ICO/Novartis Eye Research Bursary 2021 - Call for Applications

Applications for the ICO/Novartis Eye Research Bursary for 2021 are now invited.  

The annual bursary is an unrestricted educational grant awarded to a doctor who wishes to undertake a research project.   

The Bursary has been instrumental in facilitating eye doctors in Ireland to undertake pioneering research into potential cures and treatments for sight-threatening conditions over the past decade.    

ICO/Novartis Eye Research Bursary 2021 – Application Process

The ICO is inviting interested doctors to submit their applications to the College by Monday 22nd February, 2021. 

The applicant should include the following in their entry submission:

  • A detailed outline of your research project or specific training, including how this will impact patient care and outcomes in Ireland    
  • Evidence of support from a senior ophthalmologist as sponsor  
  • Breakdown of costs

The prize is not restricted to eye doctors in training and those in practice are encouraged to consider making a suitable application.

Complete Online Application via this link

Closing Date: Monday 22nd February, 2021.


20th January 2021