CVI Endorsement Scholarship Program

CVI Endorsement Scholarship Program

Equal Eyes Vision Services is committed to supporting professionals who desire to obtain Perkins-Roman CVI Endorsement through a Scholarship Program.

The CVI Endorsement Scholarship Program provides:

  • Financial support for the Perkins-Roman CVI Endorsement Application ($125 value)
  • New copy of “Cortical Visual Impairment: An Approach to Assessment and Intervention, 2nd Edition” by Dr. Roman-Lantzy  ($65 value)
  • Mentorship through CVI Endorsement Process with Perkins-Roman CVI Endorsee
  • Opportunity to observe evaluations in the Equal Eyes CVI Clinic
  • Letter of Reference for CVI Endorsement Applicants (as appropriate)

CVI Scholarship Recipient requirements:

  • Submit a 500-1000 word essay supporting why applicant wishes to pursue CVI Endorsement, including:
    • Experience and current knowledge of CVI, as well as trainings completed or enrolled in currently
    • How applicant will apply CVI knowledge and endorsement to support children and families with CVI in the future
    • How applicant will advocate for children and families with CVI in the educational system
  • Observe at least 1 CVI Evaluation in the Equal Eyes CVI Clinic during Endorsement process
  • Optional:  Co-score with CVI Mentor in the Equal Eyes CVI Clinic within 6 months of Endorsement completion
  • Include: Name, Address, Phone Number, Email, Employment, Position Title

Equal Eyes Vision Services will award up to 5 CVI Endorsement Scholarships between May 2018 -December 2018.  Applicants should submit their essay to Kimberly Hudson at  Scholarships will be awarded at the discretion of Equal Eyes Vision Services based on quality of essay, applicant’s motivation to be a strong CVI Endorsee and advocate for children with CVI and their families. Applicants will be notified of scholarship decision within 14 days of receipt of application.