Are you a student from outside North America and planning to attend the 3rd World Congress of Optometry? Apply for a World Optometry Foundation (WOF) Student Travel Fellowship.

Are you a student from outside North America and planning to attend the 3rd World Congress of Optometry? Apply for a World Optometry Foundation (WOF) Student Travel Fellowship.

Accepting Applications from March 15 – July 31, 2019.

The WOF is pleased to announce the first WOF Student Travel Fellowships for optometry students from outside North America to attend the 3rd World Congress of Optometry. The WOF Student Travel Fellowship Program was created to encourage students to further educate themselves about optometry around the world.

Preference will be given to students who have a poster or paper accepted for the Congress although it is not mandatory. These six $1,250 awards are available to registered undergraduate, postgraduate student studying at optometry school or a graduate studying for professional qualifying examinations at an institution outside North America. The country where institute of education is located or the institute itself must be a member of WCO.

Applications for the WOF Student Travel Fellowship Program opens March 15, 2019 and closes July 31, 2019. Successful applicants will be notified by August 31, 2019.

 Click here to learn more and complete an application for a WOF Student Travel Fellowship.

Please email garryn.marlen@worldoptometry.org for any questions concerning the WOF Student Travel Fellowships.

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