2019 FOREA ORTHOPTIC STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
The 2019 FOREA Orthoptic student scholarship application cycle is now open. Completed applications must be received by FOREA no later than May 31, 2019.
2019 FOREA Scholarships are available to second year and advanced standing students enrolled in an American Orthoptic Council (AOC) or Canadian Orthoptic Council (COC) orthoptic/vision science program. This merit-based funding is intended to support the development of highly capable orthoptic students by facilitating their participation in educational opportunities.
Students may apply for funding for expenses including, but not limited to, expenses related to:
- Matriculation in an Orthoptic Training Program
- Attendance at regional, national, or international Orthoptic meetings, including AAPOS, WSPOS, IOA or ISA meetings
- Tuition for online educational offerings
- Other acceptable educational opportunities
Scholarship will be awarded in the following denominations:
- 1 scholarship of $5000
- 1 scholarship of $2500
- 9 scholarships of $500
Winners will be announced in August.