MCPHS University School of Optometry Scholarships
MCPHS University has established merit-based scholarship programs that are awarded to students by the Admission Office without regard for financial need. Recipients of merit-based funding will be considered for additional need-based financial aid, if eligible, upon receipt of a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Students accepted into the Doctor of Optometry (OD) program at MCPHS University for fall 2014 will automatically be considered for merit-based scholarship based on overall GPA, OAT scores, and optometric related experience. To qualify for consideration, application must be complete by March 1 and interview must be completed by April 1. While some scholarships are one-time awards, most are renewable. Scholarships range from $2,500 to $7,000 per year. Notification of awards will be made on or before April 15.
Dr. Shilpa Register Fund for Future Optometric Leaders: $1,000
This scholarship is awarded to one (1) future optometric leader who has exemplified their leadership skills within significant community service activities. To apply for this scholarship, students are required to submit a two-page essay that describes your plan to serve the optometric profession and future patients. The essay should include how you will utilize both your education and your leadership experience within past community service involvement. If selected, you will receive a $1,000, one-time, non-renewable scholarship.