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 Cleveland, Ohio this year.  Applications must be postmarked or received electronically by  July 1, 2018.  The recipient will be notified on or before September 1, 2018.  Please download the application below for this stipend.

1st TIME ATTENDEE STIPEND APPLICATION DOWNLOAD

STIPEND #2:

The second stipend is for those members who wish to obtain ACVREP certification as a Vision Rehabilitation Therapist or for those seeking re-certification within the calendar year.  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, 2018-August 31, 2019.  Application must be postmarked or received electronically by July 1, 2018.  Please download the application below for this stipend.

Certification / Re-Certification STIPEND APPLICATION DOWNLOAD

Please send your application to the following address or E-Mail it to the address below:

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