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Grant Cycle 2019 - Submit an application

The Leigh Syndrome International Consortium has raised over $1million USD in its commitment to positively impact the lives of Leigh syndrome patients by improving diagnoses, developing treatments and cures, and optimising clinical care.

Researchers are now able to submit research proposals related to Leigh syndrome, asking up to the amount of $50,000 for 12 months.

Before submitting a proposal, please familiarise yourself with our Request for Proposals (RFP), designed specifically for this grant cycle. Responsiveness to this RFP is an essential consideration of the peer-review process.


Download the Request for Proposals

Grant Value: Up to $50,000 USD per award/ $150,000 USD total


Oct 28 2019 08:00 AM (EDT)


Nov 25 2019 05:00 PM (EST)

All enquiries regarding this grant cycle should be sent to

Research proposals that are unrelated to Leigh syndrome will not be reviewed via this avenue. Investigators who are interested in submitting research proposals on more general mitochondrial disease are encouraged to reach out to one of the partner organisations. Get in touch below.