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2017 Grant Submissions
2017 Fight for Sight grants were approved at its June Board meeting. A listing of our latest grantees and their institutions will be posted shortly. Also watch the website for information about Fight for Sight’s 2018 grant application process


AUPO 2017

Arthur Makar, Fight for Sight's Executive Director, recently attended the annual meeting of the Association of University Professors of Opthalmology. While there he had the opportunity to meet with colleagues including Dr. Roy Chuck from Montefiore Medical Center, Brian Hofland from Research to Prevent Blindness and Dr. James Tsai from New York Eye and Ear Institute of Mount Sinai.

Fight for Sight thanks the LaSpina famly and all the
2016 Strike for Sight participants for their generosity in helping
to raise money for our 2017 grant program.


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Fight for Sight (FFS) grant applications are due on or before 12:00 AM on November 15, 2017. Winners of FFS's 2017 Summer Student Fellowships, Grants-in-Aid and Post-Doctoral Awards will be announced in the Spring.

Fight for Sight partners with several other eye and vision research organizations including the International Retinal Research Foundation, which co-funds a Summer Student Fellowship focusing on eye banking tissue restoration; Aniridia Foundation Internaltional co-funds a Summer Student Fellowship relating to Aniridia and; the Earl and Shirley Herbst Eye Research Fund which will co-sponsor two Summer Student Fellowships during 2016 and 2017.

To view previous winners, click here to view our Grants page