Past Educational Starter Grants

Sponsored by Johnson&Johnson Vision Care, Inc.

With funding from The Vision Care Institute, LLC, an affiliate of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., ASCO is proud to offer Educational Starter Grants dedicated to Supporting educational research. These grants will serve to introduce and support the concepts of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). Although all types of educational research projects will be considered, priority will be given to those who embrace the concepts of SoTL.

2018 Grant Recipients

  • WUCO — Advantages of 3D Printed Physical Models Over Computer Generated Models and Textbooks – Dr. Joshua Cameron
  • MCPHS — Relationship Between Grit and Academic Performance in Optometry Students – Dr. Shankaran Ramaswamy

2017 Grant Recipient

  • AZCOPT — An Inquiry-Based Approach to Teaching Sphero-Cylindrical Ametropia – Dr. Nicole M. Putnam

2016 Grant Recipients

  • SCO — Development of a Digital Training Module for the Systematic Optic Disc Evaluation – Dr. Patricia Cisarik, Dr. Kristina Haworth
  • NECO — The New England College of Optometry Student Perception of Cultural Competence – Dr. Crystal Lewandowski Dr. Thomas Andrea
  • WUCO — Development of Educator Consensus on Entry-Level Competencies in Brain Injury Visual Rehabilitation – Dr. Valerie Wren

2015 Grant Recipients

2014 Grant Recipients

2013 Grant Recipients

2012 Grant Recipients

2011 Grant Recipient Proposals