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TLC Laser Refractive Excellence Scholarship

MISSION STATEMENT:
As a partner of optometric education, TLC Laser Eye Centers (TLC in the area) wish to recognize 3rd and 4th year optometry students who best demonstrate clinical excellence in area of laser refractive technologies.

GENERAL ELIGIBILITY:
A total of three scholarships will be awarded to 3rd or 4th year optometry students currently matriculated in US optometry programs. Each eligible applicant must submit an application form and a short video essay (1 to 2 minutes) by February 1, 2019.

EACH SCHOLARSHIP CARRIES:
1. $5,000 scholarship money
2. Extra travel stipend to attend the 2019 OCCRS (Optometric Cornea Cataract Refractive Society) in San Diego
3. Opportunity to spend a day with one of our expert clinical directors at a TLC Laser Eye Centers

ELIGIBILITY & CRITERIA:
A total of three scholarships will be awarded to 3rd or 4th year optometry students currently matriculated in US optometry programs. Each eligible applicant must submit an application form and a short video essay (1 to 2 minutes) by February 1, 2019. Video essays longer than 2 minutes will not be eligible for review by TLC’s expert panel.

APPLICANTS MAY SELECT FROM ONE OF THE FOLLOWING VIDEO ESSAY TOPICS:
1. What inspired your clinical interests in area of laser vision correction?
2. What has been your most fulfilling case in area of laser vision correction?
3. What is/are the beneficial impact(s) of laser vision correction to patient’s lives?