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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2022 Penn-Del AER Scholarship Recipient
TVI Masters Degree in the Program of Visual Impairment and Blindness
University of Pittsburgh
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