Eye & Vision Research Grants
Submission process & award schedule

Submission process

Please thoroughly review the request for proposal prior to drafting your submission. Use this application template for reference only as you prepare your application prior to online submission. All applications and materials must be submitted through the online form.

One additional page of informational figures or key illustrations may be uploaded at the end of the application. In lieu of a formal departmental letter of support, the applicant must upload an acknowledgement form signed by their department chair.

The 2021-2022 application opens Tuesday, July 13, 2021. All submissions are due by 5 p.m. ET on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021.

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Announcements of receipt, funding awards & rejections

Eversight will send an email acknowledging the receipt of each proposal. If an email acknowledgement is not received within seven business days, applicants should contact Eversight.

Emails notifying applicants of awards and rejections will be sent in December 2021. If an announcement notice is not received by the first week of January 2022, applicants should contact Eversight.

Support questions

Researchers needing additional information regarding the process of submitting research grant proposals—including technical questions about the application form and related attachments—should contact Eversight.

Contact us

Phone: (216) 706-4212
Email: grants@eversightvision.org

Award schedule


July 13 — Application opens. All applications must be submitted through the online form.

Sept. 10 — Application closes at 5 p.m. ET.


January — Grant awardees announced and all applicants notified. Funding begins.

December — Progress report due to Eversight.