EURETINA Observership Grant Programme 2021/2022

Registration opening October 2021

The EURETINA Observership Grant Programme is a €1,500 grant available for trainees in at least their final year of residency OR those who have finished their residency less than 5 years at time of application.

There will be up to 10 Euretina members awarded grants annually. Applications for the Observerships Programme will be reviewed by a panel of judges comprising EURETINA Board members.

Criteria for applicants:

– The Observership programme is targeted at trainees in at least their final year of residency OR those who have finished their residency less than 5 years at time of application.

– Applicants must be training in a specialised retinal unit or university hospital.

– Applicants must be current EURETINA members. To become a member please visit EURETINA membership site. Under the EURETINA YOURS initiative, Ophthalmologists under 40 can now avail of free EURETINA membership for 3 years.

– Applicants must be in (or have completed) training in a European country.

– Observerships must be spent at an approved European hospital or university setting

– Successful applicants will be responsible for making their own application to their preferred Observership centre.

– Successful applicants will be asked to provide a short description of their experience at the end of the Observership programme which may be used for promotional purposes (with personal details redacted).

 

Online application must include:

– Up to date CV

– Letter of intent describing the reasons for your application

– Letter of support from the present head of department of your institution

Applications will not be considered until all documents have been received.

Timeline

October, 2021
– Registration open

17 January, 2022
– Deadline for Applications for 2022

January/February, 2022
– Formal Review of 2022 Applications