Diversity Perspective, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist students who plan to attend a four-year post-graduate program leading to a Doctor of Optometry degree.
The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team.
Applicants to the Black EyeCare Perspective Scholarship Program must:
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $1,000 award. Up to 13 awards will be granted.
The award is one-time only. Past recipients cannot reapply for this award; however they can reapply to the program each year they meet the eligibility requirements and may receive the 13% Promise Scholarship.
The award may be used for any education-related expenses. Awards are for post-graduate study only.
All applicants will be notified in July.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Diversity Perspective, Inc. Payment is made in August.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of educational and career goals and objectives, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.
Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Diversity Perspective, Inc. play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than May 23, 2022 3:00 pm 3:00 p.m. CT.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.