Show us how you will recommend lens technology for a chance to win a $2,500, $1,500 or $500 scholarship!

Brought to you by Transitions Optical, Inc. and the Opticians Association of Canada, the Students of Vision Scholarship Program supports the next generation of opticians, optometrists and optometric assistants.

Projects must be submitted by November 1, 2019.
Winners announced November 15, 2019.

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2018 Students of Vision Scholarship Program

2018 Grand prize winner Sherene Vazhappily

For the 2018 scholarship program, student applicants were tasked with describing how they will educate their patients on style in vision care by crafting a video, presentation or essay entry. Winner of the grand prize, Sherene Vazhappilly submitted a video entry describing her three-part approach to ensuring that patients find eyeglasses that not only correct their vision, but appeal to their sense of style as well. Katherine Vanloo, the second place winner, wrote an essay that focused on different frame and lens options available for different prescription needs. Brittany Hoffman, the third place winner, created a unique example consultation folder as a guide for having the style conversation with patients as an optician.