Grants are awarded as vouchers to be used towards discounts for the JCAHPO certification examination fee. Amounts range from $50 to $340 and are valid for one year from the date the voucher is issued.
Continuing Education Grant
Grants are awarded as vouchers to be used towards JCAHPO and/or ATPO Continuing Education Program registration fee. Amounts, range from $50 to Full Registration and are valid for one year from the date the voucher is issued.
ATPO Phil Weber Continuing Education Grant
ATPO is offering up to three $500 grants for its members to attend the upcoming JCAHPO and ATPO Annual Continuing Education Program. The $500 ATPO Grant is good for the Scientific Session + Grand Rounds Package, or the Scientific Session + Grand Rounds + JCAHPO Full Package, the remaining balance of the $500 will be mailed as a check following completion of the ATPO Program.
Harold A. Stein, MD, FRCS(C)* Prize for Best Scientific Paper
All allied ophthalmic personnel are invited to submit an original scientific paper on any ophthalmic topic of their choice (i.e., glaucoma, contact lenses, dry eye, animal eyes, cataracts, macular degeneration, etc.)
Training Program Scholarships
Programs must be approved, accredited or have received a Letter of Review, and are active educational programs for ophthalmic assistants, technicians, medical technologists or orthoptists for the current academic year.
Schools must publicize the availability of educational scholarships to potential candidates.
Evaluation Criteria: Scholarships are determined based on the student’s GPA. Program Directors may include additional information for consideration on the student application form.
Application Process: Program Directors submit one application package for all students seeking a scholarship. The Application Package must include:
Selection of recipients is accomplished by a Foundation Selection Committee. The Board of Directors of the JCAHPO Education & Research Foundation has absolute discretion concerning the approval of funding, and their decision is final.
The applicant’s age, sex, religion, or race shall not be considered.
Virginia S. Boyce Humanitarian Award