Prof. Cordeiro has been funded by the Wellcome Trust since 1996
- Wellcome Trust Vision Training Fellowship 1996-2000
- Wellcome Trust University Award 2001-2007
- Wellcome Trust Project Grant 2005-2008
- Wellcome Trust Translational Award 2009-2012 and 2013-2015
In addition her group have also received a number of awards from charities, research councils and industry.