Optometry Divas announces the launch of its CEO of YOU® Scholarship for 2021. The new scholarship program is aimed at upcoming 3rd-year Optometry students passionate about Optometry and future professional autonomy.
The scholarship is open to upcoming female 3rd-year students in the fall. Optometry Divas will award up to $3,000*** in scholarship to the winner to pay for the following NBEO Examinations:
- Part I ABS
- Part II PAM
- Part III CSE
Optometry Divas believes that professional autonomy and a passion for one’s career bear enormous potential to initiate change, and students will play an important role in shaping the future of Optometry. Through the CEO of YOU® Scholarship, Optometry Divas hopes to turn passion into action and dreams into plans for future success.
To apply, students must
- Join Optometry Divas as an Associate Diva. Click HERE to join.
- Register for our upcoming Escape to Serenity Educational Retreat. Registration is FREE for students. Click HERE to register.
- Write an essay or create a video or infographic about the pros and cons of their future modality of practice after Optometry School.
- Share their essay, video, or infographic on the following social media platforms and tag @OptometryDivas. Remember to add the following hashtags to your post: #optometrydivas #empowerconnectpromote #ceoofyou #ceoofyouscholarship2021 #2021educationalretreat #escapetoserenity
- Essays should be shared on LinkedIn and Facebook
- Videos should be shared on YouTube and Facebook
- Infographics should be shared on Instagram and Facebook
- Write a 5-year business plan with financials to address the pros and cons of their chosen practice modality. The business plan must be 5-10 pages long.
- Upload a copy of the following below.
- Business Plan
- School Enrollment Verification Form (Click HERE to download form)
Submissions are due August 6, 2021. The recipient will be announced at our Escape to Serenity Educational Retreat, August 14, 2021.
***Funds will be dispursed directly to the National Board of Examiners in Optometry on behalf of the recipient as they register for the national board exams***
Thank you so much for your interest in our CEO of YOU® Scholarship. Unfortunately, the deadline for application submission was August 6, 2021. Applications are no longer being accepted.
CEO of YOU® Scholarship Application Deadline