Student Travel Grants

More than $58,000 in travel grant opportunities to Optometry's Meeting await—but you must act soon!

2018 AOSA Influencer

You could be one of 180 students to receive a $250 stipend to attend Optometry's Meeting 2018 if you become an Influencer. Influencers are people who have built a reputation for their knowledge and expertise on a topic. They make regular posts about a topic on their preferred social media channels and generate large followings of enthusiastic engaged people. Influencers will promote Optometry's Meeting 2018 and help break through the communication clutter to focus on the amazing experiences offered to them as AOA/AOSA members.

Apply NOW to be considered! CLICK HERE for more information and to apply.

Allergan Travel Grant

Your photo representing glaucoma-literal or abstract-can win you a travel grant to Optometry's Meeting in Denver! Allergan is offering 50 travel grants to Denver, Colorado this summer.

Prizes: First Place winner will get a $750 travel grant to Optometry's Meeting, June 20-23, 2018, in Denver! Second place is a $500 travel grant and third place will win a $350 travel grant. 47 other students will win $250 travel grants, all courtesy of Allergan! The top 3 photos will appear in AOSA's Foresight magazine in 2018.

Rules: No more than 1 submission per student, and each must be accompanied by a description (25 words or less) of how the photo represents the symptoms that a patient suffers when he or she suffers from glaucoma or blindness. You agree that AOSA has permission to reproduce and share your photo. You cannot re-submit a photo that has been submitted in prior years. Photos will be judged by the AOSA's Media & Marketing Committee and winners will be notified May 18.  Winners will receive their grants post-Optometry's Meeting.

Deadline for entry is May 4thCLICK HERE to submit your photo and description!

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