Scholarships for Optometry Students


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Scholarships (by Student Application)

The following is a list of scholarships available to current Optometry students for the current academic year. Please click on the link for the scholarship to obtain more information and download the announcement and application.

NOTE: Application materials for the current academic year will be posted as they become available.

Unless noted otherwise, all applications and supporting materials are due via email to Kailin Hu in the ASAO by the specified dates no later than 11:59 PM. The ASAO will forward all applications to the scholarship-granting organization. Questions can be directed to the Admissions & Student Affairs Office by phone at (510) 642-9537 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Deadlines and Submission Sites: The last column on the right lists both the deadline and organization for submission of your application(s). "Org." indicates that the application should be mailed directly to the sponsoring organization (i.e., not submitted to Kailin Hu in the ASAO).

Berkeley Optometry Service Awards

The School of Optometry offers its students a range of both external scholarships and internal awards to help make the cost of an optometric education more affordable and accessible.

Service awards are given to students who have demonstrated outstanding service to the optometric profession or the community during the year. These activities include, but are not limited to: service to local, national, or international charitable organizations, professional organizations, the local community, Berkeley Optometry, UC Berkeley, or the larger University of California system.

Scholarships for 2014-2015


Scholarship InformationLinkClass YrAmountDeadline/
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Alcon Case Study PDF 4th $1,000,
$5,000
Closed
Allergan Travel Grant Essay Contest 1. Flyer
2. App
WEB
1st-4th $500 Closed

ASCO Cultural Competency Competition WEB 3rd-4th $2,500 Closed
ASCO Student Award in Clinical Ethics PDF 3rd-4th $1,000 Closed
Bay Area Optometric Council - - - Closed
Berkeley Optometry Service Awards - 1st–4th $1,500 Closed
Bernard Maitenaz Scholarship,
Sponsored by Essilor
WEB 3rd $10,000 10/28/2014
ASAO
Envision Video Competition - 1st–4th $5,000 Closed
Essilor Travel Fellowship -   $750 Closed
Galina Grant (AOA) WEB 3rd $2,500 10/28/2014
ASAO
HOYA Grant & Scholarship - 3rd-4th $1,000,
$6,000
Closed
InfantSEE Scholarship,
Sponsored by Vision West
WEB 3rd $2,500,
$5,000
10/28/2014
ASAO
International Vision Expo Grant - 3rd-4th $1,000 Closed
J. Pat Cummings Award WEB 2nd-3rd $1,000 9/17/2014
Closed
Molinari Scholarship - 1st–3rd $6,000 Closed
Pat and Patrick Cummings Scholarship WEB 3rd $5,000 10/28/2014
ASAO
Pearle One Sight WEB 1st–3rd $5,000 Closed
Salierno Scholarship - 2nd - Closed
Transitions Optical WEB 1st–4th $500 Closed
Turner Memorial Fund PDF 1st–4th $2,500 Closed
TVCI Travel Grant - 1st–4th $595 to
$1,595
Closed
Varilux Student Grant PDF 3rd-4th $1,000 Closed
Vision West Independent Optometry PDF 4th $1,000 Closed
Walman Optical Scholarship PDF 2nd–3rd $1,000 to $4,000 Closed
Wal-Mart Foresight - 1st-3rd $1,500 up to
$15,000
Closed
Wal-Mart Optometry - 2nd-4th $1,000 Closed
Yamamoto Award - 4th $1,000 Closed

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