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:

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 which will be held in Jacksonville, FL this year.  Applications must be postmarked or received electronically by  August 15, 2019.  The recipient will be notified at this years 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, 2019-August 31, 2020.  Application must be postmarked or received electronically by August 15, 2019.  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