The ICO-National Eye Health Institute Fellowship in Ocular Genetics

Fellowship in Health , in Medicine
  • United States, United States
  • Apply Before : September 30, 2023

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 7957
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Fields of study Ocular Genetic
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 1 Year
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

National Eye Institute (National Institute of Health) and ICO—National Eye Health Institute in the United States accepts applications for the ICO-National Eye Health Institute Fellowship.

This program aims to support eligible applicants for one-year training in Ocular Genetics, those who are interested to attend and serve one year at NEI/National Institute of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, USA. are encouraged to apply.


Organization: international council of ophthalmology

Location: Bethesda, USA

Duration: one year

Deadline: 30 September 2023

Prize: $25000

The prize will cover:

  • Living expenses
  • Traveling cost

Field of study: Ocular Genetics


  • Applicants must be from low-income countries.
  • have completed the ophthalmology residency training before applying for the fellowship
  • applicants must return back to their home country after completion of the fellowship
  • An ophthalmology head of a teaching institution or public service hospital in a developing country should recommend the candidate
  • must meet the language requirements of the fellowship training center
  • must be able to pass one or more than one ICO exam which will be checked during the application evaluation
  • The ophthalmology head of a teaching institution or public service hospital in the home country should recommend the applicant
  • applicants who are from countries with ophthalmologic societies will be preferred
  • those applicants whose application are previously rejected they can reapply.

How to apply?

Fill the online application form by entering the link below:


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If applicants any questions, they can have a glance to Frequently asked question, for further information they can visit the ICO fellowship.

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