Now is a great time for a career as an Ophthalmic Medical Technician!
Financial assistance is available for pursuing a career in eye care. The type of aid requested will depend on whether you want to attend an academic educational program or gain experience through on-the-job training.
Financial Assistance for Academic Educational Program Students
View the U.S. Department of Education’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as “FAFSA”, for information on financial assistance.
Make sure to review the training program’s website you are considering for a list of available scholarships or grants awarded by the institution.
To be eligible for assistance from IJCAHPO, the training program you choose to attend must be accredited or have initial approval by the International Council of Accreditation (ICA).
Financial assistance varies in amount. For more information, review the available grants and scholarships on the JCAHPO Education and Research Foundation’s website.
Financial Assistance for On-The-Job Trained Professionals
The JCAHPO Education and Research Foundation offers financial assistance with certification examination fees for on-the-job trained professionals. Financial assistance varies in amount. Specific financial assistance available for GED graduates. For more information, review the available grants and scholarships on the JCAHPO Education and Research Foundation’s website.