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Beta Sigma Kappa (BSK) Research Fellowship

Fellowship to a USA, Canada, or Puerto Rico Optometric Resident,
Faculty Member, or Advance Practice Fellow for Research Projects

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Funding Source:

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American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF)

Deadline Date:

08/01/20

Description:

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Fellowship to a USA, Canada, or Puerto Rico optometric resident, faculty member, or advanced practice fellow for research projects. Fellowships are intended for a wide range of research topics in the areas of vision science, clinical practice, or eye-related public health. The fellowship funding is designed to benefit individuals early in their career.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159495

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$4,000

Number of Grants:

One fellowship will be awarded annually.

Estimated Size of Grant:

$4,000

Term of Contract:

Funds support research conducted for a period up to one year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility:
i. All optometric related faculty, including adjunct faculty, within three years of initial academic faculty appointment, optometric residents, and fellows at any school or college of optometry, irrespective of membership in BSK, are eligible to apply for a BSK Research Fellowship.

ii. Applicants must be a member of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), whether as a Fellow or Candidate.

The policy is not to cover any indirect costs associated with research grants.

Pre-Application Information:

The submission window opens June 1, 2020 and closes August 1, 2020.

Applications should be emailed. Applications will receive a confirmation by e-mail from the AAOF within three business days of receipt. If you do not receive a confirmation, contact the AAOF office to ensure the application is on file.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Applications and supporting materials should be emailed to AAOAwards@aaoptom.org

American Academy of Optometry Foundation
2909 Fairgreen Street
Orlando, FL 32803
Tel: 321-319-4870
Toll Free: 844-323-3937

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