2019 SPV Student Award

The AOA's Sports & Performance Vision Committee and Advocacy Network (SPVAN) will award six optometry students who have shown exceptional dedication to advancing the field of Sports & Performance Vision. Awardees will be provided a grant after participating in the Sports & Performance Vision Forum and AOA+ events at 2019 Optometry's Meeting®.

To apply for this award, optometry students must submit a 1-2 page summary about how Sports & Performance Vision is an essential part of primary eye care for many of our patient that are involved in sports from little league, to high school sports, weekend golf and professional sports.  

Please email your summary to SPV@aoa.org (include "Sports & Performance Award Application" in the subject line) by April 30, 2019.

Grant Requirements
To receive the grant, awardees must:

After completion of the above requirements, awardees will receive:

  • A certificate of completion
  • A $200 grant to offset the cost of Optometry's Meeting travel and expenses
  • Recognition of their award:
  1. On AOA's SPV webpage
  2. In a SPV chair email to SPVAN membership