Apply or nominate a colleague for one of the open awards, grants and fellowships
IOVS Special issue
View a special issue of IOVS journal on Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Global mentorship
Global mentors and mentees talk relationship building
Recorded sessions
Watch select session recordings from ARVO 2018
9 poster tips
How to make a great research poster in 9 easy steps

Search for funding opportunities

The ARVO Funding Guide, an online listing of over 200 opportunities for eye and vision researchers, has been redesigned to help make it easy for users to find funding sources that meet their needs. Users can filter the database to find opportunities specific to their career stage (student or independent), citizenship (U.S. or non-U.S.), credentials (MD or PhD) and opportunity type (fellowship, award, research grant). Search for keywords, such as the name of the funding organization or title, or sort the database by the application deadline to easily determine which applications are due in the near future.
Request for proposals
Identify the topic of the next ARVO advocacy campaign
Annual Meeting abstracts
View the ARVO 2018 published abstracts in the IOVS journal
Publications grant
Apply for ARVO’s Publications Grant, available to authors who need funding assistance to publish in one of our three journals
ARVO 2018 presenters share your research with the wider research community through publication in an ARVO journal

Get to know ARVO President Steven J. Fliesler

Steven Fliesler, PhD, FARVO, began his one-year term as the ARVO president after the 2018 Annual Meeting. Fliesler, vice-chairman and director of research at State University of New York-Buffalo / VA Medical Center-Buffalo, also serves as the ARVO Retinal Cell Biology Section Trustee. He offers a glimpse into his professional background and vision for ARVO during his tenure as president in a recent interview with ARVONews.

Upcoming Events

New abstract deadline for ARVO 2019

Note that the deadline to submit an abstract for the ARVO 2019 Annual Meeting in Vancouver is Nov. 30, 2018.

Vision Community Calendar

View upcoming events around the world in ARVO's Vision Community Calendar. Add your own event to the listing by following the link to the form on the calendar page.

Plan your stay at ARVO 2019

Book your hotel room now and get the best selection for ARVO 2019 in Vancouver, Canada, April 28 - May 2

Latest news

Visit our Press Room to see the latest eye and vision research news and view ARVO press releases.

Telling the story of OCT

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a technology invented by ARVO members that helps preserve patients' sight, saves taxpayers billions of dollars and enables further discoveries in science and medicine. See how ARVO has shared the impact of OCT with vision scientists, patients, and policymakers.