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To provide research grants to outstanding investigators at the early stages of their careers who show innovation and promise in vision research.

GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation Award Grant Program applicants may apply through the EMZ Foundation on-line application system at Proposal Central. For more information on how to submit a “Letter of Intent” for grant funding, click on the Grant Opportunities tab.

News and updates

The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. has awarded four new research grants in 2014 for $960,000

July 17, 2015

The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. has awarded four new research grants totaling $940,000 to Yang Sun, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Indiana University; Derek S. Welsbie, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology at Johns Hopkins Medical School; Bart G. Borghuis, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomical Sciences & …

The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. has awarded three grants in 2013 for $720,000

June 30, 2013

The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. has awarded three new grants totaling $720,000 to Jeremy N. Kay, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurobiology and Opthalmology, Duke University Eye Center; Sujata Rao, PhD, Assistant Staff, Ophthalmic Research, Cleveland Clinic; and Wei Wei, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology at University of Chicago.

The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. has awarded two grants in 2012 for $480,000

January 15, 2012

The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. has awarded two new grants totaling $480,000 to Kevin K. Park, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine; and Jonathan Sears, MD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, The Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute.

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