Pisart Award in Vision Science

Funding Agency:
Lighthouse International

The Pisart Award in Vision Science was established in 1981. It is funded in part through a bequest of Mme. Georgette Pisart, a long-time Lighthouse Guild volunteer. The Pisart Award includes an unrestricted cash award of $30,000.

This award honors individuals whose noteworthy, innovative and scholarly contributions have the potential for substantial influence in the understanding of vision loss, treatment of eye disease or the rehabilitation of people with vision loss. 

Nominations due Dec. 31, 2019

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

  • Open to early-career vision clinicians or scientists, generally fewer than ten years following completion of last degree or training, whose noteworthy, innovative and scholarly contributions have the potential for substantial influence in the understanding of vision loss, treatment of eye disease or the rehabilitation of people with vision loss.
  • Open to candidates from the United States and all countries.

Amount

$30,000

Funding Type

Award

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Medical
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

December 31, 2019