Opportunities in Optometry News

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'Opportunities’ grants offer students and profession means to grow

The next generation is ready for more—more access, more information and more people with more experiences to inform and guide the health care field. With over 20 Opportunities in Optometry grants awarded in 2023, this year’s recipients have identified more opportunities for growth in eye care.

Optometry Cares–The AOA Foundation Announces 2023 Scholarship Recipients

St. Louis, Missouri – March 7, 2023 – Optometry Cares—The AOA Foundation is pleased to share the 2023 scholarships, including the Larry J. Alexander Scholarship for Education, Dr. Seymour Galina Scholarship and Bernard Maitenaz Scholarship, have been awarded to three deserving students. This year’s scholarship recipients include:

Opportunities grants awarded for profession’s future

Over three dozen Opportunities in Optometry grants have been awarded since 2021, helping traditionally underrepresented minority groups within the profession apply for optometry school.

Enrich optometry’s future: Support ‘Opportunities’ grants

New AOA/AOSA Opportunities in Optometry grants provide underrepresented minority students assistance with entrance costs for optometry school—how you can help.