THE VISION CARE INSTITUTE®, LLC's Medical Affairs is responsible for administering support of independent educational activities; we are dedicated to providing support for activities that are intended to improve patient care. We recognize that advances in certain procedures or technologies may be developed outside the traditional teaching institution environment. Because fellowships and scholarships play an important role in ensuring residents are fully trained in the latest medical procedures and technologies, THE VISION CARE INSTITUTE®, LLC provides educational grants to teaching institutions for their medical education activities by sponsoring fellowships.
Educational grants are made through THE VISION CARE INSTITUTE®, LLC, an affiliate of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. (JJVCI), with funds provided by JJVCI. THE VISION CARE INSTITUTE®, LLC develops and administers professional education and training programs in the vision care area, including hands-on training on the proper fitting of contact lenses and patient care related to contact lenses.
Please explore the pages on these sites to learn more about our educational grants process, how to contact Medical Affairs, for the required templates needed when applying for an educational grant, and the educational areas of interest for which grant applications are considered.
Before you begin the application process, please review the “Guidelines” section before proceeding to “Create/View Request”. A Letter of Request, and a Budget are required for all grant applications.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to system requirements, incomplete applications will not be processed. There is NO ‘save’ feature. You will not be able to save your work and return later.
This site is for educational grant applications for fellowships and scholarships only. If you are seeking funding for accredited and non-accredited educational programs for ophthalmologists, optometrists, or paraoptometrics, or for patient or provider educational materials, please visit VISTAKON®’s website at www.jnjvisioncare.com to submit an application. If you are a 501(c)3 organization requesting support for a charitable event (e.g. gala, dinner, run, walk, fundraiser), please forward an e-mail message to email@example.com.
THE VISION CARE INSTITUTE®, LLC Vision
THE VISION CARE INSTITUTE®, LLC is committed to supporting education through independent educational activities, including fellowship and scholarship programs. THE VISION CARE INSTITUTE®, LLC is responsible for administering THE VISION CARE INSTITUTE®, LLC support of independent education activities.
THE VISION CARE INSTITUTE®, LLC has prepared this information to assist schools and colleges of optometry, medical societies and associations and cooperative groups in preparing grant requests for submission to our organization.
THE VISION CARE INSTITUTE®, LLC adheres to a strict policy governing independent education activities. Our policy is based on guidelines set by government agencies (e.g. FDA, OIG), accrediting organizations (e.g. ACCME, COPE, NCLE), industry (e.g. PhRMA), and medical associations (e.g. AMA). One of the goals of our policy is to ensure that the fellowship/scholarship program administrator retains all control governing the program, and THE VISION CARE INSTITUTE®, LLC does not exercise any direct or indirect influence over any aspect associated with an independent educational program or activity.
Continuing Education Vision
To lead the vision care industry in quality continuing education by addressing the educational needs of healthcare providers and ultimately improving patient outcomes, with an organizational infrastructure that is approachable and responsive.