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Essilor Student Scholarship Award

Essilor of America invites you to participate in Essilor Student Scholarship Program for 2017–2018. Essilor has proudly sponsored this program for more than 30 years. This is only a small part of our ongoing commitment to optometric education, optometry students and the optometric profession.

The clinical faculty and/or staff at each school should select one recipient based on the following criteria: Dispensing skills, application of Essilor lenses to patient needs, analysis of the case(s) and analysis of the lens design and lens performance (optional/extra).

AWARDS
• The student with the selected case report at each school will receive $1000, plus an entry into national judging.
• The national award winner and faculty advisor will each receive $2500.

 

REQUIREMENTS
• Program is open to optometry students who have experience in the clinic’s optical dispensary.
• Students should submit casereports on patients fit with Essilor lenses to the school’s faculty and/ or clinical staff who will select one submission.
• Maximum length is 2000 words.
• Reports should include patient’s old and new Rx, occupation, hobbies, unique problem solving applications and pertinent information.
• Student information must include name, address, e-mail address, telephone number.

 

DEADLINE: Submit by January 25, 2018 at 5:00pm to rjherrin@Central.UH.EDU

**Do not submit directly to Essilor.**