Continuous learning is essential to health care professionals’ ability to provide exceptional patient care to our Nation’s Veterans. We understand that and encourage VA employees to pursue higher education by offering one of the most comprehensive education support programs in the Nation.

To meet VHA’s needs for qualified Blind Rehabilitation Specialists, VHA Healthcare Talent Management and Blind Rehabilitation Services is spreading the word to attract the best applicants to apply for the Visual Impairment and Orientation & Mobility Professionals Scholarship Program (VIOMPSP).

For this exciting scholarship and future VA employment opportunity, VA will accept applications from students either currently enrolled in, or un-conditionally accepted into a program of study related to Visual Impairment or Mobility and Orientation. Qualified VIOMPSP applications will be accepted until July 15, 2015.

Scholarships cover tuition and required fees up to $15,000 per academic year or $45,000 total award for multiple years. For a complete listing of eligibility requirements, covered expenses, service obligation requirements, and the application process, visit USAJobs.

Explore all scholarship programs and get a comprehensive look at the educational incentive programs VA affords its employees and trainees. All scholarship and loan repayment programs are subject to funding availability.

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Published on Jun. 29, 2015

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