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Grants and Training

At NEI, we’re on a mission to discover new treatments for vision disorders and protect the sight of all Americans. Join us! Explore current funding opportunities, research policies and procedures, and other key resources.

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COVID-19 Information for NEI Applicants and Grantees

Due to the potential exceptional impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to assure our recipient community that NIH will be doing our part to help you continue your research.

Apply for a grant

Get the resources you need to write and submit your application, including due dates and application instructions.

Look for funding opportunities

Browse funding announcements and learn more about NEI’s programs and research priorities.

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Learn about training opportunities at NEI

NEI provides fellowships, internships, and other training opportunities for students and vision researchers at our labs in Bethesda, MD.

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Find funding for training and career development

NEI offers funding opportunities for training and career support to students and professionals across the country.

Get the facts about NEI policies and procedures

Find out about the policies that grantees need to follow.

Explore resources for researchers

Look through the resources NEI provides for vision researchers, including essential information for current grantees.

Contact grants and funding staff

Have a question about NEI funding? We can help.

Last updated: December 8, 2022