Grants

APPLICATIONS FOR SOE 2023 GRANTS IS NOW CLOSED. 

SOE Resident Educational Grant

Professor Marko Hawlina, Chairman SOE Educational Committee

The Board of SOE offers a limited number of scholarships for ophthalmologists-in-training from East European countries to visit Ophthalmic Centres in Europe.
At present it is envisaged that the successful applicants will spend a minimum of 2 – 4 weeks observing clinical work in a European Centre.  SOE  has compiled a list of Centres which accept observers and of the sub-specialities they offer.
The number of Educational Grants is limited  to 2 or 3 applicants from each East European country (Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, The Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Montenegro, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine).


SOE will support the successful candidates with an educational grant of 500 EUR.

Please note that you should not contact the clinic or hospital you would like to visit while applying for the grant. We will only ask you to contact the clinics or hospital if you have been selected for the SOE Educational Grant, in which case we will give you further information.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR 2020 and 2021 GRANT RECIPIENTS

The European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE) is committed to promoting good health and minimizing risk in all our activities.  
Due to these unprecedented times regarding COVID-19, the Educational Chairman and SOE Board has agreed that any SOE 2020 and SOE 2021 Educational and Teacher Grant Recipients who are unable to use their grant in 2020, 2021 or 2022 will be able to arrange a placement until the end of 2023. 

To view the list of clinics or hospitals which accept observers and the sub specialities they offer click here 

To View a table of feedback on Clinics and Hospitals visited by SOE Grant beneficiaries in 2019 click here Grant Questionnaire Results 2019

To View a table of feedback on Clinics and Hospitals visited by SOE Grant beneficiaries in 2018 click here 

To View a table of feedback on Clinics and Hospitals visited by SOE Grant beneficiaries in 2017 click here

To View a table of feedback on Clinics and Hospitals visited by SOE Grant beneficiaries in 2016 click here 

To view a table of feedback on Clinics and Hospitals visited by SOE Grant beneficiaries in 2015  Click here

All successful Grant Applicants click here for how to proceed