improves patients’ quality of life.

Details of the 2020 research awards will be announced by the IGA in June 2020.

Grants will be awarded on the basis of:

  • scientific content
  • likelihood of a conclusive outcome of the proposed study
  • likely impact of the research on patient care or appropriate scientific advance or understanding of glaucoma
  • location in a suitable institution
  • presentation
  • value for money
  • ethical considerations

Full terms of awards are set out in the IGA Terms and Conditions of grant funding.