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IVI Student Research Grants 2018 -19


To encourage innovative research in eye care, we are pleased to announce “IVI Student Research Grants 2018 -19 for undergraduate students.

The grant aims to develop research interest among optometry students in India by providing financial assistance for their research projects initiated as part of their course requirement. The grant amount up to INR 6000 each will support creative and innovative on-going research projects to develop the profession of Optometry.


Students pursuing bachelor’s degree in optometry and currently working on a research project


A maximum amount of INR 6000 will be provided to cover running cost of the project and expenses towards travel for field work.

Application process

A brief one page proposal has to be submitted in the specified format provided by IVI in the form of a single Adobe PDF file. The application format should be mailed to

Selection process

Proposals will be assessed based on the relevance, innovation and benefit to the subject of Optometry.

Report submission

Selected applicants will be required to submit a progress report every quarter from commencement of the project.

Recipients are also requested to submit a copy of their dissertation along with brief one-page summary report on completion of the project with a summary of expenditure duly signed by the supervisor, part of which may be published in the IVI newsletter and website.

Project should be completed within one year of the applicant being notified of the selection.

Acknowledgement by the grantee

Selected applicants should acknowledge IVI support in all project publications / presentations.

Key Contact Person

Sheeba S

Program Manager |India Vision Institute

Mobile +91 - 8978519292
Email ID:

Last date of application submission: Wednesday, 31 October 2018

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