Travel Grants

Travel grants are filled. Congratulations to the recipients!

AOAExcel Travel Grant for 2018 and 2019 Graduates

FULL! AOAExcel is offering a $500 travel grant to the first 75 eligible applicants. It will be awarded post-Optometry's Meeting to those who fulfill the requirements. To be eligible, you must be an AOA member and must have graduated from optometry school in 2018 or 2019. Winners will also receive an invitation to the exclusive Young OD Reception on Thursday, June 20 from 4:30-5:30pm.

How to qualify:

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2019 AOA+ Influencer


You could be one of 300 students to receive a $250 stipend to attend Optometry's Meeting 2019 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 2019 (#OM2019) and help break through the communication clutter to focus on the amazing experiences offered to them as AOA/AOSA members.

FULL! Thank you to everyone who is a 2019 AOA+ Influencer!

Allergan Travel Grant

Congratulations to the 50 winners of the Allergan Travel Grant to Optometry's Meeting 2019!

First Place winner Shadan Zangana of PUCO will receive a $750 travel grant.

Second place winner Amanda Walsh of AZCOPT will receive a $500 travel grant

Third place winner Linh Nguyen of RSO will win a $350 travel grant.

Forth-seven other students will win $250 travel grants, all courtesy of Allergan!

The top 3 photos will appear in AOSA's Foresight magazine in 2019.

Allergan Top 3

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