NOA Future Contact Lens Leader Scholarship

  • NOA future contact lens leader scholarship sponsored by CooperVision, Inc.

Program Description

The National Optometric Association (NOA), with support from CooperVision®, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses, is pleased to offer a national scholarship program to support the education of future contact lens leaders. Up to three (3) winners who are current members of the National Optometric Student Association (NOSA) will be awarded $5,000. The scholarships will be awarded to eligible applicants who, as determined by a committee of NOA and CooperVision judges, best demonstrate contact lens leadership based on their submission and faculty recommendations.

Benefits of the Program

  • Three $5,000 scholarships
    Awarded to the NOSA members who demonstrate a high interest in contact lenses. Scholarship funds can be used at the student’s discretion.
  • Attend NOA’s Annual Convention
    Recipients will be announced and presented checks at the NOA’s Annual Convention.

How the Program Works

CooperVision has established $5,000 scholarships that will be awarded to National Optometric Student Association (NOSA) members who demonstrate a high interest in contact lenses. These competitive scholarships are available to up to three qualified optometry students who will be entering their third or fourth year of optometry school and current fourth year students who will enter a contact lens residency in July 2023. The recipients of the scholarships will be announced at the NOA’s Annual Convention.

Who Is Eligible?

Eligibility for the scholarships is based on meeting the following criteria:

  1. Must be a member in good standing of the National Optometric Student Association.
  2. Must be a student in good academic standing at his/her respective optometric program.
  3. These competitive scholarships are available to up to three qualified optometry students who will be entering their third or fourth year of optometry school and current fourth year students who will enter a contact lens residency in July 2023.

 

 

 

 

Application Process

 

Interested students must complete the application, submit a brief essay or video and provide a faculty recommendation.

 


Apply Now

 

 

 

Send your completed application and attachments (by email) by May 31, 2023 to:
noastudentdirector@gmail.com

 

Optometry students and educators.