Academic Opportunity Fund

The purpose of the Academic Opportunity Fund (AOF) is to provide financial support to undergraduate and graduate students who have been accepted or invited by a reputable organization to present a scholastic achievement or participate in an academic competition.

Individuals are awarded up to $500.00. Groups are awarded up to $2,000. You may apply as early as 6 months prior to the conference. You must have submitted your completed application at least 4 weeks before your conference.

The AOF Application process is now entirely electronic. Please complete and sign the application using Adobe Reader.  Submit the application via email to


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