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Jill and George Mertz OD/PhD Fellowship

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Now accepting applications until April 5th, 2024.

The application for the American Academy of Optometry Foundation’s (AAOF) Jill and George Mertz OD/PhD Fellowship is now open until April 5th, 2024. See below for details from AAOF.

“The American Academy of Optometry Foundation is pleased to announce the biennial, Jill and George Mertz OD/PhD Fellowship. This award is designed to help the best and brightest clinician-optometrists who demonstrate exceptional potential transition into a career that includes research and academic optometry.

The awardee will receive $30,000 (US dollars), payable over two years, and the fellowship will be awarded in congruence with enrollment into a vision or related biomedical science PhD program.” – AAOF

Learn more about how to apply – and about the 2023 fellowship recipient, Dr. Sara Abboud – by clicking the buttons below.

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