Research Grant Application 

The Call for Applications  for the  Research Award begins  March 1, 2021  with a deadline of December 1, 2021. The Awardee will be notified on or before January 20, 2022. 

Interested applicants who are within five years of fellowship are asked to:

  • Request a letter of recommendation from their fellowship director or other CGGS member that explains why they would be a good candidate for the Clinician-Scientist Research Grant award.  The recommendation letter should contain details of the nominee's education and accomplishments to date, as well as their potential to impact upon our field in the future. 
  • Submit a letter that describes their commitment to being a clinician-scientist, explains their area of research interest, touches on current projects that are underway, and details how they intend to use the funds. 
  • Each of these letters should be no more than two pages of single-spaced lines using 1" margins, 12 pt. font size and text aligned to the left. 

All information should be sent to the CGGS administrative office:

By Email:  npopovich@acms.org    (.pdf format please)

By Mail:   Chandler-Grant Glaucoma Society / 850  Ridge Avenue /  Pittsburgh, PA  15212

Questions? Contact Nadine Popovich, Administrator by email to npopovich@acms.org or by phone 412.321.5030.

The Award Recipient's research institution will receive a $10,000 grant. The awardee will be:

  • Formally recognized during  the CGGS meeting held in conjunction with the American Glaucoma Society Annual meeting . The CGGS requests the award recipient to give a brief presentation of their research related to the award.*
  • Acknowledged in all CGGS digital announcements pertaining to the Award.

*If the awardee is not attending the AGS annual meeting, the presentation may be given during the CGGS program held in conjunction with the New England Ophthalmology Society (NEOS)  meeting at least 12 months following the date of the award announcement. 

 THANK YOU  TO AERIE PHARMACEUTICALS

FOR THEIR COMMITMENT TO SUPPORT THE  DAVID L. EPSTEIN CLINICIAN-SCIENTIST RESEARCH AWARD 

Chandler Grant Glaucoma Society
850 Ridge Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15212
412-321-5030  FAX 412-321-5323


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