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ICO-Allergan Advanced Research Fellowship

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Purpose: The ICO-Allergan Advanced Research Fellowship allows one young ophthalmologist to continue basic or clinical research at a chosen university, preferably in a foreign country to where they live.


  • Open to candidates from all countries
  • Applications will be accepted for research work in the following subspecialties: Glaucoma, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Retina, Tumours, Uveitis, Dry Eye, and Cornea
  • Applicant must be under 40 years of age at the time of applying
  • Applicant must be reasonably fluent in the language of the fellowship training center
  • The ICO recommends that candidates pass one or more ICO Exams. 
  • Applicants from countries with ophthalmologic societies that are Members of the ICO will receive special consideration
International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO)