DOD – Vision Research Program-Application

Well-being, Health and Biomedical Discovery


Academic Unit: inquire with unit

Memorial Deadline: Tuesday 20th, August 2024

External Deadline: Friday 23rd, August 2024


The Vision Research Program (VRP) released program announcements for the following funding opportunity:

  • Mentored Clinical Research Award

To view the program announcement and submit a pre-application visit:

The Vision Research Program (VRP) was established by Congress in 2009 to “target the various causes, effects and treatment of vision injury” as related to military exposure. The VRP was administered by the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command’s Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center from fiscal year 2009 (FY09) to FY12 and was transitioned to the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) for administration starting with the FY13 program cycle. The VRP challenges the scientific community to design innovative research that will significantly advance the understanding, prevention, diagnosis, mitigation, and/or treatment of eye injury or visual dysfunction associated with military exposure and research that will enable the delivery of care in the military operational environment.

Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): August 8, 2024  5:00 p.m. Eastern time
Application:  August 23, 2024  11:59 p.m. Eastern time

A pre-application is required and must be submitted through the electronic Biomedical Research Application Portal (eBRAP) at prior to the pre-application deadline.

All applications must conform to the final Funding Opportunities/Program Announcements and General Application Instructions which can be found on the website (  A listing of all CDMRP and other USAMRDC extramural funding opportunities can be obtained on the website by performing a basic search using CFDA Number 12.420. Applicant organizations must be registered in SAM ( and receive confirmation of an “Active” status before submitting an application through

Funding Sources

Department of Defence - United States of America

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: April 3, 2024