Alcon Medical Education Grants

Through our medical education grant program, Alcon funds educational activities that seek to increase the number of patients who receive the highest quality, safe and effective care.

Alcon Medical Education Grants
What We Support
Grant Process
Policies and Guidelines
Required Documents

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Who can apply for a grant from the Alcon Medical Education Grant Office?

The Alcon Medical Education Grant Office will accept grant applications from:

  • Hospitals
  • Academic medical centers
  • Medical universities
  • Societies/Professional medical associations
  • Accredited continuing medical education providers
  • Non-accredited medical education companies

How do I submit an educational grant application?

Please review and follow the Grant Process.

Can the grant application be given directly to an Alcon representative or another contact at Alcon?

No. Grant applications must be submitted through the online process. We will not accept grant applications via fax, mail, or email. Click here to learn more about the grant process.

When should a grant application be submitted?

Grant applications must be for a specific educational activity and submitted at least eight weeks prior to the start date of the planned activity.

Can a grant application be submitted for support of an activity that has already occurred?

No. Applications will not be supported retroactively.

Does previous support of a program by the Alcon Medical Education Grant Office guarantee future support?

No. Each grant application is evaluated on its individual merit relative to other grant applications and available funding. You should not consider any request approved until you have received written documentation from the Alcon Medical Education Grant Office.

How long will it take for the Alcon Medical Education Grant Office to review my grant?

Review time may vary, but the general guidance is six weeks once all required documents have been received. Providing complete and accurate documentation can minimize review time.

Will the Alcon Medical Education Grant office contact me if there are any questions regarding the grant request?

Yes. You will be contacted should clarification be required regarding your application. Your prompt attention to questions will enable the review of your application in a timely manner.

Who should I contact if I have any questions?

Click here to view the Alcon Medical Education Grant Office contact info.

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