Dear Anterior Segment Section Members,
Please note the information below regarding the 2017 Korb-Exford Dry Eye Career Development Award Grant submission deadline which is quickly approaching!
The American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF) is accepting submissions for the 2017 Korb-Exford Dry Eye Career Development Award Grant.
The Korb-Exford Dry Eye Career Development Award Grant is designed to support an individual to further their knowledge in the broad area of dry eye. The individual must possess an OD or relevant graduate degree and must be a member of the American Academy of Optometry, as a student, candidate, or Fellow at the time of applying for the award. The successful individual must have a demonstrable interest in either a clinical or basic science area of dry eye and may be a clinician, educator, researcher, or student. The plan for the use of the $25,000 stipend must be submitted within the application.
Information and submission procedures for this grant can be viewed at the Korb-Exford Dry Eye Career Development page
The deadline for submitting a proposal is July 1, 2017 (No late submissions will be accepted).
Please share this announcement with qualified students, candidates, and faculty at your institution.
Questions can be directed to the AAOF at: AAOF@aaoptom.org or 321-319-4870.