FOREA Orthoptic Student Scholarship Program
FOREA Scholarships are available to incoming second year and advanced standing students (graduating in 2021) enrolled in an American Orthoptic Council (AOC) or Canadian Orthoptic Council (COC) orthoptic/vision science accredited 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:
- 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 opportunities
- Other acceptable educational opportunities
A minimum of ten scholarships ranging between $500 to $5000 (USD) will be awarded to eligible students in 2020, who meet all scholarship requirements.
The application cycle will begin in the spring of 2020. Please continue to check back here for updates.
Any questions can be addressed to:
Carole M. Panton CO, OC(C) at email@example.com
Chair – FOREA Educational Scholarship Committee