KTEF 2023 Career Starter Research Grant Opportunity

By Christine Keightley posted 09-08-2022 12:53


Contact: Robert W. Bigley Knights Templar Eye Foundation, Inc.
Phone: (214) 888-0220
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Knights Templar Eye Foundation, Inc. Announces a 2023 Pediatric Ophthalmology Research Grant Program of $3 Million

Flower Mound, TX – August 2022

The Knights Templar Eye Foundation Inc. has announced a Pediatric Ophthalmology Research Grant Award Program of $3 Million. The Knights Templar Eye Foundation Inc. (KTEF) invites eligible investigators to submit applications for Pediatric Ophthalmology Career-Starter Research Grants for the next award period of July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024. The Foundation estimates approximately 33 grants of $90,000 each will be awarded. Deadline for the receipt of the submission is Sunday January 15, 2023.

Grants supported by the Knights Templar Eye Foundation are awarded to impact the eye care of infants and children. Clinical or basic research on conditions that are potentially preventable or correctable such as amblyopia, cataract, glaucoma, optic nerve hypoplasia, nystagmus, retinopathy of prematurity, and hereditary diseases that occur at birth or within early childhood, such as retinoblastoma, are encouraged. Proposals for support of basic research on eye and visual system development also are welcome. Please visit our website for the guidelines: 

The Knights Templar Eye Foundation a 501(c)3 charity sponsored by and is the principal charity of the Grand Encampment of Knights Templar. Its mission is “To improve vision through research, education, and supporting access to care.” To date, the KTEF has provided in excess of $168 million on research, education, and patient care, awarding $33 million in pediatric research grant awards and $10 million in endowments at five leading ophthalmology research and educational institutions.

For more information, please visit our website at
or contact: Robert W. Bigley, (214) 888-0220, email