Stipends

AVRT STIPENDS

The Association of Vision Rehabilitation Therapists (AVRT) is pleased to offer the following 2 stipends. Below is the information about both and how to qualify.  Please contact us if you have any questions concerning these stipends.

STIPEND #1:

Due to the unforeseen circumstance with Covid-19 pandemic, we will not be giving out this Stipend.  Let’s hope things are back to normal by next years conference!  The information below is just information.  Once again, we will not be awarding this stipend.  For updated conference information, please click here.

Stipend number 1 is for those wishing to attend the AVRT conference as a first-time attendee.  Members, Students or other professionals may apply for a stipend of $250.00.  This stipend applies to persons wishing to attend the Annual AVRT Conference for the FIRST TIME. The recipient will be notified in time to register for this year’s conference.  Please download the application below for this stipend.

1st TIME ATTENDEE STIPEND APPLICATION DOWNLOAD

STIPEND #2:

The second stipend is for those members who are obtaining ACVREP certification or re-certification as a Vision Rehabilitation Therapist.  Vision Rehabilitation Therapists who wish to receive assistance with certification or re-certification through ACVREP may apply for a stipend of $300.00.  Certification/re-certification must be obtained during the period September 1, 2020-August 31, 2021. Please download the application below for this stipend.

Certification / Re-Certification STIPEND APPLICATION DOWNLOAD

Please share this information with others.  We are pleased to help support the efforts for continued professional development in the field.  Please direct any questions to Dr. Linda Fugate, Scholarship Chair at:

The Scholarship Committee
C/O: Dr. Linda Fugate
2419 Gordon Smith Dr.
Mobile, AL  36617

Phone: (251) 478-2192

E-Mail Address: linda.fugate@rehab.alabama.gov