ESCRS Peter Barry Fellowship

Applications are open for the Peter Barry Fellowship 2022. This Fellowship commemorates the immense contribution made by the late Peter Barry to ophthalmology and to the ESCRS.


The Fellowship of €60,000 is to allow a trainee to work abroad at a centre of excellence for clinical experience or research in the field of cataract and refractive surgery, anywhere in the world, for 1 year.


Applicants must be a European trainee ophthalmologist, 40 years of age or under on the closing date for applications and have been an ESCRS trainee member for 3 years by the time of starting the Fellowship.


The Fellowship will be awarded at the ESCRS Annual Congress in 2022, to start in 2023.

To apply, please submit the following:
* A detailed up-to-date CV
* A letter of intent of 1-2 pages, outlining which centre you wish to attend and why
* A letter of recommendation from your current Head of Department

* A letter from your potential host institution, indicating that they will accept you if successful

Closing date for applications is 2 May 2022

Applications can be made by completing the application form and queries should be sent to