Listen to Sarah Thiele talk about her recent EURETINA Observership experience

Discover a typical day on the EURETINA Observership programme at the Department of Ophthalmology, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel and learn about the benefits that completing a placement through the EURETINA Observership can bring to your professional life.

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About the Grant

€1,500 Observership Grants Available

Deadline for Applications: 13 January 2020

Each Observership will be one month in duration

10 grants of €1,500 will be awarded annually

Grants will be awarded in a competitive process

Grant applications will be reviewed by a panel of judges comprising EURETINA Board members

Who is eligible?

Grant applications are subject to the following terms:

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).

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

Time left to submit your Application

Schedule

13 January 2020:– Deadline for Applications for 2020

January/February 2020: – Formal Review of 2020 Applications

Early March 2020: – Successful Candidates Announced

Feedback from past Observerships

Applications close 13th January 2020




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