Visual Impairment and Orientation and Mobility Professional Scholarship Program (VIOMPSP)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 23, 2019
Closes
May 23, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job.
  • Must be unconditionally accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled in a program of study leading to a degree in orientation and mobility, low vision therapy, or vision rehabilitation or a dual degree at an accredited institution in the U.S.
  • You may not have had previous breaches (broken an agreement with) of any federally sponsored scholarship program.
  • You may not be delinquent (31 days past due) on payment of a federal debt. This includes delinquent taxes, audit disallowances, guaranteed or direct student loans, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) or VA mortgages, and other misc admin debts.
  • You may not have previously applied for or received waivers of financial obligation for any federally sponsored scholarship program.
  • You must not currently owe obligation to any other entity to perform service after you complete the course of study for this scholarship program.
  • You must agree to relocate, at your own expense if needed, to complete the required full time VA employment service obligation after graduation and required licensure/certification.
  • You must possess a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale in your current program of study. Provide unofficial transcripts to your application that support your response
    • Must be accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled in a program of study leading to a degree in orientation and mobility, low vision therapy, or vision rehabilitation therapy degree from an accredited educational institution that is in the United States.
    • A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale in your current program of study. Provide unofficial transcripts to your application that support your response.

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript to receive credit for that education.

    If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Veterans will be considered first among all equally qualified candidates. After we receive application packages (including all required documents) we will review applications to ensure requirements are met.

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    Drug test required No


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