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Pennsylvania-Delaware Chapter, Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired

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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Access the student scholarship invitation + application description for details and download the student scholarship application cover page

Student Scholarship Application Cover Page 2022 Penn-Del AER

Student Scholarship Letter-Description 2022 Penn-Del AER

2022 Penn-Del AER Scholarship Recipient

Joanna Graham

TVI Masters Degree in the Program of Visual Impairment and Blindness

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Penn-Del AER Education Scholarship Awardees

2021  Marie Vater, University of Pittsburgh

2021  Kenneth Quinn, University of Kentucky

2020  Patricia D'Ascenzo, University of Pittsburgh

2020  Laura Weaver Przybyla, University of Pittsburgh

2018  Christian Whitehead, Kutztown University

2017  Greg Lazur, University of Pittsburgh

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

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