Research awards, grants and fellowships

A number of recognition awards, research grants and fellowships are made possible by the ARVO Foundation. Follow the links below to learn more about the opportunities available to researchers and clinicians in every stage of their career. 

The following opportunities are open from Aug. 1 - Oct. 1

ARVO Foundation Collaborative Research Fellowships
Supporting researchers from developing countries to strengthen ophthalmic research
ARVO Foundation Research Catalyst Awards
For investigators starting their careers or returning to workforce after an extended leave
Carl Camras Translational Research Awards
Supporting young investigators working in translational research
Dr. David L. Epstein Award
Supporting mentorship of clinician-scientists working in glaucoma
Genentech Career Development Award for Underrepresented Minority Emerging Vision Scientists
Supporting early-career underrepresented minority (URM) investigators
Bert M. Glaser Award for Innovative Research in Retina
Recognizing young researchers for innovative work in retina
Kreissig Award for Excellence in Retinal Surgery
Recognizing investigators optimizing functional outcomes for retinal surgery patients
Point of View Award
Recognizing significant research related to the restoration of sight

Additional awards supported by the ARVO Foundation

ARVO Foundation Early Career Clinician-Scientist Awards
Supporting researchers who are committed to careers as clinician-scientists
Oberdorfer Award in Low Vision Research
Honoring exemplary low vision research
Ludwig von Sallmann Clinician-Scientist Award
Recognizing young clinician-scientists