Residency Program Directors and Coordinators,
Please share this VALUABLE opportunity with your resident(s).
The National Association of VA Optometrists (NAVAO) is excited to offer seven $750 scholarships for optometry residents, which will be awarded at the annual American Academy of Optometry Meeting in New Orleans October 2023. The application is open now through August 25, 2023.
To receive the scholarship, candidates must:
- Register to join NAVAO as a Resident Member ($25 membership fee)
- Submit their completed application online by August 25, 2023
- Attend the NAVAO Reception/Dinner at AAO New Orleans
Please download the scholarship prompt word document file (attached to this email). Complete the prompts and upload it, along with your CV to the Scholarship Application, using the link below.
For your CV, we encourage you to include any pertinent leadership and teaching experiences, volunteer work, publications, and professional memberships. Also, please have your residency supervisor (or a staff VA optometrist) send a letter of recommendation to: scholarshipapp@NAVAO.org
Winners will be notified by email by September 15, 2023 and presented with the award at the NAVAO Reception/Dinner on October 12, 2023.
Any questions can be emailed to: scholarshipapp@NAVAO.org