ICO/Novartis Eye Research Bursary 2019-20 - Call for Applications

ICO/Novartis Eye Research Bursary 2019 – Application Process

The details of the ICO/Novartis Eye Research Bursary for 2019 have been announced today, Thursday 26th September, at the Annual Adare Retinal Meeting in The Dunraven Arms Hotel, Co. Limerick.  

Now in its 8th consecutive year, the annual bursary is an unrestricted educational grant awarded to a doctor who wishes to undertake a research project or specific training in the field of ophthalmology.   

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

ICO/Novartis Eye Research Bursary 2019 – Application Process

The ICO is inviting interested doctors to submit their applications to the College by Monday 28th October, 2019.  The winner will be announced at the ICO Winter Meeting which will take place at the Chartered Accountants House, 47 Pearse Street, Dublin 2 on Thursday, 29th November 2019.  

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.

Download Application Form Here

Submissions should be emailed to siobhan.kelly@eyedoctors.ie no later than Monday 28th October, 2019.

26th September 2019