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Congress Travel Grant

To provide travel support for attending EGS congresses.


Single and flat contribution of 500.00 Euros (including free Congress registration).

Eligibility to Apply

Ophthalmologists or residents who:
  • Work and reside within the geographical boundaries of Europe
  • Are first/presenting authors of a free presentation/poster
  • The quality of their submitted abstract as evaluated during the abstract review process is at the higher quality of the abstracts submitted to the meeting
  • Are not recipient of any other financial support to attend the meeting provided by other parties including pharmaceutical industry or their own institution

Application Process

  • The applicant submits a request by filling in the mandatory online form and attaches all relevant documents including the abstract submitted and an undersigned certification by the applicant, declaring that she/he is not recipient of any other financial support.
  • The EGS secretary mails the applications to the Training Support committee and the PPC.
  • The PPC confirms whether the criterion on the quality of abstract submitted fulfills the eligibility threshold.
    The training support Committee makes a recommendation of acceptance or rejection of the submitted requests to the EGS Executive Committee.
  • The final decision is made by the Executive Committee. The EGS Secretary mails the feedback to the applicant.

How to apply?



Your e-mail address:

Formats accepted: DOC, DOCX or PDF, maximum file size 1Mb
Curriculum vitae:
Copy of the passport:
Letter of request:
Certification of not receiving financial support:

For assistance, please email

Please upload all the mandatory files

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