Research travel grant ARVO 2020

Sight-saving therapeutics

The purpose of the Moorfields Eye Charity ARVO 2020 reserach travel grant is to support the dissemination of high quality, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust derived, research at this internatinoal conference.

What’s included 
  • contribution towards air travel to/from the conference
  • accommodation for the duration of conference
  • registration fee for the conference
  • contribution towards poster printing cost

Applications must be submitted by 31 January 2020.  Late applications will not be considered and applicants are reminded that they can apply for funding ahead of or in parallel with seeking study leave approval and abstract acceptance. 


Individuals within the eligible staff categories must hold a contract of employment with Moorfields at the time the conference is attended.

Application process

1. Application form and guidance notes

Applicants are advised to read through all the guidance notes prior to starting to complete the application.  Documents 1 and 2 must be returned at the time of application.   

  1. MEC ARVO 2020 research travel grant application form
  2. MEC grant application T&C [data use] 
  3. MEC research travel grant guidance notes

 Completed applications should be submitted to

2. Poster and presentation templates

The requirement of this scheme is that all award holders will use Moorifelds Eye Hospital branded templates for poster and oral presentatins.  Please find the relevant templates here.

Poster presentations

PowerPoint presentations

3. Report and claim form

Individuals who have been awarded a MEC Research Travel Grant should use the following forms upon return from the conference.  Only electronic copies will be accepted and should be emailed to

Please note that any conditions outlined in your award letter must be addressed at the time of submitting an expenses claim. 

General scheme queries

T: 020 7566 2632