The Penn-Del AER Scholarship was designed to reward one outstanding university student with a merit scholarship. Applicants need to be AER members, enrolled in a full or part-time program, and majoring in the following certification areas: Low Vision Therapist, Orientation and Mobility Specialist, Rehabilitation Counseling, Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments, or Vision Rehabilitation Therapist, as well as live or work within Pennsylvania or Delaware (but need not be enrolled within a program in Pennsylvania or Delaware).
The Penn-Del AER Education Scholarship is awarded during the Annual Banquet at the Penn-Del AER Conference. The Education Scholarship is a competitive merit award available to any Penn-Del AER member who lives or works in Pennsylvania or Delaware and who is enrolled in a university personnel preparation program in a related field of study that addresses the educational and rehabilitation needs of persons with visual impairments.
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2018 Penn-Del AER Scholarship Recipient
Senior at Kutztown University
Elementary Education and Special Education for the Visually Impaired
2017 Penn-Del AER Elinor Long Award Recipient
Graduate Student at the University of Pittsburgh, Dual Certification Program, Teacher of Students with Visual Impairment (TVI)/Orientation and Mobility (O&M) Specialist
Penn-Del AER Education Scholarship Awardees
2016 Brittany Larkin
2015 Katherine Flick, Kutztown University
2014 Amy Burke, University of Pittsburgh
2013 Kristina McClelland, University of Pittsburgh
2012 Kiriam Peters, University of Pittsburgh
2011 Carrie Livingston, University of Pittsburgh
2010 Amy Powell, University of Pittsburgh
2009 Courtney John, Salus University
2008 Steve Greenberg, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
2005 Mary Davidson, University of Pittsburgh